Understanding Dystonia: Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Bhooma Aravamuthan MD, DPhil presents the latest research on the diagnosis and treatment of dystonia in cerebral palsy during the 2020 Virtual Community Forum presented by the Community Council for the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine


Cerebral Palsy is by far the most common cause of dystonia in childhood. Identifying dystonia in a child can really help identify what is causing motor impairment as well.