Isn't dystonia limited to one type of spasticity, the know I know as
'atastic'? I have rigid spasticity, and my neuro said I didn't have
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From: "Barber, Kenneth L." <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2002 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: Fibromyalgia
> i know that it is said that you dont have to be cp to have dystonia, i
> wonder if you you can be cp and not have dystonia.
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> From: BG Greer, PhD
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> Sent: 9/28/2002 3:41 PM
> Subject: Re: Fibromyalgia
> That's funny, ALL brain functions are caused by chemicals in the brain.
> we say neurotransmitters! This trick is what chemical and what receptor
> to inhibits. At last count there were 120 different neurotransmitters.
> >Kat, dystonia is caused by a chemical in the brain, and it causes the
> >the muscle irregularity.
> >So, treatment must treat the cause and not just the effect.