Muscular dystrophy and related conditions cause muscles to waste and weaken. More than 70,000 people in the UK are affected

Rigid spine syndrome

Rigid Spine Syndrome is a congenital muscular dystrophy which has specific features. These features include rigidity (stiffness) of the spine, muscle weakness and respiratory problems.

Support and information

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is here for you and your family. For more information about Rigid Spine Syndrome or for support, contact our freephone support line or send us an email (Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm): 0800 652 6352 (freephone)

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