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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Congratulations and Thank you to the Ladies from Dublin, Dundalk and Navan who took part in The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon for Dystonia Ireland. Many thanks also to our Great Supporters!
Brass and woodwind musicians needed for Musician’s Dystonia research: We are a research group at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) developing a tool (i.e. computer program) for objectively and quantitatively assess Embouchure Dystonia, an expression of Musician’s Dystonia (the most common movement disorder affecting musicians). For this purpose, we are seeking to recruit wind musicians (both…
Please join Dystonia Ireland at the VHI Women’s Marathon on SUNDAY 2nd June 2019. Every year our friends take part in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon to raise much needed funds for Dystonia Ireland. Please get in touch if you would like to take part and join us on the day. We will provide free…
DYSTONIA CONFERENCE – “MEET THE EXPERTS” – Patient Information Meeting RADISSON BLU HOTEL – ATHLONE, Northgate Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath (5 minute walk from Athlone Bus and Train Station www.radissonblu.com SATURDAY 8th September 2018 We are delighted to inform you that our Conference will take place on Saturday, 8th September, 2018 in the Radisson Blu…
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