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
San Diego Support Group Meeting Monday, December 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Research shows that people who receive support from a social network cope better, feel more in control, and have better…
The 4th Annual Strike Out Myositis Event Friday, January 4, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
More information and invitations will be mailed out soon.
Missouri/So. Illinois KIT Support Group Meeting Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The meetings will be held in the North Building and not in the hospital. Please enter from the Eastside, which…
2018 Annual Patient Conference
Folks learned a lot at TMA’s 2018 Annual Patient Conference. For those who were unable to attend (and even those who did but want to revisit some of the sessions), here we provide materials from many of those presentations.
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!
TMA is Charity of the MonthDecember 3, 2018
TMA is thrilled to be chosen as Charity of the Month for December by two radio stations in the Washington,…
New medical advisors appointedNovember 27, 2018
The Myositis Association (TMA), the leading international patient organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by myositis, is…
Myositis researchers honoredNovember 21, 2018
TMA celebrated its 25th anniversary by recognizing three outstanding myositis researchers for their contributions to understanding these diseases and moving…