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.
Visit the Myositis Library
Browse our library to find helpful discussions, presentations and research studies.
We always welcome new members to our community. Join by volunteering, fundraising, and more.
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
MD, DE, DC, Northern Virginia Support Group Meeting Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our Lady of the Fields is undergoing air conditioner replacement. Hence, the new location. Please join us and finally we…
Kansas/Western MO Support Group Meeting Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Our guest speaker will be Dr. Stevens, Pulmonologist with KU Medical Center who works with Myositis patients. In addition to those who…
2018 Annual Patient Conference Thursday, September 6, 2018 – Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Tentative agenda Thursday, September 6 10:00am Registration Opens 1:00pm First-timer Orientation 1:45pm …
Attend Our Annual Patient Conference
Learn about all aspects of myositis diseases and living with chronic illness from the world's foremost myositis experts and others. Make connections with other patients and care partners who live with myositis diseases. TMA is celebrating 25 years as Your Myositis Association. Special events to celebrate the 25th anniversary will take place at the Annual Patient Conference.
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. Try it today!
You may qualify for a research studyAugust 10, 2018
Bristol-Myers Squibb is currently sponsoring a research study for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). People diagnosed with lupus can…
Overview of IBM diagnosis and potential treatmentsAugust 6, 2018
A recent article in the journal Current Opinions in Rheumatology discusses significant points related to our current understanding about IBM…
If you have myositis and lupus, you may qualify for a research studyAugust 3, 2018
Bristol-Myers Squibb is currently sponsoring a research study for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).