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Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center is a leader in providing the latest in neuromuscular evaluation and rehabilitation through an interdisciplinary approach with emphasis on quality of life and independent care.

Neuromuscular conditions affect millions of Americans each year and can have a progressively debilitating course robbing an individual of their quality of life and independence.

Symptoms common to neuromuscular disorders include:

Muscle weakness, Muscle loss

Movement issues

Balance problems

Numbness, tingling or painful sensations

Droopy eyelids

Double vision

Trouble swallowing

Trouble breathing

Neuromuscular disorders include:

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Muscular dystrophy

Myasthenia gravis

Myopathy

Myositis, including polymyositis and dermatomyositis

Peripheral neuropathy

Spinal muscular atrophy

Through a collaborative team of neurologist, physical medicine and rehabilitation, internist, physiatrist, we will utilize the latest in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to preserve and improve your quality of life.

Your team of experts will manage you from inpatient to outpatient and includes the latest in EMG/electrodiagnostic evaluations, therapy, medications, Botox, Neuromodulation and other interventional care.

Our Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center has been selected as a national MGFA (Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America) Partner.  “It is an honor to be selected as MGFA Partner in Hawaii and it reaffirms Hawaii Pacific Neurosciences’ commitment to providing comprehensive care for patients affected by this neuromuscular disease. Through this partnership, patients with Myasthenia Gravis will have access to a multidisciplinary team of specialists with community and national resources focused on supporting those affected through their journey to recovery.”, Jason Chang, MD, Director, Neuromuscular rehabilitation Center.

Clinical Trials available at Spine & Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center

Publications by our specialists and researchers at the Neuromuscular Center

Our specialists and staff are passionate about making a difference not just for our patients but for their precious families and caregivers. We understand the challenges of facing these issues and want to be sure you do not feel alone in this journey and have local resources available to you. Therefore, we work closely with and support Hawaii’s local support group.

Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center has been selected as a national MGFA (Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America) Partner!

Jason Chang, MD

Director, EMG & Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center
Sub investigator, Neuromuscular Research Unit
Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Hawaii John Burns School of Medicine
PM & R Residency: University of California School of Medicine, Irvine

Meet Our

Multidisciplinary Team

Kore Kai Liow, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.N.

Neurology
Neuroscience Chair

Director, Memory Disorders Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neuro COVID Clinic, Center for Neuromodulation, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience
Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Center, BRITL (Brain Research, Innovation & Translation Labs) BCI (Brain Computer Interface) & Brain Mapping Lab
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Graduate Faculty, Clinical & Translational Research, University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Jason Chang, M.D.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Chief Strategic Officer
Director, Spine & Pain Management, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Center, Subinvestigator, Clinical Research Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Jason Viereck, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurology

Academic Director
Director, Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Ctr, Comprehensive MS Center, Stroke & Neurologic Rehabilitation Center
Sub-Investigator, Clinical Research Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Vimala Vajjala MD

Neurology

Director, Headache & Facial Pain Center, Video-EEG Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Neurodiagnostic Institute of Technology, Subinvestigator, Clinical Research Center
Clinical Educator, Dept. of Medicine (Neurology), University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Paul Smith, M.D.

Lifestyle Medicine

Director, Self Care & Wellness Center
Sub-investigator, Clinical Research Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Qing X. Li PhD

Basic Science

Todd Uchima PA-C

Neuroscience

Sub-Investigator,
Clinical Research Center

Chris Larrinaga, MSN, ARNP, CNRN

Neuroscience

Sub-Investigator,
Clinical Research Center

PA Little

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