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Laxman Bahroo D.O, FAAN – “DAXXIFY® (DaxibotulinumtoxinA-lanm for Injection) Overview”

08 Apr

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET, Dr. Laxman Bahroo will be our guest and host a webinar entitled, “DAXXIFY® (DaxibotulinumtoxinA-lanm for Injection) Overview”. His presentation will be followed by a questions and answer session. Dr. Laxman Bahroo is currently a Vice Chair of Finance, Professor of Neurology and Director of […]

NSTA and BeyondRehab Cervical Dystonia Care Program

20 Feb

NSTA’s research goal is to fund seed grants to researchers with projects focusing on movement disorders that add to the understanding and treatment of cervical dystonia (CD); enabling projects to establish a basic principle or insight that can be used to apply for and win larger CD research grants from the public and private sources. […]

Reinvigorating Your Recovery Through Art Therapy – by Jane Hilton, Freelance Writer

25 Aug

Physical therapy can be trying, even if you remind yourself that each exercise you do is another step towards your recovery. When your body doesn’t want to cooperate with you, it can be easy to grow bored with your prescribed exercises. With only 11.7 million adults attending necessary physical therapy in 2011, it makes sense […]

Revance announced that the FDA has granted approval of DAXXIFY®

23 Aug

On August 14, 2023, Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RVNC) announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first therapeutic indication for DAXXIFY® (DaxibotulinumtoxinA-Lanm) for injection for the treatment of cervical dystonia in adults.7 DAXXIFY®, powered by Peptide Exchange Technology™, was previously approved by the FDA for the temporary improvement […]

Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins

26 Jul

International Neurotoxin Association  7th International Conference Dates: 17-20 January 2024 Location: Estrel Berlin, Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin, Germany Conference Website: https://www.neurotoxins.org/toxins-2024/ The TOXINS conferences are the premier venue for consideration of the latest developments in the basic science and clinical applications of neurotoxins. The scientific program―presented by the world’s experts in their respective fields―will be […]

NSTA Funding Research in 2022

29 Jun

The Dystonia Coalition (DC) solicits applications for Pilot Projects Program (PPP) and a Career Development Award (CDA) each year.  All applications are reviewed by the DC’s Review Boards and during a recent annual meeting, it was suggested that the DC share information with all Patient Advocacy Groups (PAG). This give PAGs the opportunity to co-supporting […]

Webinar with Brian D. Berman, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.N – Beneath the Surface: Non-Motor Symptoms in Cervical Dystonia

14 Mar

Dr. Brian Berman is no stranger to the NSTA. He has supported the NSTA in many ways including presenting on “Neuroimaging in Spasmodic Torticollis” at the 2013 NSTA Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. On Saturday, March 26th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time, Dr. Berman is our guest speaker for the next NSTA webinar. His topic is […]

The International Neurotoxin Association (INA) – The TOXINS 2022 6th International Conference

09 Feb

The TOXINS 2022 6th International Conference which will be held July 27-30, 2022, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The TOXINS conferences are the premier venue for consideration of the latest developments in the basic science and clinical applications of neurotoxins. The scientific program―presented by the world’s experts in their respective fields―will be of interest to basic scientists and […]

Webinar with Ken Price – My Unusual and Successful Treatment for my Spasmodic Torticollis (ST)

15 Dec

December 2021 The following is an update of a column I wrote for the Spring 2015 issue of the ST Quarterly on my unusual and successful treatment for my Spasmodic Torticollis (ST).  Although I still have muscle spasms in my cervical region, they are generally quite mild and painless, I have free movement and correct […]

Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group of San Diego County Meeting

11 Aug

DATE: Saturday, July 13, 2024 TIME: 1-3:00 p.m. Pacific time Individuals with ALL forms of dystonia are invited to join us for a virtual support group meeting that promises to be a very informative session. Presentation Title: Finding Control in Dystonia – Holistic Rehabilitation and Treatment Options Guest Presenter: Lincoln Beal PT, DPT who is a physical […]