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Author Pathak, Mayank.

Title Spasmodic torticollis handbook : a guide to treatment and rehabilitation / Mayank Pathak, Karen Frei, Daniel Truong
Published New York : Demos, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 120 pages) : illustrations
Contents What is spasmodic torticollis? -- Diagnosis, coping, and life with ST -- Anatomy and physiology -- The causes of spasmodic torticollis -- How is spasmodic torticollis diagnosed? -- Pharmacologic treatments for spasmodic torticollis -- Chemodenervation and surgery -- What else is there? -- Rehabilitation exercises for spasmodic torticollis
Summary Spasmodic torticollis, also known as cervical dystonia, affects about three people in 10,000, or an estimated 85,000 individuals in the United States alone. Despite this, there has been until now a lack of information outside of the professional medical literature for use by individuals with this disorder and their families. This book provides comprehensive information on the disorder for people with spasmodic torticollis and those close to them. Medical terms and concepts are introduced sequentially and then used as building blocks for the later discussion. Beginning with a clear definition o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-102) and index
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Subject Torticollis -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Frei, Karen.
Truong, Daniel (Daniel D.)
ISBN 1281974676
1417544600 (electronic bk.)
1934559407 (e-book)
9781417544608 (electronic bk.)
9781934559406 (e-book)