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spastic

1. a person who is affected by spasms or convulsions, esp one who has cerebral palsy
2. affected by or resembling spasms
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The threshold in tapping force in the spastic limbs in patients with stroke was significantly lower than that in nondisabled controls ([F.
We are trying to educate the common man and their families to include them to mainstream," said Tokendro Singh, Secretary General of the spastic society in Manipur
Of the 26 patients on opioids, 17 met diagnostic criteria for spastic esophageal dysmotility, compared with 35 of the 96 patients not taking opioids.
We're proud to help in raising awareness of this event and the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation.
Subsequently, cognitive decline, muscle stiffness, dysarthria, and spastic gait developed.
After he went on the intrathecal baclofen pump, all the side effects went away since the intrathecal baclofen targets only the nerves of the spastic muscles.
Abbreviations PSN Peripheral Selective Neurotomy;SEF Spastic Equinus Foot;SHA Spastic Hip Adduction;SHW Spastic Hand-Wrist
Because the spine doesn't close completely in people with this condition, nerve damage disrupts the flow of signals between brain and bladder, and the organ becomes flaccid or spastic and begins to leak.
SO AFTER YOU DO THAT spastic kickout type of thing, land with both of your feet together on the bank ramp and shout some sort of obscenity.
Boyle, "Dalcroze Eurhythmics and the Spastic," Spastics' Quarterly 3 (1954): 5-8.
HTLV-1 also causes a neurologic disease called tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-1 associated myelopathy.
Money will also go towards treatment for 17-month-old Oscar Worton, from Yarm, who has quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy and needs intensive therapy that can only be given at Bowbass Institute in London.