Movement Disorders

Movement disorders are conditions in which the body make purposeless movements, (often handwaving, body rocking, and head banging). Movement disorders are typically due to nerve diseases.

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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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Doctors + Care Team

Yosbelkys Martin-Paez, MD

Yosbelkys Martin-Paez, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4604
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Neuro-ophthalmology, medical retina, retinal imaging, visual electrophysiology, optic nerve imaging and tomography

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Ariel Savitz, MD

Ariel Savitz, MD

Accepting New Patients

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

Virtual Appointments Available

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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Rina M. Bloch, MD

Rina M. Bloch, MD

Accepting New Patients

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

Adult and geriatric rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, brain injury, stroke, rheumatological management, spine care

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