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A 66-year-old female asked:

Is the uncontrollable shaking & muscle spasm in my leg & foot dystonia? i have a parkinsons

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Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 17 years experience
Dystonia: Dystonia is different than Parkinsons. Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements may resemble a tremor. Dystonia is often initiated or worsened by voluntary movements, and symptoms may “overflow” into adjacent muscle

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Last updated Sep 21, 2016

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