BNN Physiotherapists Dystonia Network

A UK network of physiotherapists dedicated to patients with dystonia has been established to help the neurologists to refer patients, to allow physiotherapists to exchange best practices and to guide the patients to specialised physio in dystonia to receive the most appropriate treatment.

The first meeting on Friday 11th March 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, organised by the neurophysiotherapy team in Birmingham and the British Neurotoxin Network (BNN) gathered 35 physiotherapists and was an opportunity to share experiences in the treatment of patients with cervical dystonia

This meeting hopefully will be followed by workshops to increase awareness of the dystonia among physiotherapists.

If you are a physio interested in dystonia, contact us to subscribe on our newsletter for further information.


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