Dystonia involves involuntary sustained muscle contractions leading to abnormal movements and body posture. It is a neurological disorder that affects movement and tending not to affect other functions of the brain. Focal dystonias is the most common form, this affect only one part of the body.
Dystonia symptoms can include tremors, voice problems and can include dragging of the foot. Symptoms often start in childhood but are also know to begin in the late teens or early adulthood. Some dystonia cases tend to worsen over time. Find sites that offer official symptom details, diagnosis and treatment information for dystonia sufferers listed inside this busy area of Ableize.
Action for Dystonia, Diagnosis, Education and Research. Includses dystonia definitions, news and related links.
Offers dystonia research details, news and events. Includes living with dystonia facts and investigate complementary therapies.
Official facts and related links about dystonia with details of treatments to reduce or eliminate muscle spasms and pain.
Explains the types of dystonia, how common it is and what causes it. Includes treatment details, diagnosis and offers information leaflets.