Postural control and sensory integration in cervical dystonia

@article{Vacherot2007PosturalCA,
  title={Postural control and sensory integration in cervical dystonia},
  author={François Vacherot and Marianne Vaugoyeau and Sophie Mallau and S. Soulayrol and Christine Assaiante and Jean-Philippe Azulay},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={118},
  pages={1019-1027}
}
Dynamic head‐neck stabilization in cervical dystonia
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