Hand dystonia

Hand Dystonia

Hand Dystonia (specific task) – Known as focal which affects only one part of the body

  • may affect forearm, hand and fingers 
  • tremor in the hand usually when writing or playing an instrument
  • hand spasms and awkward positions
  • pain may occur in the fingers or wrists 
  • musician’s cramp is a form that may also affect the hands and more common in musicians
  • botox, anticholinergic drugs such as Artane, and physiotherapy may help to relieve symptoms

More info – Focal hand Dystonia/Writer’s Cramp