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Hand cramping, forearm tightness, difficulty writing. Why?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Writer's cramp
No single treatment strategy is appropriate for every case of writer's cramp.
One of the most effective methods is adapting tasks to try to avoid triggering the dystonic movements--this may involve occupational therapy or using assistive/adapted devices.

In brief: Writer's cramp
No single treatment strategy is appropriate for every case of writer's cramp.
One of the most effective methods is adapting tasks to try to avoid triggering the dystonic movements--this may involve occupational therapy or using assistive/adapted devices.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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