Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Service

Botulinum toxin (botox) treatments are available through the EMG laboratory in the Neuromuscular Disorders Unit to treat spasticity resulting from stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis and dystonias.


In many cases, dystonias can be treated with botulinum toxin (botox). In the EMG Laboratory, the botulinum toxin is injected into specific muscles where it acts to reduce the involuntary contractions.

Patients are given personalized care and are monitored closely during treatments.

Conditions & Diseases



  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terminal neurological disorder characterized by progressive degeneration of nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain.

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome is a neurological disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system.

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a complex, autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections. This causes problems with the voluntary muscles of the body, especially the eyes, mouth, throat, and limbs.

Patient Education

  • Parkinson's Disease and the Family

    The "Parkinson's Disease and the Family" book is a guide for people with Parkinson's disease, and their friends and family. It provides medical and practical information in an approachable, easy-to-read manner.

  • Dystonia Resources

    Movement disorder and dystonia related organizations for patients & families, including deep brain stimulation, belpharospasm, Spasmodic Dysphonia and Torticollis, Dopa-Responsive Dystonia, Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson's disease.


Contact Us

Neuromuscular Division - Adult

Please check with your doctor's office for

Mailing Address: see belowthe location of your appointment. Boston, MA 02114
  • Near Public Transit
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Phone: 617-726-3642
  • Fax: 617-726-6991


  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


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Please check with your doctor's office for the location of your appointment, as our practice has offices in more than one building. 


To make an appointment with our unit, please call one of the following numbers.

Clinic appointments require a referral from your primary care physician or neurologist. Please submit your medical records and films prior to your first visit.

Muscle & Skin Biopsy, EMG & Autonomic Testing

Outpatient Neuromuscular Clinic
Charles River Plaza 165
8th Floor, Suite 820
Massachusetts General Hospital
165 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Infusion Suite Nurses Station

Phone: 617-726-3644
Fax: 617-726-2958
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mailing Address

Wang Ambulatory Care Center
8th Floor, Suite 835
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: What is your office contact information?
A: Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center
Phone: 617-726-3642
Fax: 617-726-2019

EMG and AFT Testing Lab
Phone: 617-726-3644
Fax: 617-726-2958

Q: Where is the clinic location?
A: Our clinic is located in the Charles River Plaza, in between the Whole Foods and the Bank of America. The address is 165 Cambridge Street Suite 820 in Boston, MA 02114.

Q: What is your mailing address?
A: Attn: Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center and EMG Lab
Charles River Plaza
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 820
Boston, MA 02114

Q: What is required in order to schedule a new patient appointment?
A: To schedule a new patient appointment for a consult we need your most recent visit notes from your referring provider explaining why you need to be seen. We will also need your most recent EMG report, MRI reports, and any blood work that was done. We do not take patient self-referrals.
To schedule an EMG, we will need your referring provider to fill out an EMG requisition form. If they are in the partner’s network they can put the referral into CRMS. If they are from an outside facility, they can call 617-726-3644 and have a requisition form sent to them.

Q: How can I obtain a copy of my medical records from the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center and EMG Lab?
A: You will need to complete the MGH Release of Information form and either fax or mail it back to our office. The release form can be found here.

Q: Where do I have my PCP fax my insurance referral to?
A: Referral Office Fax: 781-960-1266

Q: How do I know if my insurance will cover my visit?
A: Please call your insurance company to verify that your appointment or test will be covered. You can also contact our Financial Access Unit at 617-726-6828.

Q: How do I update my demographic information?
A: Please contact out Registration and Referrals Center at 866-211-6588.

Q: How long will it take for me to receive my test results and how will they be communicated to me?
A: For EMG and AFT results, it will take 3-5 days for the report to be finalized. You must report back to your referring physician to get the results. The results will be faxed to your referring provider’s office.

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