February 24, 2021

The Importance of Physiotherapy and a Collaborative Approach to Treatment of Dystonia, With Physiotherapist Johanna Blom

In this episode we meet with Johanna Blom a physiotherapist who has specialized in helping patients with dystonia. She tells us about how she works with a team of medical professionals to ensure that her patients get the best treatment possible, and she emphasizes on the importance of a collaborative approach when administering injections, medications…

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January 27, 2021

Ten Years of The David Marsden Award, an Interview With Recipients Prof. Mark Edwards and Asst. Prof. Niccolo Mencacci | The Positive Twist Podcast

In this episode of the Positive Twist we meet with Professor Mark Edwards from St George’s in London, and Assistant Professor Niccolo Mencacci at Northwestern University outside of Chicago (USA). Mark was the first recipient of the David Marsden Award in 2003. He tells us about what the award has meant to him and what…

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December 23, 2020

Living With a Neurological Disorder During The Covid-19 Pandemic, A Talk With Donna Walsh and Marjan Jahanshahi | The Positive Twist Podcast

In this episode we talk to Donna Walsh from EFNA, the European Federation of Neurological Associations and Professor Emeritus Marjan Jahanshahi from UCL Queens Square Institute of Neurology in London. We discuss the state of the world for people living with neurological disorders during the Covid-19 pandemic. Donna shares about some of the work EFNA…

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December 15, 2020

Digital Activities: Dystonia Webinar Series & the Positive Twist Podcast

As already shared in previous newsletters our most important event and activity every year, our annual meeting the D-DAYs Conference 2020 was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Together with our partners (Boston Scientific, Ipsen and Medtronic) and the Dystonia Europe team we could rapidly change from the planned face-to-face activities to organizing on-line events…

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