Treatment Programs


Pediatric Dystonia Clinic

The Dystonia Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers comprehensive evaluation and therapies for children and adults with all forms of dystonia as well as other movement disorders.

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The Dystonia Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is a regional referral center that offers comprehensive patient evaluation and a full range of therapies for children and adults with all forms of dystonia as well as other movement disorders including ataxia and tremors.

Treatments include:

  • Pharmacologic
  • BOTOX (with and without EMG guidance)
  • Physical and surgical therapies

The Dystonia Clinic collaborates closely with the Molecular DNA Diagnostic Testing and Genetic Counseling Services to provide, when appropriate, genetic testing and counseling for inherited forms of dystonia. In addition, a close relationship exists between the clinic and the research laboratory, offering many opportunities for patients to participate in ongoing research.

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD or, simply, Parkinson's) is a slowly progressing, degenerative disease that is associated with symptoms such as tremor or trembling of the arms, jaw, legs and face, stiffness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, bradykinesia (slowness of movement), postural instability or impaired balance and coordination.

Spasmodic Dysphonia

Spasmodic dysphonia, also called laryngeal dystonia, is a voice disorder. It is characterized by involuntary spasms or movements in the muscles of the larynx, which causes the voice to break, and have a tight, strained, or strangled sound.

MGHfC Pediatric Dystonia Clinic

165 Cambridge Street, Suite 820
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-643-6997
Fax: 617-726-2019

Public Transportation Access: yes
Disabled Access: yes

To schedule an appointment with a MassGeneral for Children pediatric specialist, please call 888-644-3248 or complete our online appointment form to request an appointment.

Physicians may call 888-644-3211 or use the online referral form and the Access & New Appointment Center will call your patient within 1 business day.

Next Steps:

  • 617-643-6997

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