Professor Michael Hanna BSc(Hons) MBChB(Hons), ECFMG(USA), MD, FRCP(UK)

London Neurologist

Patient Information

Information for patients, family and carers


Nerve Biopsy

Your neurologist has recommended that you have a nerve biopsy to help make a diagnosis of your condition, or to help decide on the best treatment for you. This booklet has been written by the Neuromuscular team at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Our aim is to explain what a nerve biopsy is, how it is performed and what you are likely to experience. If you have any questions about this procedure please contact a member or our team. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have...... Read More....

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Muscle Biopsy

Your neurologist has recommended that you have a muscle biopsy to help make a diagnosis of your condition; this may also help decide what the best treatment is for you. This booklet has been written by the Neuromuscular team at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Our aim is to explain what a muscle biopsy is, how it is performed and what you are likely to experience. If you have any questions about this procedure please contact a member or our team....... Read More....

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Exercise advice for adults with muscle-wasting conditions

It's official: exercise and physical activity are good for you. It can also be a lot of fun and help you to widen your social contacts. In May 2010, the Department of Health published guidelines - based on scientific evidence - for physical activity in the general population. The research showed that regular physical activity and exercise reduce the risk of many common diseases, such as heart disease, type II diabetes and certain cancers. It also showed that it is important for improving long-term health and wellbeing........ Read More....

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