Spasticity

Spasticity is a health issue that causes an abnormal increase in muscle tone and stiffness. It can affect movement, speech, and cause discomfort or pain.

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Neurosurgery

Tufts Children's Hospital's Pediatric Neurosurgery Division in Boston uses the latest neurosurgical methods to treat diseases of the nervous system in children.
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Spasticity Management Program

The Spasticity Management Program at Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston expertly manages spasticity for children in a warm, gentle and caring environment.
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Doctors + Care Team

Carl B. Heilman, MD

Carl B. Heilman, MD

Accepting New Patients

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Title(s): Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Chairman of Neurosurgery; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, Chiari surgery

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Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Harry C. Webster, MD, MPH, FAAP

Virtual Appointments Available

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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