Are you or a loved one suffering from cervical dystonia? Do you seek relief from the persistent, often painful neck muscle contractions associated with this neurological disorder? Look no further. Dr. Matthew Wilson, a renowned interventional pain specialist and PM&R doctor, is here to provide comprehensive care and effective treatment options for cervical dystonia.
Understanding Cervical Dystonia
Cervical dystonia, or spasmodic torticollis, is a neurological condition characterized by involuntary muscle contractions in the neck, causing the head to twist or turn in abnormal positions. These painful muscle spasms can significantly impact your quality of life, making everyday tasks difficult and often leading to discomfort and pain.
Meet Dr. Wilson: Your PM&R Doctor
Dr. Wilson is an expert in pain management and rehabilitation, focusing on interventional treatments for neurological conditions like cervical dystonia. As a board-certified PM&R doctor, he brings knowledge and experience to the table, and he has proved his commitment to excellence in the field. His extensive training, education, and clinical experience have culminated in a deep understanding of the complexities of managing pain and promoting rehabilitation.
Symptoms of Cervical Dystonia
Cervical dystonia manifests with various symptoms, with se
verity differing among individuals. Some common symptoms include:
- Involuntary head twisting or turning
- Neck pain and discomfort
- Muscle spasms
- Abnormal head posture
- Difficulty with tasks like driving, reading, or working
If you or a loved one is experiencing any of these symptoms, it is essential to seek professional care to address the condition effectively.
Diagnosis and Evaluation
Diagnosing cervical dystonia requires a thorough evaluation by a specialist like Dr. Wilson. During your appointment, he will:
- Conduct a comprehensive medical history review to understand the onset and progression of your symptoms.
- Perform a physical examination to assess muscle tone and the range of motion in your neck.
- Evaluate your posture and head positioning to identify abnormal head postures.
- Discuss any family history of neurological conditions, as cervical dystonia can sometimes have a genetic component.
- Consider additional tests, such as an EMG and nerve conduction study, to assess muscle activity and nerve function in the affected area.
Dr. Wilson’s commitment to accurate diagnosis ensures that you receive the most appropriate and effective treatment for your condition.
Dr. Wilson understands that living with cervical dystonia can be challenging. He is dedicated to providing the best treatment options to improve your quality of life. The most common procedure he performs for patients is cervical dystonia treatment.
Cervical Dystonia Treatment
Cervical dystonia treatment typically involves administering Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) injections into the affected neck muscles. Dysport is an FDA-approved medication that temporarily relaxes the muscles responsible for abnormal head positioning and movements.
The procedure is minimally invasive and performed in the office. Many patients experience relief from their symptoms following these injections, with results lasting for several months. Dr. Wilson will tailor the treatment plan to your specific needs, ensuring you receive the best possible care.
Why Choose Dr. Wilson
When it comes to the best treatment for cervical dystonia, choosing the right specialist is crucial for effective management and relief from your symptoms. Dr. Wilson’s expertise in pain management and rehabilitation, coupled with his experience in interventional pain treatments, makes him the ideal choice for individuals seeking relief from cervical dystonia. His patient-centered approach, dedication to staying updated on the latest advancements in the field, and compassionate care make him the best treatment option for your cervical dystonia.
Seeking Relief: Request a Consultation
If you or a loved one is struggling with cervical dystonia, it is time to take action. Dr. Wilson is here to help. To learn more about cervical dystonia treatment or to request a consultation with Dr. Wilson, please call us at 919-220-5255. Do not let cervical dystonia control your life—take the first step toward a more comfortable and pain-free future. Your journey to relief starts here.