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Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders at Atlantic Digestive Health Institute

Gastrointestinal motility disorders can be caused by impaired movement of muscles in the digestive system, impaired or oversensitive nerve signaling between the gut and the brain (also known as “disorders of gut-brain interaction”), intolerance to certain foods, bacterial overgrowth, altered anatomy and more. 

Atlantic Digestive Health Institute provides a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment approach for numerous gastrointestinal motility disorders including:

How Gastrointestinal Disorders Can be Diagnosed

We utilize the following cutting-edge technology to diagnose gastrointestinal motility disorders and develop your specific treatment plan:

How Gastrointestinal Disorders Can be Treated

At Atlantic Digestive Health Institute, we have numerous treatment options for gastrointestinal motility disorders including:

  • Dietary counseling
  • Evidence-based pharmacologic therapy
  • Non-pharmacologic therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy
  • Endoscopic therapy including EGD, enteroscopy, colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, pneumatic dilation, EGD with botox injection, feeding tubes
  • Pelvic floor physical therapy for individuals with pelvic floor dysfunction
  • We frequently collaborate with our surgical colleagues for patients who may require anti-reflux surgery, hiatal hernia repair, heller myotomy (for achalasia), pelvic floor stimulator (for fecal incontinence), rectocele or rectal prolapse repair.