Dystonia Educational Videos from the Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center featuring Dr. Rajeev Kumar, a movement disorders specialist in Denver, Colorado.
What is Blepharospasm? Blepharospasm is a focal dystonia characterized by repetitive, sustained contractions of the muscles around the eyes and eyebrows. This results in involuntary eye closure.
Treatment of Cervical Dystonia Treatment is aimed at reducing symptoms and as a result improving quality of life. The ﬁrst goal is usually to improve the abnormal head position and jerky movements of the head and neck. Since pain occurs in the majority of patients with cervical dystonia and reduction of [...]
Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia Deep brain stimulation refers to implanting electrodes into speciﬁc areas of the brain and hooking the electrodes up to pacemaker-like devices in order to send signals into the brain to jam the abnormal ﬁring of brain cells, which are part of the network causing [...]