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Symptoms of dystonia?

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Dr. Susana Duncan
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Involuntary movement: Dystonia symptoms will vary with type you have. Most frequently there is cramping, or tightening of muscles after heavy use or during stress. Handwriting may worsen after a line or so of writing, a foot may turn inward, head may turn as the neck muscles tighten.

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What is dystonia?

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Dr. Sean Baskin
Dr. Sean Baskinanswered
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Muscle contractions: Dystonia is a disorder where involuntary muscle contractions result in slow repetitive movements or abnormal postures. It can effect individual muscles, groups of muscles or the muscles throughout the body.

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