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Save the date -BNN annual meeting- 21st-22nd September 2017

The 2017 annual meeting will be this year in Magdalen college on the 21st-22nd of September. The theme this year will be new frontiers in Botulinum toxin indications; The use of Botulinum toxin in pain, bladder, tics, and as an early treatment in dystonia will be presented. There will one basic science lecture on "how [...]

April 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Save the date -BNN annual meeting- 21st-22nd September 2017

Summer school of rehabilitation in movement disorders- 29-30 june-Vicenza

  summer school of rehabilitation in movement disorders Daniele Volpe, Lice Ghilardi, Angelo Quartarone A summer school of rehabilitation in Movement disorders is organised in Vincenza ( near Verona) in Italy on the 29-30 June 2017 by Daniele Volpe, Lice Ghilardi and Angelo Quartarone. The teaching will be in English with European [...]

March 21st, 2017|Dystonia, Events|Comments Off on Summer school of rehabilitation in movement disorders- 29-30 june-Vicenza

London workshop 12th May 2017: Treatment of facial movement disorders

Welcome collection , London Friday the 12 May 2017, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm Dr Marie-Helene Marion, London BTX centre Dr Joanna Flowers, St George’s Hospital, London This workshop is designed for injectors, who want to improve their injection skills in the treatment of facial movement disorders. At the end of the course, the participants [...]

February 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on London workshop 12th May 2017: Treatment of facial movement disorders

The Botulinum Toxin: from poison to treatment by MH Marion

Botulinum Toxin is a neurotoxin produced by Clostridium Botuli, responsible of Botulism. It’s Alan Scott, a Californian ophthalmologist who had the first the genius idea to use it for the treatment of strabismus (cross eyes) in infant, as an alternative to surgery. He saw very quickly the potential of the Botulinum toxin for the treatment [...]

January 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Botulinum Toxin: from poison to treatment by MH Marion

Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid

The third international conference -Toxins 2017- basic science and cinical aspects of Botulinum toxin and other neurotoxins- will be held on the 18-21 January2017 in Madrid, Spain. https://www.neurotoxins.org/toxins-2017/ A good opportunity to meet our colleagues injectors from all over the world. Also a large place of the program to basic sciences to keep up with [...]

December 9th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid

Cochrane review of Botulinum toxin treatment

The Cochrane Library  is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The use of Botulinum Toxin in therapeutic has been extensively assessed in its different indications. These reviews help us to keep a critical view on published studies and to assess our indications, in particular as a large part of the therapeutic use is outside the license. [...]

December 2nd, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Cochrane review of Botulinum toxin treatment

Laryngeal electromyography

Laryngeal electromyography is an important  diagnosis and therapeutic tool. Most commonly the laryngeal electromyography  guide the hand of the botulinun toxin injector into the adductors and the abductors muscles of the vocal cords in the treatment of spasmodic dysphonia and of breathing laryngeal dystonia. It's also an important diagnostic tool for inspirational stridor to distinguish [...]

November 30th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Laryngeal electromyography

How the Botulinum Toxin has shaped the treatment of Spasticity in Children

How the Botulinum Toxin has shaped the treatment of Spasticity over the years in Children  Prof. S.I. Pascual Pascual, Madrid. Botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) is being used in paediatric age since early 90´s. The most usual indication is the spasticity due to cerebral palsy, but there are other multiple indications. Not only spasticity but [...]

November 30th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on How the Botulinum Toxin has shaped the treatment of Spasticity in Children

New thinking in dystonia by Richmond Stace

We need new thinking in dystonia because the treatment of this very troubling condition must improve. This means that people suffering dystonia feel that they are getting better. The same can be said for all conditions that are viewed as persistent, as our understanding moves forward, creating new approaches that must be based upon science. [...]

October 18th, 2016|Dystonia|Comments Off on New thinking in dystonia by Richmond Stace

Evolution of physiotherapy for cervical dystonia by Marie-Helene Marion

How 30 years of Botulinum toxin treatment  has shaped the physiotherapy for cervical dystonia. Dr Marie-Helene Marion I was privileged to treat cervical dystonia before the era of Botulinum toxin, when working on both side of the channel, first with Professor Rondot in Paris and then with the late Professor Marsden in London, before Botulinum [...]

August 19th, 2016|Dystonia|Comments Off on Evolution of physiotherapy for cervical dystonia by Marie-Helene Marion