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Southern California Regional Conference – Saturday March 25, 2017

15 Feb

The NSTA is hosting a SoCal Regional Conference on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The conference will take place at the Long Beach Marriott, 4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, California  90815. Registration for the conference is FREE thanks to our sponsors. The conference will begin at 9:00 am which will give people in the surrounding […]

NSTA – New Mexico

05 Jan

Contact People and Support Group, New Mexico Santa Fe- Sandra Levine 505-989-1471 levinesy@comcast.net Rio Rancho – A.J. Deguio 505-298-6129 ajdeguio@gmail.com    

Volunteers Needed for Research Survey – “Reproductive Factors and Cervical Dystonia”

04 Nov

Dear Friends of the NSTA The “Reproductive Factors and Cervical Dystonia” study being conducted by the Chairman of our Medical Advisory Board, Dr. Mark LeDoux has been announced in the ST Quarterly magazine for over a year. We have been informed that over 1000 dystonia respondents participated in the study however they have less than […]

Dystonia Advocates’ From Across the Country Convened in Washington, D.C. By Jeff Shair

26 Sep

It was an honor and a privilege that I was asked to represent the NSTA this year for Dystonia Advocacy Day. Representatives from Dystonia Advocacy Network (DAN) assembled in Washington on Capitol Hill for the purpose of bringing awareness to the cause and to lobby for more funds for the disorder. In actuality, it was […]

NSTA Hosts Two Successful Fundraisers!

02 Aug

The NSTA hosts two major fundraisers annually to raise funds and spread awareness of cervical dystonia. One fundraiser is in the form of a 5k Walk/Run called the Zent-A-Thon that is held together with the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation (PMDF, www.pmdf.org). The other fundraiser involves NSTA joining a dozen non-profit food booths at the […]

NSTA Summerfest Fundraiser – Fountain Valley, California

21 Jun

The Fountain Valley Summerfest Committee, in partnership with the City of Fountain Valley, California is launching its 8th annual community celebration called “Fountain Valley Summerfest” to be held June 24, 25, and 26 at the Fountain Valley Sports Park at Brookhurst and Heil. This 4-day celebration will include carnival rides, food and beverage booths, game […]

A NSTA Fundraiser for ST/CD and Movement Disorders is Just Around the Corner!

26 Jan

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the NSTA is hosting a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California. Proceeds will help the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association in providing information and support to people spasmodic torticollis/cervical dystonia. If you are in Orange County, LA County or San Diego County come and participate in […]

NSTA East Elmhurst, New York Conference – November 7, 2015

02 Sep

On November 7, 2015, the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association (NSTA) is hosting a one day conference on spasmodic torticollis/cervical dystonia in East Elmhurst, New York. Registration for the conference is FREE thanks to our major sponsor Merz Pharmaceuticals (the makers of Xeomin). Our conference will take place at the Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport. The address […]

John Barth and Team BluFrog Train for Triatholon – September 07, 2015

24 Aug

In 2013, NSTA friend and member John Barth successfully completed the Houston Town Lake Triathlon under Team NSTA during Labor Day weekend. Team NSTA’s Fundraising goal was set at $5,000. The team raised $5,900 for our organization surpassing their goal. Coming in 2nd place in the Giving Challenge meant an additional $750 was donated to […]