Is writer's cramp caused by a deficit of sensorimotor integration?

  title={Is writer's cramp caused by a deficit of sensorimotor integration?},
  author={Thomas Schenk and Norbert Mai},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
Writer's cramp is a highly specific movement disorder in which handwriting is impaired while most other manual skills are often unaffected. On the basis of abnormal findings in experiments measuring the control of grip forces, it has been suggested that writer's cramp is caused by a deficit of sensorimotor integration. The aim of our study was to determine whether there is a functional link between sensory deficits, abnormalities in the control of grip force, and handwriting disorders. We… CONTINUE READING
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