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.
Chris Dotur: Hereditary Inclusion-Body Myositis
Eva Avelino: Polymyositis
Stanley Prather: Dermatomyositis
Michael Bradbury: Sporadic Inclusion-Body Myositis
MN Support Group Meeting Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Our next MN Support Group meeting will be held on June 23rd at the Augusburg Park Library Meeting Room located…
Dermatomyositis Connect Group Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Renee Lentner Discussion on Anti-Inflammation Diets Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2152624920 Or iPhone one-tap :…
Polymyositis Connect Group Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Dana Ascherman Discussion on Long Term Effects of Myositis Medications Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2152624920…
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.
16th Annual Myositis Awareness Charity Event
Join TMA on Friday, June 29th for the 16th annual Dr & Mrs. Nicholas C. Pedano Memorial Golf Tournament.
Good news and bad news for DM researchJune 13, 2018
DM research moves forward as two clinical trials testing medications for this form of myositis report outcomes today.
TMA earns Charity Navigator’s 4-star ratingJune 1, 2018
The Myositis Association is pleased to announce that it has once again received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
TMA in 25 WordsMay 15, 2018
May is Myositis Awareness Month. This year, TMA also celebrates 25 years as Your Myositis Association. In recognition of this…