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Sleep and the brain

I recently came across an article written in Swedish by Margareta Eldh and Jan-Erik Broman. Although not directly related to recovery from and prevention of Musician’s Focal Dystonia, there are many interesting points which are relevant, as sleep deprivation seems to be a factor in many cases of Musician’s Focal Dystonia that I see. The […]

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Recital preparations underway

The bulk of this blog is dedicated to providing free information and advice aimed at helping in the recovery of Musician’s Focal Dystonia. With that said, today’s post is an attempt to simply provide a little inspiration and hope to those of you who may have thought about giving up. And believe me, I do […]

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Off (And On) Topic: Man’s Search For Meaning

I have just finished reading “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl, an Auschwitz survivor. In short, the book is in two parts. The first is Frankl’s account of surviving the concentration camps of the World War II, and his observations as to why some people survived whilst others perished. In the second part […]

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