Upcoming Events

Dystonia Support Group of Greater Washington DC

Meetings Scheduled for 2018

May 6, 2018

September 23, 2018

November 18, 2018  One day conference

Location: Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910-1484 (301) 754-7000

When:  Informal social starts at 12:30PM, Program starts at 1:00PM



Dystonia Support Group of Greater Washington DC

Support Group Meeting

Location: Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910-1484 (301) 754-7000

When: May 6, 2018  Informal social starts at 12:30PM, Program starts at 1:00PM


1:00—1:15      Announcements—Sally Presti

1:15—2:15      Dr. Brice Jackson and Dr. Daniel GJ Lane will discuss Clinical Neuroscience Related to Rehabilitation of Dystonia. They will highlight a functional neuroanatomical understanding of the disorder, as well as present case studies demonstrating both efficacy and limitations.

2:15—2:30      Question and Answer Period

Speakers:  Brice Jackson, DC FACFM FABBIR is a 2006 graduate of Life University in Atlanta, GA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology and a Fellow of the American Board of Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Dr. Jackson has been in private practice since 2006, treating children and adults with neurological problems such as autism, ADHD, concussion, chronic pain, migraine, dizziness, and vertigo. He and his staff are the exclusive provider of occupational therapy for the Virginia Institute on Autism.

Dr. Jackson has lectured and shared his experience in functional neurology with psychiatric facilities, public and private schools, occupational therapy facilities and parent groups in Virginia. Dr. Jackson is a member of the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, Virginia Chiropractic Association, the Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce, The Central Virginia Chapter of the Autism Society of America, and the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Committee.

In his spare time, Brice enjoys playing with his 4 children.  He also enjoys reading, playing Ultimate disc golf, and hiking.  Central Virginia is the perfect place to raise a family, indulge in nature's diversions, and maintain a healthy lifestyle!

Dr. Daniel Gerald Joseph Lane earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic as well as a Bachelor of Science from Logan College of Chiropractic where he graduated with Honors. In addition, he completed an Advanced Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba in Canada. Subsequently, Dr. Lane continued with his post-doctoral and fellowship training and is now a board certified Functional Neurologist with degrees and/or certifications in numerous fields including: Board Certified Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB), Fellowship status of The American College of Functional Neurology (FACFN), and American Board of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation (FABBIR). He is a specialist in traumatic brain injury, concussion, and neurological therapeutic rehabilitation. Dr. Lane also holds certifications in Vestibular Diagnosis and Rehabilitation, Sports Chiropractic (CCEP), Whiplash and Brain Traumatology (Vehicular Crash), Soft Tissue (Graston, ART and others), Laser Therapy, and Fibromyalgia.  Currently, Dr. Lane’s academic ambitions would include other post-doctoral degrees in Functional Medicine, electrodiagnostics, and a PhD in Neurology.

Dr. Lane has been a keynote speaker, and provided many lectures/seminars for a host of institutions, companies, and other professionals. A brief list of these organizations would include the Holy Cross Hospital Neurology Department, Perdue Incorporated (National Nursing Conference), WBOC News, Peninsula Orthopaedics Associates and Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Regional Dental Association, Regional Dental Assistant Association, the Arthritis Foundation, TLC (Three Lower Counties) Community Services, and a host of other groups, events and associations. Dr. Lane is also a member of the Maryland Chiropractic Association, Chamber of Commerce, and a board member of Lower Shore Enterprises (LSE) which assists in providing employment and other services to individuals with disabilities.

Dr. Lane’s passion is his wife, four children, and helping people via the employment of therapeutic neurological applications. He loves learning, and academia. Other interests include hiking, fishing and camping. As a former award winning competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer, he continues to enjoy all aspects of exercise and nutrition.

 Directions to Holy Cross Hospital    1500 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-1484   301-754-7000

From I-495, take exit 31, Georgia Ave - Wheaton (Rt. 97 North), Turn right onto Forest Glen Rd, Follow 4 blocks (.3 miles) to Holy Cross Hospital on the right, at the corner of Forest Glen and Dameron Drive

Metro Directions to Holy Cross Hospital
Holy Cross Hospital is located five blocks from the Forest Glen (Red Line) Metro station. From the station, cross Georgia Avenue then walk five blocks down Forest Glen Road.  Hospital is on the right.