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 Support Group network.Find a Support Group
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.
See TMA in the News
Check out recent blog posts to stay up-to-date on TMA and myositis news.
We always welcome new members to our community. Join by volunteering, fundraising, and more.
TMA Rainbow Warriors Affinity Group Meeting Sunday, February 25, 2024 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Register Here TMA is proud to host LGBTQIA+ programming in the form of TMA’s Rainbow Warriors Affinity Group! This group meets on…
TMA Ask The Doc Encore Webinar featuring Dr. Rohit Aggarwal Monday, February 26, 2024 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Last month our Ask The Doc with Dr. Rohit Aggarwal ended with 40 questions still in the queue! Dr. Aggarwal…
TMA’s Men Managing Myositis Affinity Group Meeting Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Myositis 101 for Patients
The Myositis 101 for patients videos by Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, Co-Director of Myositis Center of University of Pittsburgh, Chair of Medical Advisory Board of The Myositis Association (TMA) and author of book “Managing Myositis: A Practical Guide” explain myositis management and treatment in terms that are accessible by all.
2023 International Annual Patient Conference: Session Recordings
TMA’s 2023 International Annual Patient Conference offered expert presentations on a great variety of topics of interest to those who live with myositis. If you weren’t able to attend this year, or if you want to revisit some of the sessions, we offer a complete package of recordings from nearly every session on the conference agenda.
TMA's Affinity Groups
Our increased virtual environment has allowed for connectivity that surpasses geographic location. In addition to our traditional KIT support groups, TMA is supporting meeting circles with outreach efforts targeted toward supporting and extending our organization’s reach into new communities.
Myositis Awareness Month
May is National Myositis Awareness Month! Celebrate with us by learning how to educate your community about myositis. With our 2023 theme, “Beyond Limits,” we are continuing to support those who live with myositis, their care partners, and the health professionals who treat them.
Tackling a good causeJanuary 24, 2024
TMA is grateful to Chelsi Boiardi and the New England Patriots for choosing our organization as the beneficiary of their My Cause My Cleats campaign.
TMA’s Find a Doctor tool just got better!January 6, 2024
It can be hard to find a doctor who knows what myositis is and how to treat it. This tool can help.
New Year’s Non-resolutionsDecember 18, 2023
Does the idea of New Year Resolutions stress you out? Here are some alternatives to this tradition that can add value to your year ahead without adding extra pressure.