Dystonia Educational Videos from the Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center featuring Dr. Rajeev Kumar, a movement disorders specialist in Denver, Colorado.

What is Dystonia?


What is Dystonia? Dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by sustained or intermittent muscle contractions causing abnormal, often, repetitive movements, postures, or both. The movements are typically twisting and turning movements or patterned movements. There may be tremulous or tremor-­‐like movements superimposed, but usually the tremulous movements [...]

What is Dystonia?2017-10-13T16:30:02+00:00

What is Blepharospasm?


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.

What is Blepharospasm?2017-10-13T16:11:40+00:00

Treatment of Cervical Dystonia


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 [...]

Treatment of Cervical Dystonia2017-10-13T15:05:04+00:00