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Learn about dystonia, a brain disorder that causes muscle stiffness and abnormal postures.

Key points

  • Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes muscle control problems.
  • There are many different types of dystonia. Some forms are mild and some are more severe.
  • Dystonia can get worse over time.
  • There are several different types of treatments for dystonia, such as medications and surgery.
Last updated: February 27th 2020