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Dystonia Advocates’ From Across the Country Convened in Washington, D.C. By Jeff Shair

26 Sep

It was an honor and a privilege that I was asked to represent the NSTA this year for Dystonia Advocacy Day. Representatives from Dystonia Advocacy Network (DAN) assembled in Washington on Capitol Hill for the purpose of bringing awareness to the cause and to lobby for more funds for the disorder. In actuality, it was […]

NSTA Hosts Two Successful Fundraisers!

02 Aug

The NSTA hosts two major fundraisers annually to raise funds and spread awareness of cervical dystonia. One fundraiser is in the form of a 5k Walk/Run called the Zent-A-Thon that is held together with the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation (PMDF, www.pmdf.org). The other fundraiser involves NSTA joining a dozen non-profit food booths at the […]

NSTA Summerfest Fundraiser – Fountain Valley, California

21 Jun

The Fountain Valley Summerfest Committee, in partnership with the City of Fountain Valley, California is launching its 8th annual community celebration called “Fountain Valley Summerfest” to be held June 24, 25, and 26 at the Fountain Valley Sports Park at Brookhurst and Heil. This 4-day celebration will include carnival rides, food and beverage booths, game […]

A NSTA Fundraiser for ST/CD and Movement Disorders is Just Around the Corner!

26 Jan

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the NSTA is hosting a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California. Proceeds will help the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association in providing information and support to people spasmodic torticollis/cervical dystonia. If you are in Orange County, LA County or San Diego County come and participate in […]

NSTA East Elmhurst, New York Conference – November 7, 2015

02 Sep

On November 7, 2015, the National Spasmodic Torticollis Association (NSTA) is hosting a one day conference on spasmodic torticollis/cervical dystonia in East Elmhurst, New York. Registration for the conference is FREE thanks to our major sponsor Merz Pharmaceuticals (the makers of Xeomin). Our conference will take place at the Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport. The address […]

John Barth and Team BluFrog Train for Triatholon – September 07, 2015

24 Aug

In 2013, NSTA friend and member John Barth successfully completed the Houston Town Lake Triathlon under Team NSTA during Labor Day weekend. Team NSTA’s Fundraising goal was set at $5,000. The team raised $5,900 for our organization surpassing their goal. Coming in 2nd place in the Giving Challenge meant an additional $750 was donated to […]

Zent-A-Thon 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser – May 30, 2015

03 Apr

A Fundraiser for Movement Disorders May 30, 2015 NSTA along with the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Foundation (www.pmdf.org) are going to host a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California. The event would help raise funds for both organizations while spreading awareness about Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders. Registration is only $20. […]

Online Research Study on Reproductive Factors and Cervical Dystonia (Uploaded 03.02.15)

02 Mar

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Reproductive Factors and Cervical Dystonia Description of project: We are conducting an online research study related to the correlation between various reproductive, hormonal and environmental factors with cervical dystonia. Your participation will take approximately 30 minutes and will require the completion of an online questionnaire. To participate: • You […]