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: May 28th through 29th, 2020

For neurologists: May 28th, 2020

Myllypurontie 1, 00920 Helsinki

Course Fee

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

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


Enroll here by 30th April, 2020. 

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

Cancellation Terms

We require a written cancellation notification four weeks before the scheduled start of the course. We charge full price for cancellations that are made later than four weeks before the start. In case a participant is unable to attend the course, another participant can take their place.       

If the course, an individual day of the course, or a part of the course has to be cancelled on Metropolia's side, the participant is offered the opportunity to attend a similar implementation at another time, or Metropolia will refund the fees related to the aforementioned course/day of the course/part of the course. Metropolia is not liable for other fees that may fall upon the participant in case of cancellation.


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


All rights to changes reserved.

Johanna Blom.


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!"