Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that causes muscle weakness and loss. With muscular dystrophy, a person's symptoms worsen as their muscles weaken.

Programs + Services


Muscular Dystrophy Association Program

The Muscular Dystrophy Association Program at Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston offers personalized care and ongoing management of muscular dystrophy.
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Doctors + Care Team

Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Title(s): Physiatrist, Pediatric Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5626
Fax #: 617-636-5056

Pediatric rehabilitation, spasticity/tone evaluation and treatment, long-term care of chronically impaired children, transition of disabled children to adult services, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, orthotics for gait disorders, pediatric orthotics

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