Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of health conditions that impact a person's posture, ability to move and have balance.

At Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, we have a number of neurologists who specialize in providing care for patients with cerebral palsy. 

Programs + Services


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Adult Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Division at Tufts MC in Boston offers expert, personalized care for people with disabilities and severe injuries.
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Movement Disorders Program

Our Movement Disorder Program focuses on Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. Providing a swift, precise diagnosis, and treatment to optimize your quality of life.
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Neurorehabilitation Program

The Neurorehabilitation program offers diagnosis and treatment for people with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.
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Doctors + Care Team

Ariel Savitz, MD

Ariel Savitz, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Adult Physiatrist
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 781-935-5050
Fax #:

Spasticity management, traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, hemorrhagic stroke, metabolic encephalopathy, seizure disorders, T’ai Chi and rehabilitation, integrative medicine

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Bryan K. Ho, MD

Bryan K. Ho, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Movement Disorders Program; Director, Medical Student Education; Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4948
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Movement disorders

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Jeffrey L Forman, MD

Jeffrey L Forman, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Attending, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5626
Fax #: 617-636-5056

Cerebral Palsy, spasticity management, focal tone modulation with Botulinum toxin, nerve blocks, intrathecal Baclofen pump evaluation and management

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Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Zachary W. Bohart, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Adult Physiatrist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5631
Fax #: 617-636-2551

Spasticity and tone management including stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury

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