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spasticity

[spas′tis·əd·ē]
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Importantly, spinal cavity formation and muscle spasticity are frequently observed in human patients with high-speed, high-impact induced spinal cord injuries.
Interrater reliability of a modified Ashworth Scale of muscle spasticity.
Results published in The Lancet, showed the drugs had little effect on muscle spasticity.
Muscle spasticity results from malformation or injury of the motor, premotor, or supplementary motor areas, with accompanying corticospinal tract malformation or injury (Candy et al.
In December 1996, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new oral medication for muscle spasticity associated with MS and spinal cord injury.
The first new treatment for muscle spasticity in over twenty years reached U.
It was initially developed for the treatment of movement disorders such as cervical dystonia (a chronic condition in which the neck is twisted or deviated), blepharospasm (involuntary eye closure), hemifacial spasm and various forms of muscle spasticity, including post-stroke arm spasticity, spasticity of the lower limbs (calf) in adults and children with cerebral palsy.
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Muscle spasticity is a complex and disabling motor disorder that occurs following conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and cerebral palsy.
Bohannon R, Smith M: Interrater reliability of a modified Ashworth scale of muscle spasticity.
In clinical studies, the new therapy maintained long-term reductions in muscle spasticity in both children and adults.