Cervical dystonia affects aimed movements of nondystonic segments.

  title={Cervical dystonia affects aimed movements of nondystonic segments.},
  author={Elisa Pelosin and Marco Bove and Lucio Marinelli and Giovanni Abbruzzese and Maria Felice Ghilardi},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={24 13},
Patients with focal dystonia exhibit proprioception abnormalities that can lead to kinematic deficits. Proprioceptive abnormalities are present in both symptomatic and asymptomatic body parts of dystonic patients. To ascertain whether in patients with idiopathic cervical dystonia (CD) movements performed with nondystonic segments display kinematic abnormalities, we studied trajectory formation of out and back arm reaching movements in 10 patients with CD (before and 3 weeks after treatment with… CONTINUE READING