Our world-renowned neuromuscular disease program offers specialized support, novel research and innovative treatments for degenerative neuromuscular diseases. Our experts provide the full spectrum of medical, physical and emotional care, delivering a range of therapies and services designed to help you achieve and maintain independence.

Neuromuscular Diseases Treated

Our program offers care for many neuromuscular diseases, including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Motor neuropathies
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Dys-immune neuropathies

Neuromuscular Disease/ALS Treatment

Our diagnostic and interventional services include:

  • Lumbar puncture
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Nerve conduction studies (NCS)
  • Neuromuscular and skin neuropathy pathology
  • Autonomic testing
  • Physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy
  • Nutrition and enteral therapy
  • Social work
  • Suspension exercise therapy
  • Posturography (balance testing)
  • Quantitative muscle testing
  • Wheelchair evaluations
  • Specialized Neuromuscular and ALS exercise therapy prescriptions

Neurosciences Support Programs

We offer support programs for patients, caregivers, families and friends dealing with stroke, MS, ALS and Parkinson's disease.

Meet the Team of Neuromuscular Disease/ALS Specialists

Nabil Ahmad, MD
Elena Bravver, MD
Benjamin Brooks, MD
Urvi Desai, MD
Harsha Nagaraja, MD
Jessica Parker, MD
Francois Picot, MD