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Dystonia

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Introduction
Dystonia is a medical term that describes a range of movement disorders that cause involuntary spasms and contractions.
Symptoms of dystonia
The symptoms of dystonia can vary depending on the type of dystonia that you have and when the condition develops.
Causes of dystonia
Dystonia can be primary or secondary depending on whether it's been passed down through the family or caused by another underlying condition.
Diagnosing dystonia
Diagnosing dystonia isn't straightforward. It involves using a stepwise approach to identify the precise nature and specific features of your movement disorders.
Treating dystonia
A number of treatment techniques can be used to help control the involuntary movements and spasms of dystonia.