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Where is the country of Dystonia? It's everywhere - on every continent, and among all peoples. Dystonians and their loved ones around the world are united in a common cause - to promote research and development of better treatment methods, and to support each other in addressing the challenges of this disease. Together, we are as one - Dystonia Nation.
Dystonia in a Nutshell
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by sustained muscle spasms that can cause twisting movements or abnormal postures, as well as chronic severe pain. 

There are many forms of dystonia, affecting one or more localized areas or the whole body. For a concise description of the disease in all its forms, please refer to the authoritative sources linked below.

A dystonia diagnosis can only be made by a neurologist specializing in movement disorders. If you suspect that you or someone you care about may have this disease, please refer to the links below and on our Resources page for further information.

Read All About It
What is Dystonia?
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)

Overview of Dystonia
WE MOVE (Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders)

Dystonias Fact Sheet
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)