A young woman walks down the front steps of a house holding a wheelchair with one hand and a staircase railing with the other, her body twisted to one side Dystonia is when you tell your body to do one thing, but your brain tells it to do something else. It’s like your brain has a mind of its own. 
—Laurel Chiten, TWISTED filmmaker, affected by dystonia

TWISTED reveals the agonies and challenges of dystonia, a neurological disorder that forces muscles into abnormal—often painful—movements or postures. 

Follow three individuals with dystonia as they confront their disease with courage, hope and humor.

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