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GI motility disorders are digestive concerns that occur due to the improper functioning of nerves or muscles in the digestive tract. Motility disorders can affect various organs of the GI tract, from the esophagus to the colon and rectum.


Our team of North American and European Certified expert gastroenterologists offer comprehensive care for a wide range of common and complex motility disorders, including:

  • Diarrhea
  • Achalasia
  • Dysphagia
  • Constipation
  • Gastroparesis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Dumping Syndrome
  • Intestinal Dysmotility
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)
  • Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Diagnosis

Our multidisciplinary team performs a comprehensive physical examination and utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies along with imaging techniques to reach an accurate diagnosis. These may include:

  • X-rays
  • Blood tests
  • Pelvic floor MRI
  • Sitzmarks capsule
  • Impedance-pH study
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Gastric emptying scan
  • Esophageal manometry

Treatments

Our highly experienced team of physicians offer a wide range of treatments catered to patients’ individual needs to provide lasting relief from symptoms of motility disorders.

A large majority of GI motility disorders can be treated through dietary management, while others may require medications, physical and behavioral therapies, or even surgery to manage symptoms and limit progression.

These may include:

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Gastric Pacemaker Placement
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulator Placement
  • Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)

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