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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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Jon Gorrie – focal dystonia story

First published: 30 Sept. 2010 on BrassMusician.com as “Task Specific Focal Dystonia Cured: Trumpet embouchure back on track”. Firstly some background: Cutting a very long story rather short… I began playing trumpet at age 13 in New Zealand. At 18 I started university, and at 21 auditioned for (and was accepted for) post-graduate trumpet studies […]

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