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March 6, 2019

Heading Forward With Gratitude and Grace

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For Marisa Bella, living with a rare neurological condition meant managing sustained pain and an unnatural head position, as well as dealing with unwanted reactions from strangers. For years Marisa navigated life while suffering the physical, mental and emotional effects of her illness. That all changed in 2018 when a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon helped her […]

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Tags: Cervical dystonia, Dr. Anhar Hassan, Dr. Jorys Martinez-Jorge, Dr. Majken Wingo, Dr. Oscar Manrique, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dystonia, Mayo Clinic's Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic


July 16, 2018

Running Down a Mysterious Disorder

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Determined to understand the reason for the strange hitch in his stride, marathon runner Pat Foley pushed forward for years until he reached the office of a Mayo Clinic movement neurologist.

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Tags: Dr. Allen Aksamit, Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, Dystonia


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