Clenching fist tics

A clenched fist is normally an aggressive gesture. With a tic-disorder, a clenched fist comes from an unwanted urge, and not a … Read post

Muscle-related tics

Motor tics work muscles. Sometimes, tics specifically target muscles, such as tensing and flexing. This can be tiring, and risk injury due … Read post

Knee-related tics

Knee-related tics are motor tics focused on knee-movements. This could be the act of hitting the knee against something, or kneeling down.  … Read post

Feet and toe tics

Tics occurring in the foot region may include wriggling feet and toes, clicking joints and tapping feet. This can affect walking, and … Read post

Spitting tics

Spitting can be an unwanted urge as a result of a tic-disorder. It can be regarded as anti-social behaviour, even though the … Read post

Kissing tics

Kissing people or objects is surprisingly common in tic-disorders. This unwanted urge can make us feel extremely awkward, especially in public. Texas … Read post