Providing Education, Research, and Support to the Myositis Community
What is Myositis?
Myositis is a muscle-wasting disease that results in fatigue and reduced strength.
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Browse our library to find helpful discussions, presentations and research studies.
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Check out recent blog posts to stay up-to-date on TMA and myositis news.
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Find a Support Group
If you are a member of TMA and are looking to talk with others about your disease to gain a better understanding and prepare for the challenges ahead, you are encouraged to join the KIT support group network.Find a Support Group
Each person's journey is unique, yet familiar. Listen to those living with myositis share their stories of persistence and hope.
John Mozer: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
Dale Scott: Polymyositis
Bill Simeral: Polymyositis
Michael Bradbury: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
SW FL Support Group Awareness symposium for local PTs and OTs Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Occupational and Physical Therapists’ Guide to Myositis Please join PTs and OTs from the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center for a…
New Mexico, and NW Texas Group Support Meeting Saturday, May 25, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The month of May is Myositis Awareness Month!! The New Mexico and NW Texas Group Support Meeting will be held…
6th Annual Million Dollar Bike Ride Saturday, June 8, 2019
Team Cure IBM Will Ride in the 2019 Million Dollar Bike Ride! Click here for more details
TMA Grants and Fellowships
Research into myositis is a priority of TMA. TMA is actively engaged with the myositis research community in the U.S. and overseas. Through research, the mystery of myositis will be solved and, ultimately, a cure will be available.
TMA offers its online Community Forum, which has multiple forums where you can post to reach other TMA members who have similar concerns as you.
Occupational Therapy for MyositisApril 11, 2019
TMA celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month (April) with a conversation with Dr. Malin Regardt, an occupational therapist on our Medical…
Myositis Study FindingsApril 5, 2019
Recent study findings from TMA research fellow Dr. Simon Rothwell will soon be published in the medical journal Annals of Rheumatic…
The IBM Registry at YaleMarch 11, 2019
When retired Yale professor of economics Martin Shubik was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis (IBM) in 2003, very little was…