Alternative Wellness Practices

Dystonia, by nature, is a complicated affliction at every stage, from symptom to diagnoses to treatment. In this way, and similarly to other nuanced disorders, alternative wellness practices are known to be particularly effective in regulating and reducing symptoms. As with any treatment, Down with Dystonia strongly suggests consulting with a doctor in addition to your trusted alternative wellness practitioner before beginning any new treatment regiment.

Our own informed initial research on various alternative dystonia treatments and wellness practices will be added below, over time, along with sources and first-hand accounts, listed alphabetically.

  • Massage
  • Meditation
  • Sensory tricks
  • Somatic bodywork
  • Sound and music therapy
  • Stress reduction techniques

We’d love to hear about you or your family’s experience with these or other treatment techniques. Please feel free to reach out on social media to provide comment directly. In this instance, your name and personal information will never be used or posted publicly.