You may need to find ways to adapt and might have to learn new ways to complete everyday tasks. However, it is possible to live well with the condition and Dystonia UK is here to support you through all stages including initial onset, diagnosis, finding treatment and beyond.

You may find these coping techniques helpful:

  • Relaxing attitude to handwriting
  • Some musician’s find sensory tricks such as changing the position of keys on a wind instrument, using the opposite hand for bowing on the violin or playing an instrument while wearing a latex glove can be helpful.