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Could getting several concussions have caused my dystonia?

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Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Maybe

There is a study comparing motor skill in the hand in subjects that sustained blast injuries and either lost consciousness or only sustained altered consciousness.
The loc group demonstrated dystopia like limitations in motor function suggesting there maybe a frontal lobe influence on the neural pathways contributing to dystonia.

In brief: Maybe

There is a study comparing motor skill in the hand in subjects that sustained blast injuries and either lost consciousness or only sustained altered consciousness.
The loc group demonstrated dystopia like limitations in motor function suggesting there maybe a frontal lobe influence on the neural pathways contributing to dystonia.
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Maybe

Repeated trauma to the brain can result in memory issues, movement disorders (ie mohammed ali).
This usually does not occur if there have been only a few concussions, but rather repeated injuries over extended periods of time. However, one bad brain injury can be life threatening and change your life forever. Protect yourself from head injuries, especially when involved in high risk activities.

In brief: Maybe

Repeated trauma to the brain can result in memory issues, movement disorders (ie mohammed ali).
This usually does not occur if there have been only a few concussions, but rather repeated injuries over extended periods of time. However, one bad brain injury can be life threatening and change your life forever. Protect yourself from head injuries, especially when involved in high risk activities.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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