While dystonia affecting athletes has not been researched or written about to the same degree as other focal dystonias, this may well be due to a previous lack of awareness or interest among both physicians and athletes. Because dystonia and occupational cramps affect people who write, type, and play a musical instrument, it is logical to believe that dystonia also affects people who play sports. This review represents an attempt to specifically focus on sports-related dystonia, and provide the clinician a rational approach to define the patient with the potential for benefit from emerging treatments for this interesting focal dystonia.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Dystonia|
|Number of pages||10|
|ISBN (Print)||0849376122, 9780849376122|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2006|
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