David Leisner: A Rare Victory Over Focal Dystonia (INJURIES. RECOVERY. GUITAR)

“I’ve become a sort of poster child for focal dystonia,” the eminent New York-based guitarist, composer, and teacher David Leisner mentioned in an ema il early on in our correspondence about this article. Indeed, though an untold number of classical guitarists—including many who preceded him—have been afflicted, sometimes unknowingly, with FD, Leisner was one of the first to publicly speak out about his battle—and he is also one of the few who seems to have fully beaten this crippling condition … Continue reading David Leisner: A Rare Victory Over Focal Dystonia (INJURIES. RECOVERY. GUITAR)