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.
Neuromuscular disease (NMD) is a broad term that encompasses many diseases and ailments that impair muscle function, either directly via intrinsic muscle pathology, or indirectly via nerve pathology.
Treating a patient with respiratory failure caused by NMD can help alleviate some of the symptoms of poor respiration.
*Your respiratory system is made up of the organs in your body that help you to breathe.