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Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354128?p=1

sis While the physical examination alone can often confirm a diagnosis of cervical dystonia, your doctor might suggest blood tests or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to rule out any underlying conditions causing your signs and symptoms. Treatment There is no cure for cervical dystonia. In some people, signs and symptoms may disappear without treatment, but recurrence is common. Treatment focus...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dystonia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350489?p=1

ia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Dystonia can affect many different body parts. At Mayo Clinic, neurologists and neurosurgeons work with other Mayo Clinic specialists to ease your symptoms. Doctors trained in child and adolescent neurology and pediatric neurosurgery care for children with dystonia at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Treatment ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dystonia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350484?p=1

sis To diagnose dystonia, your doctor will start with a medical history and physical examination. To determine if underlying conditions are causing your symptoms, your doctor might recommend: Blood or urine tests. These tests can reveal signs of toxins or of other conditions. MRI or CT scan. These imaging tests can identify abnormalities in your brain, such as tumors, lesions or evidence of a s...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354131?p=1

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Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20350480?p=1

ew Dystonia is a movement disorder in which your muscles contract involuntarily, causing repetitive or twisting movements. The condition can affect one part of your body (focal dystonia), two or more adjacent parts (segmental dystonia) or all parts of your body (general dystonia). The muscle spasms can range from mild to severe. They may be painful, and they can interfere with your performance ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/movement-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20363893?p=1

ew The term "movement disorders" refers to a group of nervous system (neurological) conditions that cause abnormal increased movements, which may be voluntary or involuntary. Movement disorders can also cause reduced or slow movements. Common types of movement disorders include: Ataxia. This movement disorder affects the part of the brain that controls coordinated movement (cerebellum). Ataxia ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/yips/symptoms-causes/syc-20379021?p=1

ew The yips are involuntary wrist spasms that occur most commonly when golfers are trying to putt. However, the yips can also affect people who play other sports — such as cricket, darts and baseball. It was once thought that the yips were always associated with performance anxiety. However, it now appears that some people have the yips due to a neurological condition affecting specific muscles...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/movement-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20363925?p=1

nt disorders care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors trained in movement disorders work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. You can trust Mayo specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat a wide range of movement disorders, i...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/huntingtons-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20356117?p=1

ew Huntington's disease is an inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain. Huntington's disease has a broad impact on a person's functional abilities and usually results in movement, thinking (cognitive) and psychiatric disorders. Most people with Huntington's disease develop signs and symptoms in their 30s or 40s. But the disease may emerg...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/niemann-pick/symptoms-causes/syc-20355887?p=1

ew Niemann-Pick is a rare, inherited disease that affects the body's ability to metabolize fat (cholesterol and lipids) within cells. These cells malfunction and, over time, die. Niemann-Pick disease can affect the brain, nerves, liver, spleen, bone marrow and, in severe cases, lungs. People with this condition experience symptoms related to progressive loss of function of nerves, the brain and...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354123?p=1

ew Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a painful condition in which your neck muscles contract involuntarily, causing your head to twist or turn to one side. Cervical dystonia can also cause your head to uncontrollably tilt forward or backward. A rare disorder that can occur at any age, cervical dystonia most often occurs in middle-aged people, women more than men. Symptoms...

Patient education: Tremor (Beyond the Basics)
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TREMOR OVERVIEW Tremor is the repetitive, involuntary shaking of a body part, most commonly the hands or head. It can be a disorder in its own right, or it can be a sign of another health problem. There are several different types of tremor, all of which fall into one of the following categories: Rest tremors — Rest tremors happen while you are sitting or lying down and relaxed. People who have...

Dystonia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dystonia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350489

Apr 24th, 2020 - Dystonia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Dystonia can affect many different body parts. At Mayo Clinic, neurologists, physiatrists and neurosurgeons work with other Mayo Clinic specialists to ease your symptoms. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,600 people with dystonia. Doctors trained in child and adolescent neurology, pediatric physical medicine and rehabilit...

Huntington's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/huntingtons-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20356117

Apr 13th, 2020 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview Huntington's disease is a rare, inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain. Huntington's disease has a broad impact on a person's functional abilities and usually results in movement, thinking (cognitive) and psychia...

Cervical dystonia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354123

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a painful condition in which your neck muscles contract involuntarily, causing your head to twist or turn to one side. Cervical dystonia can also cause your head to uncontrollably tilt forward or backward. A rare disorder that can occur at any age, cervical dystonia most often occurs in middle-aged people, women more than men. Sy...

Movement disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/movement-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20363893

Oct 18th, 2017 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview The term "movement disorders" refers to a group of nervous system (neurological) conditions that cause abnormal increased movements, which may be voluntary or involuntary. Movement disorders can also cause reduced or slow movements. Common types of movement disorders incl...

Movement disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/movement-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20363925

Oct 18th, 2017 - Movement disorders care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors trained in movement disorders work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. You can trust Mayo specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat a wide range of movement disord...

Niemann-Pick - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/niemann-pick/symptoms-causes/syc-20355887

Jan 24th, 2018 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview Niemann-Pick is a rare, inherited disease that affects the body's ability to metabolize fat (cholesterol and lipids) within cells. These cells malfunction and, over time, die. Niemann-Pick disease can affect the brain, nerves, liver, spleen, bone marrow and, in severe cas...

Movement Disorders
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- Movement disorders are neurologic conditions that cause problems with movement, such as Increased movement that can be voluntary (intentional) or involuntary (unintended) Decreased or slow voluntary movement There are many different movement disorders. Some of the more common types include Ataxia, the loss of muscle coordination Dystonia, in which involuntary contractions of your muscles cause ...

Dystonia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20350480

Apr 24th, 2020 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview Dystonia is a movement disorder in which your muscles contract involuntarily, causing repetitive or twisting movements. The condition can affect one part of your body (focal dystonia), two or more adjacent parts (segmental dystonia) or all parts of your body (general dyst...