Latest Medical Technology and Expertise
The Division of Neuromuscular Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is fully equipped with the latest medical technology and expertise to help in rapidly diagnosing and treating any neuromuscular problem.
State-of-the-Art Equipment and Highest Quality Services
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners
- Electromyography/nerve conduction study facilities
- Autonomic testing laboratory
- Muscle and nerve biopsy services
- Quantitative muscle strength and sensory measuring systems
Ongoing Clinical Research
In addition, we have a constant, ongoing wide-range of clinical
research pushing the frontiers of neuromuscular disease diagnosis and care forward.
Latest Medical and Surgical Therapies Available
In addition to the wide array of diagnostic services available, we also offer the latest in medical and surgical therapies to assist you in your care. Treatments for all forms of neuromuscular disease are available at BIDMC, either through the department of Neurology or through other departments including radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics. Specific available services include IVIG, plasma exchange, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and swallowing therapy, and drug therapies.
Full Range of Technology and Therapies Available
But more importantly than the full range of technology and the specific therapies available, you will find that you are placing yourself in the hands of caring physicians of the absolute highest caliber, individuals who are driven to help find out what the problem is and treat it as effectively as possible. While it is relatively easy to find knowledgeable people in the Boston academic medical centers, you will find that the physicians at BIDMC are unusually compassionate and interested in treating you as an individual.