Dystonia Society

How do you control focal dystonia pain?

My focal dystonia pain is getting worse in my finger I've taken iboprofuen and paracetamol but it has not helped. A orthopaedic surgeon says I don't need treatment. I I have hand therapy I've tried relaxation what else can I do to stop the pain interfering with my life. This has been going on for since March and is driving me insane! What else can I do to treat this pain.

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So sorry I cannot help, i only can tell you what I did when I had an arthritic finger were the joints have now fused, which hopefully might help you. I made a tube out of an elastic bandage and the warmth and slight compression seemed to help, I know this might sound crazy but i also used to put my finger into a piece of copper plumbing pipe .I do not understand your condition but I hope this might help good luck


I have suspect dystonia if I had pain and feel everything acutely would get acupuncture cupping and push for patient orientated research . Watch out with some pain medications you can become addicted .Have heard a well known smoked legal substance is also originally medicinal.I believe many MS sufferers are using.


My husband has focal dystonia in his leg. He receives botox and this really helps. Would this help you?


Hi Mattywelly

Ifind heat helps my feet, try using hot water in a bowl or anything warm. Hopethis helps.



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