Australian stories from movement disorder health professionals treating dystonia.
Information Session for Deep Brain Stimulation in Perth Western Australia
Dr Rodrigues and the team at Hollywood hospital in Perth, Western Australia are offering an information session for DBS relating to dystonia and other treatable conditions.
With permission of A/Professor J. Rodrigues and the DBS team.
With permission of St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney & Dr Stephen Tisch
- Florence Chang
- Botulinum Toxin Therapy at St Vincent’s Hospital.
- 20 Years of Voice – View PDF
With permission of Dr Paul Darveniza, Dr Stephen Tisch & Greg Partington.
4 th April 2016.
New Botulinum Toxin Neurology Clinic Now Opened at Wollongong Public Hospital
Treatment will Be Administered By: A/Prof John Carmody FRCPI FRACP PhD.
The following information was sent to DNA by Professor Carmody. “A/Prof. John Carmody recently established a new Botulinum Toxin Neurology Clinic at Wollongong Public Hospital www.islhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Services/Botulinum_Toxin_Clinic/default.asp Over the last 25-30 years, patients with dystonia from the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions have had to travel to Sydney to receive Botulinum Toxin therapy. But now, people from these areas who experience any of the following conditions are very welcome to contact us:
- Forms of dystonia
- Cervical dystonia
- Focal limb dystonia
- Oromandibular dystonia
- Dystonic tremor
- Axial dystonia
- Other conditions which are treated include
- Jaw clenching/bruxism
- Hemifacial spasm
- Excessive saliva (e.g. in Parkinson’s disease)
- Chronic migraine
- Excessive sweating (e.g. underarms)
- Focal spasticity (e.g. after stroke, spinal cord injury)
This service is provided weekly at the Neurology Clinic, Level 4, Block C, Wollongong Public Hospital. Treatment is administered by A/Prof John Carmody FRCPI FRACP PhD. Interested health care professionals or patients are encouraged to contact us. Contact details – Tel: 02 4253 4430, Fax: 02 4253 4436″
- Forms of dystonia
Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA) is the National Peak Body for All Types of Dystonia.
Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. is a member of the newly formed Australian Patient Organisation Network (APON) in May 2019 which has been formed to support the Australian Not-For-Profit Health Charities sector.
We are registered with the Centre for Community – Driven Research (CCDR) & the lnternational Centre for Community – Driven Research. (ICCDR)
Registered Charity ABN: 66 348 949 649 and Charitable Fundraising No: CNF/23669 with deductible gift recipient (DGR) status 2014