BNN 2019 meeting-12-13 September in Oxford

Dear Members, The BNN annual meeting will be on the 12-13 September 2019 at Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford. The date this year has been put forward to avoid overlapping with the MDS meeting in Nice at the end of September. This year the BNN meeting will have a new time table, starting earlier at [...]

May 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on BNN 2019 meeting-12-13 September in Oxford

Facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop

A place for the incurably curious, The Wellcome collection was hosting the facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop which was a great success with 29 participants, most of them senior injectors.  Different specialties, neurology, ophthalmology  and ENT were represented by consultants, nurses and physiotherapists. The perfect mix to generate stimulating discussions and reflection on our diverse [...]

May 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop

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

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

Pioneering Botulinum toxin treatment in France

Pioneering the use of Botulinum toxin treatment in France by Marie-Helene Marion From San Francisco to London Alan Scott, a Californian ophtalmologist in the early 70’s started researching a neurotoxin to weaken the oculomotor muscle as an alternative to surgery in the treatment of strabismus in infants. He established that Botulinum toxin [...]

November 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Pioneering Botulinum toxin treatment in France

1st meeting at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

The first BNN physiotherapists network meeting took place the 11th march 2016 . The physiotherapy team, led by Ms Sally Glover from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham hosted this first meeting, gathering physiotherapists and neurologists with an interest in retraining patients with dystonia.

March 20th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on 1st meeting at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham