Supporting Dystonia Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Webinar Series


In this series, we will be providing information on tools that you can use to support your wellbeing in 2021. This interactive webinar series will also provide you with an opportunity to get your questions answered by specialists and to provide your feedback through polling. 


Topic: Making the Most of Your Visit with your Movement Disorder Specialist

With limited time, and a pandemic – every second with your specialist is valuable, but how do you ensure you are using your time wisely? In this session, we will be providing tips/sharing thoughts on how you can continue to receive the best care during the pandemic, and how to effectively use your time with your doctor

 When: January 15, 2021 at 1:00 PM CST

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Presenter: Dr. Dung Nguyen, MD, Fellow, Movement Disorders Clinic, Deer Lodge Centre
Winnipeg, MB

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Topic: Pain Management for Dystonia

In this webinar, we will be exploring the topic of pain management for dystonia, including information on tools for self-management, and an update on treatments for motor and non-motor symptoms.

When: February 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST

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Presenter:  Dr. David Grimes, MD, FRCPC Division Head, Neurology, Professor, Department of Medicine Ottawa Hospital, uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute


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Patient Tools and Resources

Please click here to read a list of helpful questions to consider in preparation for your next meeting with your Movement Disorder Specialist.

Please click here to view online self-management workshops organized by the South Lake Regional Health Centre.

Please click here to access a listing of Community Support resources, including the contact details for our Support Groups.

Please click here for a listing of Living with Dystonia resources for patients.

Please click here for a listing of Self-care in Stressful Times resources for patients.


Please note:

The answers to questions collected during webinar registration is used for the purpose of customizing the webinar to address your concerns. The purpose of this information is separate from the purpose of the personal details collected. The personally identifiable information of registrants is collected for correspondence purposes only and will not be shared with anyone outside of DMRF Canada. 

Also, the webinar will be recorded for playback purposes, for those who cannot attend. 

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Last update: Jun 2023