About NSTA - National Spasmodic Torticollis Association

Patient Support

The National Spasmodic Torticollis Association


Over the years, National Spasmodic Torticollis Association (NSTA) has helped thousands of people in their search for relief from the pain and disability caused by ST.

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.

Support Through Email – NSTAmail@aol.com

Do you have questions about your symptoms, available treatments, or anything else concerning spasmodic torticollis? You can email us your questions at NSTAmail@aol.com. We will do our best to answer any inquires you have.

NSTA Hotline – 1 800 487-8385

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.

Our hotline is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Pacific Time.

Informative Literature

The General Information Packet contains information about Spasmodic Torticollis, the treatments available and ways of coping. Contact our office to request a copy.

Support Through the ST Quarterly Magazine

The ST Quarterly magazine is a great source of information about research, treatments and ways of coping with this movement disorder.

Articles are submitted by neurologists, neurosurgeons, physical therapists and other physicians who specialize in movement disorders. The St Quarterly also contains articles submitted by people who have Spasmodic Torticollis. Four issues of the ST Quarterly magazine is included with a one year membership.

Support Groups & Contact People

Following is our list of support group leaders and NSTA contact volunteers. If you would like to talk to someone in your area who has ST (that is, an official NSTA Contact Volunteer) or if you are interested in joining a local support group, please contact the person on the list.

Or, if only your city is listed, please call the NSTA office at 1-800-487-8385 or e-mail us at NSTAmail@aol.com and if possible, we’ll put you in touch with someone who lives near you.