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Press Releases from Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (1 total)

'Twisted' to Debut on PBS Jan. 30, Offering First Look for Many at Rare Movement …

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 -- When Laurel Chiten was 17, a car accident sent her to the hospital with a head injury and collapsed lung. Months later, at home and "healed," her neck began jerking uncontrollably. Eventually, a doctor diagnosed her condition as dystonia -- a rare neurological disorder that forces muscles to twist into abnormal, often painful movements or postures. Today, Chiten is an accomplished producer/director of independent films -- and

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