neuromuscular neuromuscular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affecting or characteristic of both neural and muscular tissue

Usage(s):

  1. So dire, in fact, that winning is often a matter of perception for Genson, who uses a scooter and cane to ease the pain of walking due to a neuromuscular disorder.
  2. Participating in the action of a game--pushing buttons to score, shoot, bomb, fight or fly--entails neuromuscular coordination.
  3. Workers in noisy surroundings often complain of such apparently psychogenic ailments as nausea, fatigue, headache, loss of neuromuscular coordination, and reduced sexual desire.

News

  1. MDA looking for male counselors, volunteers

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association is searching for men who are looking for a rewarding and memorable experience this summer to join their summer camp. Volunteer counselors are needed to assist young people with neuromuscular diseases and help them enjoy a fun-filled week at MDA summer camp, which will take place from Aug. 3 to Aug. 9 at Camp Hemlocks in Hebron.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Middletown Press

  2. Lock-up to fight neuromuscular disease set for Thursday at Pizza Ranch

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association is hosting a lock-up at Pizza Ranch in Newton from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to raise funds for more than 600 children and adults fighting neuromuscular disease in the Central Iowa.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Newton Daily News

  3. Disabled Model Launches "WE ARE THE CURE" Campaign with Erotic Art

    Jocelyn Woods, 27, born with a severe neuromuscular disease, launches modeling campaign "Ecstasy of a Cripple Part II: WE ARE THE CURE" with photographer/artist Thomas Dodd, modeling in a series of erotica to summon global awareness. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10811393.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. According to the report, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Lowry is suffering from exertional compartment syndrome, which is described as "an exercise- induced neuromuscular condition that causes pain, swelling and sometimes even disability in...
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Bruce Bochy Source: Sports Network

  2. "They proved me wrong," said Peter Butler of the Royal Free Hospital in London, who has been organizing a slower-paced effort to transplant faces in England. "Her neuromuscular recovery looks good. She's done extremely well."
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Peter Butler Source: Washington Post

  3. "It is important that we create greater awareness for PLS and other neuromuscular diseases, and recognize the example set by those courageous individuals like Hardy Brown and the Spastic Paraplegic Foundation who continue to persevere and prosper...
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Rep Joe Baca Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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