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Dystonia

  • By: John M. Quinn V.M.P.H.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Dystonia is a movement disorder consisting of involuntary muscle contractions, which force certain parts of the body into abnormal, sometimes painful, movements or postures. This can affect any part of the body including the arms, legs, trunk, neck, eyelids, face, or ...

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