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

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

Focus on Dystonia by Sally Glover

Dystonia is a movement disorder affecting 50,000 people in the UK. It commonly presents in a focal area of the body such as cervical dystonia and writer’s cramp, blepharospasm. Less commonly it affects the whole body and usually presents in childhood – teenage years and follows a more generalised pattern. Common aetiology: physical / emotional [...]

September 2nd, 2016|Dystonia|Comments Off on Focus on Dystonia by Sally Glover

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

Physiotherapy and Dystonia: What we know by Suzi Allen

Background Presentation by Suzi Allen, Senior Physiotherapist at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Suzi has worked within neuro outpatient physiotherapy for the last 4 years and over this time has developed a special interest in both cervical dystonia and facial palsy. Suzi presented the current evidence base for physiotherapy in the treatment of cervical dystonia [...]

August 19th, 2016|Dystonia|Comments Off on Physiotherapy and Dystonia: What we know by Suzi Allen