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Cervical Spine Fusion for the Treatment of Refractory Idiopathic Cervical Dystonia

Medscape - Mar 15, 2017
A 41-year-old female presented with a 2.5-year history of neck pain, discomfort in her shoulders and severe neck dystonia with fixed kyphosis. The symptoms began after an atraumatic neck muscle strain–she felt a pulling in the neck that was followed by ...

Researchers discover rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family in Pakistan

News-Medical.net - Feb 28, 2017
A group of researchers from Pakistan, Europe and Singapore have identified and characterised a previously undiscovered rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family living in a remote region of Pakistan. The research, published in Disease Models ...

I'm disabled and in my 50s – the fear that I won't find a job is paralysing

The Guardian - Feb 24, 2017
I have a neurological movement disorder called dystonia which makes the muscles of my face, tongue and larynx spasm uncontrollably. It's a condition most people have never heard of and there is no cure. The good news is it can be managed with regular ...

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A Classical Guitarist's Story of Recovery from Focal Dystonia, or Musician's Focal Dystonia of the Hand: Musician's Focal Dystonia of the Hand

by: Dr Apostolos Paraskevas
I was struck almost overnight by focal dystonia (FD) to my right hand after a concert. I invested close to 7,000 hours in successful self-rehabilitation over a period of four years and am now symptom free. My rehabilitation was based on reducing tension in my hand and retraining my brain through proper, relaxed hand movements, practiced extensively. In this article I share my path to recovery in hopes of helping other musicians with FD.
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Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain

by: Malin Ernberg, Per Alstergren

Expand your knowledge and put it into practice with this unique, case-based guide 

Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain is a valuable resource for undergraduate dental students as well as residents working towards board certification. Individual cases cover temporomandibular joint disorders, masticatory muscle disorders, headache, neuropathic pain, dental pain, tooth wear, and dystonia. Following the popular Clinical Cases series style, cases are presented with associated academic commentary, including background information, diagnostic criteria and fundamental points that might influence the diagnosis, treatment planning or management of the case.
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What Is Dystonia? Dystonia Awareness Week

What is Dystonia? Explanation, examples, video clips, resources and outreach (Dystonia Awareness Week 2014 - May 3rd through May 11th) Dystonia is a ...

Acute dystonia

A patient with acute dystonia as a result of an antipsychotic injection. She has spasmodic torticollis.

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Dystonia Exercises - Dr Patrick J. Hogan and Mikki Townshend

Breathing techniques, stretches and exercises for cervical dystonia.

ABC News Dealing with Dystonia

Dystonia Movement Disorder Cervical dystonia spasmodic torticollis Blepharospasm Oromandibular dystonia Spasmodic dysphonia Laryngeal dystonia Focal ...