Category: Disability

Nominated For – National Diversity Awards 2015!

We have been nominated for the very prestigious, National Diversity Awards 2015. For our Functional Movement Disorder Community Group, in the Disabled section. Yes you read that right, I was very surprised myself. Though we are an online group, Functional Movement Disorder Page, and website, we can make a massive impact to society all around …

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The Start Of Functional Movement Disorder Awareness Week

As the start of our awareness week is here again, we need to push our awareness as much as we can, The more we share, the more people see, the more questions are asked, and the more understanding of our rare movement disorder is known and learnt about.    Share, because we care. This disorder …

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Functional Movement Disorder

        This disorder has such a diverse mix of symptoms, that it is incredibly hard to label it properly.  Functional movement disorder, functional disorder, neurological disorder, conversion disorder, functional neurological disorder, movement disorder, involuntary muscle spasms, muscle spasms, pain, chronic pain disorder, chronic pain, non epileptic attack disorder, nead, fmd, fnd, non epileptic siezures, …

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I Am Broken

This is a blog post I just added at: www.dystoniasufferer.com I don’t blog as often now, it’s just going back over old ground. I only blog now, when I really feel what I write is worth sharing. I hope my words may resonate with others, and make you feel less alone. Andrea x ……………………………. As …

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Video Talk On Functional Neurological Movement Disorders

Here is a great video talk, on Functional neurological movement disorders by Dr Jon Stone from Edingburgh. This is his speciality, and he has done years of research on our disorder. The slides that come with the talk are interesting, and he talks about other videos which are not shown in this talk video but …

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Functional Movement Disorder needs so much more awareness!

This morning I woke with a fully numb left arm, painful calf muscles, pain in the top front of my forehead, and a very heavy head which comes from the middle left side of my head which sometimes feels like it is being pulled downwards toward and through my neck down my back! It all …

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Functional Movement Disorder UK Awareness Week 17th-24th May

It’s coming up soon, so pop it in your diaries to help promote the awareness 🙂

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How The Brain Works

This is a great image, to show how our brain works for the different sections of our bodies.

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