Category: Disabilities

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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Glass Raised In The Air – But Why?

It is very possible that you may have seen the above quote before, and I’m sure you all have your own thoughts and take on the story behind the words. Here are mine 😉 Putting the glass down is easier said than done in some cases, as the person may have no idea what the …

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Check out the new leaflets & published information pages

Information is key! I have posted on a few leaflets / PDF’s, and some published neurological papers written by Doctors and Consultants. They are in the drop down “Interesting Medical Papers & Information” tab. There are some interesting papers if you want to read up on this disorder, and things related to the brain. I …

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