Cramping More than Your Style: Dystonia Causes and Care

On this webinar, panelists discussed dystonia: a movement disorder on its own and a Parkinson's symptom that causes muscle cramping. Hear about the latest treatments and research to better understand this condition.

This is an archived file of an event that took place on September 20, 2018.

 Cramping More than Your Style: Dystonia Causes and Care

Duration: 1 hour

Continuing Medical Education Information for Health Care Professionals

MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.

Date of Original Release: September 20, 2018
Date Credit Expires: September 20, 2020

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Define dystonia.
  • Describe potential causes of dystonia.
  • Discuss treatment options for dystonia.
  • Summarize what research may improve dystonia understanding and treatment.

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Rachel Dolhun, MD
Vice President, Medical Communications
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
Nothing to disclose

Brian Reedy
Person with Parkinson's
Nothing to disclose

Erin Furr-Stimming, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School
Disclosures: Research Grants: Vaccinex, CHDI; Advisory Role: ADAMAS; Honoraria: ADAMAS, Teva

Christine Kim, MD
Instructor, Neurology
Yale School of Medicine
Nothing to disclose


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