Sep 22, 2022
In this episode, Dr. Audrey Nath talks with musician Billy McLaughlin about his focal dystonia diagnosis and its effect on his ability to play the guitar. McLaughlin shares his journey to diagnosis and the technique he developed that still allows him to play music. Then Dr. Nath is joined by Dr. Alexander Pantelyat, co-founder and co-director at Johns Hopkins Center for Music & Medicine. Dr. Pantelyat shares his knowledge of movement disorders and highlights the ways that the condition specifically affects musicians.