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Finding my muscular dystrophy through a muscle biopsy

Prior to the age of genetic testing, one of the few ways to decipher if you had muscular dystrophy was to do a biopsy. I have had two muscle biopsies. The first muscle biopsy was just before my diagnosis at … Continue reading

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Bilateral heel cord lengthening surgery

“Bilateral heel cord lengthening” sounds horrendous. For a few days it felt like it. But it was probably the best thing I did. Before being diagnosed with Becker muscular dystrophy I was walking on my toes. It wasn’t like I … Continue reading

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