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2023 Puget Sound Dystonia Symposium: Movement Therapy for Dystonia

Join us at the 2023 Puget Sound Dystonia Symposium on November 18th, starting with registration at 8 AM. The day kicks off with a special session for dystonia friends and family at 8:45 AM. We are hosting this event at the Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites, located at 6575 Kimbal Dr, Gig Harbor, WA, (253) 858-9690. See you there!

Movement Therapy for Dystonia

  1. Dr. Patrick Hogan: PUGET SOUND NEUROLOGY Tacoma, WA
    1. Brief overview of Dystonia, Botulinum toxins and medications
    2. Introduction of Movement theory to promote neuroplasticity for Dystonia
  2. Mikki Townshend, PT, DPT: Bainbridge Island, WA
    1. “Upside Down, Inside Out, and Round and Round” Balance training for Dystonia
  3. Apurva Zawar, PT, DPT: Seattle, WA Neuroplasticity training
    1. “Rewiring Rhythms-sensorimotor training for dystonia mastery”
  4. Michele Read BScPT: British Columbia, Canada
    1. “The Dystonia Recovery Program”
  5. Patrick Hogan IV IN ALIGNED MOVEMENT (IAM), New York
    1. “Movement Snacks”- How small changes can lead to big health results”
    2. Overview of Nutritious Exercise Program
  6. Jayme Jones Therapeutic Yoga movement for Dystonia
    1. Description of today’s lunch; Principles of a Detox diet to decrease inflammation

Lunch per Hunter family catering: courtesy of Pat and John Hogan

  1. Presentations by Dystonia Patients
    1. Naomi Volchok: Nervous System Regulation Presentation
    2. Jason Van Loh: Dystonia survey results: Making our voices heard
  2. Questions and Answers all presenters
  3. Dance Group movement for Dystonia-Rob Sutherland


If interested, please RSVP to Dr. Patrick Hogan: Puget Sound Neurology so we can make food arrangements

Zoom Meeting connection will be sent by email

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