Basic Cervical Dystonia and Physiotherapy

Cervical dystonia and physiotherapy

To Whom

The course is directed to physiotherapists and neurologists.

The Objectives of the Course

To increase the knowledge and understanding about cervical dystonia. To learn about assessment, analysis and physiotherapy treatment. 


Lectures about cervical dystonia, the character, the consequences, the assessment, analysis, physiotherapy treatment and something about other treatments. The theoretical lectures are going to be mixed with practical parts including videocases and group discussions.

The course is taught in English.

Time and Venue

For physiotherapists: February 12th through 13th, 2019

For neurologists: February 12th, 2019

Vanha viertotie 23, 00350 Helsinki

Course Fee

Two day course for physiotherapists: 320 € + VAT 24 %.

One day course for neurologists: 160 € + VAT 24 %.


Enroll here by 12th January, 2019. 

We will confirm realisation of the course 1 month before due date.

Cancellation Terms

Cancellation is free if done at least 1 month before the course to begin. Cancellation has to be made in writing (email or letter) to the practical arrangements’ coordinator. If cancellation arrives later, the course fee will be charged in full. The participant can be traded.


Practical arrangements:
Marja Pietiläinen
Tel. 040 672 5583
marja.pietilainen metropolia fi

Information about the content of the course:
Johanna Blom
Johanna.Blom skane se


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Johanna Blom is a leg physiotherapist and a Bachelor in Medical Science (2007). She is employed at the Neurological department at the University hospital in Malmö and has worked with dystonia patients for the last 11 years in cooperation with a specialist doctor taking care of patients with spasticity or dystonia. Johanna has taught plenty of lectures about cervical dystonia in Sweden and she has also held workshops in Nordic conferences as well as in Slovakia and Poland. In February 2018, she published a book Muskler i obalans. Cervikal dystoni och spasticitet in Swedish for physiotherapists about spasticity and cervical dystonia.

Comments from previous participants

"The expertness of the lecturer was excellent, much more profound than I had expected."

"That we have so little knowledge of Dystonia in Finland. It was very good that you organized this education. Thank you!"