About NSTA - National Spasmodic Torticollis Association

NSTA Online Support and Presentation

11 Aug

The NSTA is about to embark on a whole new journey as we continue to support its mission to provide information and support to people whose life has been affected by spasmodic torticollis and cervical dystonia. The NSTA will start hosting online support group meetings and presentations starting in October. The meetings will be hosted […]

An announcement from the Brain Awareness Week Campaign Headquarters

11 Mar

Dear Brain Awareness Week Partners, Brain Awareness Week—March 15-21—is less than two months away, and we’re looking forward to hearing how you plan to celebrate in your community! Partners can now log in to the Brain Awareness Week website to post your event information on the Calendar of Events. With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to […]

4th International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia, May 08-11, 2019, Hannover, Germany​

26 Nov

The 4th International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia 2019 covers topics such as: Teatment of Dystonia Dystonia Deep brain Stimulation Dystonias are amongst the most common movement disorders. Botulinum toxin and deep brain stimulation have revolutionized their therapy. However, there are still considerable unmet therapeutic needs. This was the reason to organise an International Congress […]

Tired of Your Cervical Dystonia? ASPEN Research Study Now Enrolling

19 Nov

Is your cervical dystonia medication wearing off too soon, with the pain returning? You’re not alone. A Phase 3 global research study called ASPEN, sponsored by Revance, needs people aged 18 to 80 who have been diagnosed with isolated cervical dystonia and who haven’t had a botulinum toxin injection within the previous 14 weeks. The […]

Our Fundraiser with a Different Name is Still as Sweet! – MOVE4U 5K Walk/Run at Mile Square Park

24 Feb

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the NSTA is hosting a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California together with the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation(PMDF) . Proceeds will help the NSTA in providing information and support to people spasmodic torticollis/cervical dystonia and the PMDF raise funds to support research. If you […]

Merz North America Pledges $1,000,000 in Fellowship Grants to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)

19 Dec

Merz North America Pledges $1,000,000 in Fellowship Grants to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) November 10, 2014 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merz North America (U.S. affiliate of the global Merz Pharma Group), today announced that it will award up to $1,000,000 in grants to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation’s (DMRF) Clinical […]

Mark S. LeDoux, M.D., Ph.D.

04 Jun

2014 Symposium Guest Speakers Mark S. LeDoux, M.D., Ph.D.   Mark S. LeDoux, M.D., Ph.D.  is a professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as well as the director of both the Dystonia Clinic and the Movement Disorders Research Laboratories. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Dystonia Doctor […]