Dystonia Canada News

November 19, 2008

Simcoe Reformer, Ashley House, Simcoe Reporter.  She Lays her head between the cushions of what looks much like a massage table. But you can tell by the way Simcoe teen Kelby Balch,16, clinches her hands together and winces her eyes closed tight that this is no relaxation therapy.

September 25, 2008

Several DMRF grants were completed in 2007. Here are brief updates on the results of two of these investigations.

September 13, 2008

Winnipeg – Dr. Andrew Borys, neurologist at the Winnipeg Movement Disorders Clinic, gave an interesting and wide ranging presentation to the DMRFC Manitoba Support Group in which he spoke of the genetic influences on dystonia; the DYT1 gene; the interplay of the cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia in the brain as they pertain to sensory feedback with dystonia and other movement disorders.