Finding someone who understand what you are going through is difficult when it comes to Spasmodic Torticollis. Sometimes family members and friends, with their good intentions cannot provide provide the level of support you require because they cannot understand what you are going through. Do you have questions about your symptoms, available treatments, or anything […]
Our services are available to anyone, and if you or someone you know has symptoms that are similar of that of Spasmodic Torticollis, please contact our office for more information and find out what we can do in terms of support. This is not the case, there are people who understand. Remember… You Are Not […]
Spasmodic Torticollis also known as “Cervical Dystonia” and is referred to by many simply as “torticollis”, is a painful and debilitating neurological movement disorder. Approximately 3 in every 10,000 people – about 90,000 people in the United States – are known to suffer from Spasmodic Torticollis.
ST movements often disappear in sleep and may not reappear for a short time, any where between 10 minutes and 4 hours after waking. Because of this, many people find relief by taking breaks during the day to lie on their backs. Touching the opposite side of the face or chin may also cause spasms […]
Membership to join the NSTA is only $30.00 a year. We reward our dues-paying members with: » One years subscription of the ST Quarterly Magazine (Four issues are published a year) » Member prices for “Helpful Products” including literature such as the Spasmodic Torticollis Handbook and Living well with Dystonia. » We also have a […]
The Dystonia Advocacy Network (DAN) is a grassroots organization that brings dystonia-affected individuals together to speak out with a single, powerful voice on legislative and public policy issues which impact the dystonia community. Dystonia advocates develop relationships with their legislative leaders to help them understand the challenges of those living with dystonia. The DAN continuously […]