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Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease that causes muscle loss and the muscles to become weak.

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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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Neuromuscular Disorders Program

Contact the Neuromuscular Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston to learn more about treating muscle dystrophy and other types of ALS.
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Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic

Tufts MC works with the Boston Area Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association to help patients and their families manage the disabilities associated with progressive neuromuscular disorders.
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Doctors + Care Team

Ali Mostoufi, MD

Ali Mostoufi, MD

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

Spine care, interventional spine and pain procedures, musculoskeletal medicine, work and sports injuries, medical-legal consultation

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Ariel Savitz, MD

Ariel Savitz, MD

Title(s): Adult Physiatrist
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5631
Fax #: 617-636-2551

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

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Feng Wang, MD, MPH

Feng Wang, MD, MPH

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

Musculoskeletal rehabilitation: amputee and prosthesis, spinal cord injury

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Mithila Vullaganti, MD

Mithila Vullaganti, MD

Title(s): Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5848
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Neuromuscular diseases, EMG

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Rina M. Bloch, MD

Rina M. Bloch, MD

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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