Multiple Sclerosis Program | Sturdy Memorial Hospital | Attleboro, MA

Multiple Sclerosis Program

MS PatientThe Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center

Our MS Center has provided specialized and coordinated care for people with MS since 1995. Our goal is to minimize the impact of the disease while maximizing each person's physical and emotional well-being. We utitlize a multidisciplinary team approach to optimally address the complex needs of people with MS.

Skilled neurologists, nurses, physical therapists, social workers, and others work together to offer a wide range of services. These services include:

  • Medical management of MS and related symptoms
  • Management of Medtronic pump for pain and spasticity
  • BOTOX® for migraine headaches and spasticity
    • Botulinum Toxin Type A is used to treat focal muscle spastic disorders and muscle contractions. This treatment may be given to patients when spasticity and pain have been unresponsive to conventional treatment such as medication and/or physical therapy. Anyone interested in this program should ask their primary care physician to make a referral.

  • Infusion therapy including intravenous steroids and TYSABRI
  • Physician and nursing services, physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), social services, and speech/language assessments
  • Individual PT exercise programs and referrals for outpatient PT

We hold support groups on a regular basis, to learn more view our Classes & Events listing or contact The MS Center.

More Information

For more more information or to make an appointment with our MS Center, call 508-236-7170. We are closed on Fridays, leave all non-urgent messages on this line.