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Dystonia


Dystonia is characterized by sustained muscle contractions, usually producing twisting and repetitive movements. It can even cause abnormal postures or positions. In adults, common locations include:

  • Neck (called cervical dystonia, also sometimes called spasmodic torticollis)
  • Eyes (called blepharospasm, consists of involuntary frequent blinking and spasms of eyelid closure)
  • Limbs (such as cramping of the hand or arm interfering with specific tasks, such as writer's cramp)

Treatments:

  • Botox
  • Medication

To schedule an appointment with one of our dystonia specialists, please call (573) 882-1515.

For more information please visit, www.wemove.org.

 




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