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Cramping More than Your Style: Dystonia Causes and Care

September 21, 2018

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.

Webinar Details


Friday, September 21, 2018


1 hr


12:00 pm ET

  • 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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