What is Dystonia?
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder which may affect anyone at any age. It is characterised by involuntary muscle contractions which force certain parts of the body into abnormal, sometimes painful, movements or postures. Dystonia can affect any part of the body including the arms and legs, trunk, neck, eyelids, face, or vocal cords.
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Motivation > Limitation by Tracey Ellen Maria Sat, June 30, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport Tracey will be using her assistive communication technology to guide you to the realisation that nothing is impossible. ‘Be the person that you deserve to be, the best version of yourself. We…
Dates for your Diary Dystonia Conferences – Meet The Experts Saturday 9th June 2018 – Imperial Hotel, Cork City Saturday 8th September – The Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone Saturday 27th October – Westbury Hotel, Dublin. Registration Form with full details will be sent out to you all soon.
Participants Needed for Cervical Dystonia Research: – Aged between 45 and 65 years? – Willing to contribute to research in cervical dystonia? Participants (both individuals with cervical dystonia, and controls with no known neurological condition) are being sought for research into eye movements and visual perception as a means of gaining insight into…
Dystonia Ireland would like to ask our members if they would like to participate in a European Dystonia Survey project by Prof. Maja Relja about time of diagnosis access to treatment and quality of life Click on https://surveys.dystonia-europe.org where you find the survey. The survey will be up and running until the end of December…
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