When the muscles can no longer function, it is called paralysis. It can happen in one or both sides of the body, and can be complete or partial paralysis.

Programs + Services


Explore the Neurology Center in Boston which offers specialized care, evaluation and disease management for disorders of the nervous system.

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.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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The City of Boston.

200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history