About the Video: Many people suffer from nerve disorders that cause them pain or severe weakness. These disorders include muscular dystrophy, shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, and diabetes among others. In this two-part interview with Dr. Neil Porter, viewers will learn how doctors diagnose and treat these problems. Specific topics covered in part one of this two-part interview include: Nerve pain Muscular dystrophy Treatments for muscular dystrophy Myasthenia Gravis EMG testing (Electromyography) About the Expert: Dr. Neil Porter is a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center who specializes in neuromuscular disorders. He is also an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Neuromuscular Disorders (Part 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_yKdaiaWb0 Dr. Neil Porter http://www.umm.edu/doctors/neil_c_porter.html Maryland Neuromuscular Program http://www.umm.edu/neuromuscular/index.htm Podcast: Myasthenia Gravis http://www.umm.edu/podcasts/2008/myasthenia_gravis.htm Patient Success Story http://www.umm.edu/mg/success_story.htm Distributed by Tubemogul.