Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes muscles to spasm and twist involuntarily causing awkward movements and/or positions. Dystonia affects an estimated 300,000 men, women, and children in North America. It may be caused by repetitive motions, so musicians and artists may be at risk. If you have frequent cramping or muscle spasms in your fingers, hands, forearms, or elsewhere, or if you want to help find a cure, please contact Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada: www.dystoniacanada.org or 1-800-361-8061.

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