Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

Patient stories

Jubilant First Steps

Greg and Suzanne Roeder were in tears when their daughter took her first steps. It's natural to get choked up when a child demonstrates her vertical independence. But the Roeders were especially emotional because Danielle was seven years old when she made those monumental strides. Danielle once needed to use a wheelchair, but was freed [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists) and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) have expertise and experience treating people with dystonia. Doctors trained in movement disorders treat people with dystonia and other movement disorders.
  • Individualized care. Your doctor will tailor your care to your individual needs. Your treatment depends on the type of dystonia you have.
  • Team approach. An integrated team of doctors collaborates to provide your treatment in a caring environment.
  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise treating dystonia with several options, including medications, botulinum toxin injections and deep brain stimulation.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

Why Choose Mayo Clinic

What Sets Mayo Clinic Apart

Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

Patient stories

Jubilant First Steps

Greg and Suzanne Roeder were in tears when their daughter took her first steps. It's natural to get choked up when a child demonstrates her vertical independence. But the Roeders were especially emotional because Danielle was seven years old when she made those monumental strides. Danielle once needed to use a wheelchair, but was freed [...]

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists) and other areas study genetics, diagnosis and treatment options for dystonia and other movement disorders. Doctors also study deep brain stimulation to treat dystonia and other movement disorders. Read more about movement disorders research on the neurology research website and at the Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson Disease Research website.

Read about deep brain stimulation as a treatment option for dystonia and other movement disorders at Mayo Clinic.

Publications

See a list of publications about dystonia by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

May. 12, 2012

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