Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (optic nerves, brain and spinal cord). It causes damage to the axons (nerve fibers) and myelin (fatty substance insulating the axons), which can result in vision loss, weakness, numbness, cognitive changes, fatigue, pain, depression, and difficulty walking.  

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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Tufts MC Neurology- Framingham

Tufts Medical Center Neurology is expanding services to Framingham.
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Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

Our Multiple Sclerosis Clinic provides comprehensive care for MS, neuromyelitis optica, sjogren's syndrome, lupus, central nervous system sarcoidosis, and Lyme disease.
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Doctors + Care Team

The Multiple Sclerosis clinic at Tufts MC has fellowship and board certified care team members.
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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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Kristen Babinski, MD, PhD

Kristen Babinski, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurologist; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5848
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Multiple Sclerosis, General Neurology

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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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