Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK. We bring together people affected by more than 60 rare and very rare progressive muscle-weakening and wasting conditions.

Powerchair football is an exciting and inclusive sport which is growing rapidly.  We know how much it means to compete and play Powerchair football and more than half of Powerchair footballers having a muscle-wasting condition.  Muscular Dystrophy UK is committed to ensuring the sport has the support to grow and become accessible to all those who want to play.

Cat Woodhead, CEO of Muscular Dystrophy UK

Muscular Dystrophy UK has a range of services to help people affected by muscle-wasting conditions, including information on conditions, advocacy support, peer to peer support and funding for equipment and grants. Visit or call our helpline to find out more about our services 0800 652 6352.

We support thousands of people every year and many families get involved in the charity in different ways. We’re really proud of our family funds, who are ambassadors of the charity, made up of exciting supporters with real commitment, ambition and passion for fundraising and Muscular Dystrophy UK. Find out more about family funds on our website: