Dystonia

Created:   4/30/2013
Contains:  19 items
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Exercise for Everyone

Avitzur, Orly

Neurology Now. 10(1):24-27, February/March 2014.

From competitive sports to gentle exercises, people with neurologic conditions are finding creative ways to stay fit and enjoy the outdoors. Here, Neurology Now profiles the many ways—swimming, biking, dance, wheelchair rugby—to keep your mind and body healthy after a neurologic diagnosis.

Much More Than a Pain in the Neck

Stephens, Stephanie

Neurology Now. 9(4):27-30, August/September 2013.

Most people have heard of Parkinson's disease, and many have also heard of essential tremor. But dystonia—the third most common movement disorder—remains relatively unknown. Experts say it is underdiagnosed and often misdiagnosed. Here, we explain what dystonia is, describe the symptoms, and provide information on the latest treatments and research.

Home on Ice

FARLEY, TODD

Neurology Now. 4(1):28-29, January-February 2008.

After getting treatment for cervical dystonia, professional ice hockey player Rem Murray is back where he belongs. And to help raise awareness of this “poorly understood, underappreciated, and undiagnosed” disease, Murray has established the “Reaching Your Goals” campain with the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. (dystonia-foundation.org).