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High Impact Exercise More Likely to Worsen Dystonia

The benefits of exercise and physical activity for neurological disorders is well-known. Individuals with dystonia may experience numerous barriers to healthy levels of exercise, including the fact that physical activity sometimes worsens dystonia symptoms. A team of exercise scientists and physical therapy experts at University of Auckland in New Zealand conducted a survey of 260 […]

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Benefits of Exercise for Dystonia are Physical & Emotional

This content originally appeared in the Dystonia Dialogue. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimate that 60% of Americans are not active at the recommended levels for good health. The merits of exercise have been studied extensively, including in neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Researchers are beginning to examine […]