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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic



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  • Introduction:

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory autoimmune condition that affects the brain & spinal cord.

  • Symptoms:
    • Sudden visual impairment
    • Arm or leg weakness or numbness, loss of balance
    • Difficulty in passing urine
    • Recent memory and cognitive issues
    • Fatigue and tired feeling
    • It strikes young people, women more than men
    • If not treated, it causes permanent deterioration of the nerves, and the patient may eventually be dependent on his care givers in the long term
    • The cause of MS in not known, but it is believed to be due to a combination of genetic, immunological & environmental factors
  • At RFH MS clinic:
      • At RFH we provide Holistic and Comprehensive care to patients with Multiple Sclerosis
      • Diagnosis: A detailed clinical assessment: history & examination including the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) is done by the neurologists.
      • Investigations: MRI brain and spine (MS protocol) with 3 Tesla Machine. The data is stored for future comparison. This helps in monitoring the progression of disease and success of therapy (NEDA)
      • Specialised Serological and immunological tests in blood as well in CSF.
      • Therapy

    1. Twenty four hour Helpline for acute worsening

    2. Latest Disease Modifying Therapies and their monitoring

    3. Symptomatic treatment

    4. Neuro-rehabilitation with our experienced Rehab Specialist

    5. Cognitive and social rehabilitation

Timing:Every Tuesday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm by appointment

Partners in care

Dr. Arun B. Shah

Director
Dr. Arun B. Shah
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
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Dr. Joy Desai

Consultant
Dr. Joy Desai
Department
Neurology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Neurology)
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Dr. Manish A. Chhabria

Consultant
Dr. Manish A. Chhabria
Department
Neurology
Qualification
MBBS (Mumbai), DNB (Medicine), DNB (Neurology), MNAMS (Neurology)
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Dr. Shailesh Raina

Consultant
Dr. Shailesh Raina
Department
Urology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Surgery), Diploma: University of London (Urology)
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Dr. Meher Ursekar

Consultant and Division Head – Neuroradiology
Dr. Meher Ursekar
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MD, DMRD
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Dr. Poonam Bajaj (P.T.)

Consultant - Rehabilitation
Dr. Poonam Bajaj (P.T.)
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
BPT, DR (PT)
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Ms. Shraddha Shah

Section Co-ordinator and Consultant
Ms. Shraddha Shah
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
BA Neuroscience, MA Clinical Psychology
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Ms. Karishma Jethmalani

Neuro Psychologist
Ms. Karishma Jethmalani
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
B.Sc. (H) Psychology, M.Sc. (H) Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
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