Neuromuscular disease (NMD)

Neuromuscular disease (NMD) is the name given to a range of diseases and conditions that affect the nerves controlling your muscles. If the nerves can’t communicate with your muscles, your muscles then can’t function properly.

What is NMD?

Neuromuscular disease (NMD) is the name given to a range of diseases and conditions that affect your muscles.

Traveling with your therapy equipment

Thanks to their universal power supply, most ResMed devices can be used all over the world and even on an airplane.

Traveling with your therapy equipment

Traveling with your therapy equipment

Thanks to their universal power supply, most ResMed devices can be used all over the world and even on an airplane.

Treatment options

Treatment options

ResMed has developed therapy devices and ventilators that can help you feel better during the day and sleep better at night, so you can get the most out of life.

Why is treatment important?

Because NMD affects your muscles, you may not have the muscle strength to breathe on your own, and it’s important that you start treatment with a ventilator.

The benefits of treatment

The benefits of treatment

Studies have shown that noninvasive ventilation (NIV) can improve the symptoms associated with respiratory failure for NMD patients.

*Your respiratory system is made up of the organs in your body that help you to breathe.