Living Well with Dystonia: A Patient Guide

Living Well with Dystonia: A Patient Guide

By: Daniel Troung (author), Karen Frei (author), Mayank Pathak (author)Paperback

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Living Well with Dystonia: A Patient Guide provides comprehensive information on a wide array of Dystonias. It is intended for individuals with various forms of Dystonia who want to adjust lifestyle activities to accommodate this chronic condition, but do not want the disorder to define them. It is a resource and tool for both individuals with the disorder and their families to become better educated about the options available to them. Living Well with Dystonia covers:* What is Dystonia?* Diagnosis* Treatment* Rehabilitation Exercises* Personal Vignettes* Resources

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is a neurologist and movement disorders specialist. He is currently director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Institute in Long Beach, CA. He has conducted active research in the management of movement disorders, including spasmodic torticollus and other forms of dystonia. He is a pioneer in the use of botulinum toxin to manage this condition, and has lectured worldwide on the management of movement disorders.||is a neurologist with a special interest in the neurologic rehabilitation of movement disorders and a speaker for the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association.|is a neurologist specialized in the field of neurogenetics, and has conducted clinical trials on a number of movement disorders, including spasmodic torticollis


1 Introduction 2 Overview of Dystonias 3 Genetics of Dystonias 4 Causes of Dystonias 5 Blepharospasm and Meige Syndrome 6 Spasmodic Dysphonia 7 Writer's Cramp and Occupational Dystonias 8 Paroxysmal Dystonias 9 Generalized Dystonias 10 Pharmacologic Treatment 11 Chemodenervation/Botulinum Toxin 12 Deep Brain Stimulation 13 Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis 14 Coping 15 Rehabilitation Exercises

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781932603231
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 164
  • ID: 9781932603231
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 1932603239

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