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September is Dystonia Awareness Month!

It is Dystonia Awareness Month so watch this blog page for updates!

Dystonia is a Neurological Movement Condition which affects adults and children. It can affect any part of the body and causes muscles to contract or spasm. 189 more words

PD or not PD: the results are back!

I finally got a letter from my neuro with the results of my recent DAT scan and it was all normal – YAY!!! It is definitely not Parkinson’s disease. 182 more words


UPDATE! New detailed Factsheet for the new arrangements for Botulinum Toxin

From 1 September 2015 new arrangements will be in place for providing or administering Botulinum Toxin to patients. There was some confusion with information provided to community so now a new factsheet is available to better understand how it will affect patients or consumers. 133 more words


Brain surgery

Sam had brain surgery last week. It was an elective operation, in which electrodes were inserted into his brain. These are connected to a battery pack about the size of a cigarette packet on the right side of his tummy. 1,357 more words

How to Deal with the 6 Common Causes of Leg pain in PD? : By Dr. De Leon

One of the biggest complaints I hear from people in PD support groups is a continuous relentless severe leg pain. Prior to a decade ago, I as all my fellow movement disorder specialist would have not thought leg pain to be a direct precursor of PD or an initial non-motor symptom. 1,002 more words

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