Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic condition involving loss of nerve cells in the spinal cord. As nerves are attacked and lost, the arms and legs lose functioning.

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.

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.

Spine Clinic

The Spine Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides alternatives to back surgery, such as bracing, exercise, physical therapy, medication and precisely guided injection therapy.

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