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Neurologist rejoins Wheeling Hospital staff - Martins Ferry Times Leader



Martins Ferry Times Leader
 
Neurologist rejoins Wheeling Hospital staff 
Martins Ferry Times Leader
Adamovich, who is located in Tower 1, has expertise with the following neurological disorders: epilepsy; neuromuscular disorders (diseases of muscles and nerves); stroke; traumatic brain Injury; headache; migraine Headaches; dystonias; dementia; ...

 


Dystonia brain disorder has changed the lives of 70000 people in the UK but there's no cure - The Sunday Post



The Sunday Post
 
Dystonia brain disorder has changed the lives of 70000 people in the UK but there's no cure 
The Sunday Post
DECIDING to have two holes drilled in your skull and electrodes implanted in the middle of your brain isn't something you do lightly. But Carole Thorpe-Gunner felt it was her only remaining option. Carole is one of 70,000 people in the UK living with ...

 


How A Rare Disorder In My Hand Couldn't Stop Me From Being A Writer - Youth Ki Awaaz



Youth Ki Awaaz
 
How A Rare Disorder In My Hand Couldn't Stop Me From Being A Writer 
Youth Ki Awaaz
In focal hand dystonia, the finger either curls towards the palm or extends outward without control, leading to a complete loss of stability in the fingers. It is characterised by cramps or spasms of certain muscles in the hand or the forearm and ...

 


Understanding Movement Disorders: What Are Dystonias? - PsychCentral.com (blog)



PsychCentral.com (blog)
 
Understanding Movement Disorders: What Are Dystonias? 
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Dystonias may be painful and often include other neurological impairments or abnormal postures and tremors. Unfortunately, doctors are unsure of what causes dystonias exactly, but have identified a few possible causes. Dystonias can result from ...

 


Why Do Athletes Get the 'Yips'? - Healthline



Healthline
 
Why Do Athletes Get the 'Yips'? 
Healthline
Molinaro pointed out that most golfers who develop the yips are those who have been playing for 25 years or more. So with golfers in particular, ?there's the question about overuse and focal dystonia,? he noted. Dystonias affect the fine motor skills ...

 


Botox-Type Drugs Can Treat Many Eye Conditions - MedPage Today



Botox-Type Drugs Can Treat Many Eye Conditions 
MedPage Today
"This is really where you can change people's lives in regards to some of the problems they have, especially the dystonias, these involuntary sustained repetitive muscle contractions. They can be very devastating," said Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, ...

 


Musician in Bengaluru plays guitar during his own brain surgery - News Nation



News Nation
 
Musician in Bengaluru plays guitar during his own brain surgery 
News Nation
A Bengaluru techie-turned-musician has played the guitar while surgeons operating 'musician's dystonia', a neurological muscle disorder that causes involuntary muscle contractions, cramping three fingers on his left hand.
Bengaluru man plays guitar as doctors operate on his brain Times of India

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Mysterious disorder a 'life sentence' - CNN



CNN
 
Mysterious disorder a 'life sentence' 
CNN
Lori Raines and her mother were hunting for deals at post-Christmas sales in 2009 when Raines' left leg involuntarily turned inward and an excruciating pain shot through it. At first, she thought the pain was the result of a 2005 operation to fix a ...

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Flinching: Golfers Aren't The Only Ones Afflicted - GolfDigest.com



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Flinching: Golfers Aren't The Only Ones Afflicted 
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He eventually concluded that at least some forms of flinching belong to a category of mysterious ailments known as task-specific dystonias, which were first identified by an English physician in the 1800s. Sufferers in those days included scriveners ...

 


Easing dystonia symptoms with deep brain stimulation - Emory News Center



Emory News Center
 
Easing dystonia symptoms with deep brain stimulation 
Emory News Center
Dystonia is the third most common movement disorder, says DeLong, after essential tremor and Parkinson's. "It doesn't get as much recognition because it can occur in so many different ways and locations," he says. "Generalized dystonia is most common ...

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