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What is cervical dystonia?

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Dr. Jerome Lisk
Neurology
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In brief: Cervical Dystonia?

Cervical Dystonia causes neck pain and/or neck deviation due to involuntary contraction of muscles.
The Brain tells the muscle the amount of muscle tone to provide (contract or relax).We don't know how but the message gets changed by the time it gets to the muscle and the wrong action occurs.It is a problem of Sensory Motor Integration between the brain and muscle. We don't know the cause.

In brief: Cervical Dystonia?

Cervical Dystonia causes neck pain and/or neck deviation due to involuntary contraction of muscles.
The Brain tells the muscle the amount of muscle tone to provide (contract or relax).We don't know how but the message gets changed by the time it gets to the muscle and the wrong action occurs.It is a problem of Sensory Motor Integration between the brain and muscle. We don't know the cause.
Dr. Jerome Lisk
Dr. Jerome Lisk
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In brief: Muscle involvement

By which muscles are showing dystnia and neurological examination.

In brief: Muscle involvement

By which muscles are showing dystnia and neurological examination.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
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In brief: Read on !

Cervical dystonia (torticollis) is the name given to the involuntary deviation of the neck ususally to one side that remains in that position for a while the cause is unknown Botox injections can help.

In brief: Read on !

Cervical dystonia (torticollis) is the name given to the involuntary deviation of the neck ususally to one side that remains in that position for a while the cause is unknown Botox injections can help.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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