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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.