Spasticity

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Spasticity

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Spasticity" returned 274 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Usefulness of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the spasticity of the subscapularis in patients with stroke: a pilot study.
 

Author(s): Yong Wook Kim, Ji Cheol Shin, Jeong-Gyu Yoon, Yong-Kyun Kim, Sang Chul Lee

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2013 ;126(24):4638-43.

 

There are not many studies about treatment of shoulder spasticity. Although botulinum toxin injection has been reported to be effective for shoulder spasticity, the effectiveness was judged by pain and limited motion change, but not the spasticity itself. Shoulder spasticity is considered ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Functional electrical stimulation cycling has no clear effect on urine output, lower limb swelling, and spasticity in people with spinal cord injury: a randomised cross-over trial.
 

Author(s): Keira E Ralston, Lisa Harvey, Julia Batty, Lee B Bonsan, Marsha Ben, Rita Cusmiani, Jacqueline Bennett

Journal: J Physiother. 2013 Dec;59(4):237-43.

 

Does functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling increase urine output and decrease lower limb swelling and spasticity in people with recent spinal cord injury?

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Prevalence of spasticity after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage.
 

Author(s): Svante Wallmark, Elisabeth Ronne-Engström, Erik Lundström

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2014 Jan;46(1):23-7.

 

The prevalence of spasticity after stroke is approximately 20%. There is, so far, little information in the literature on the development of spasticity after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of spasticity after aneurysmal ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2014

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The terms "Spasticity" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Consensus document on spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis. Grupo de Enfermedades Desmielinizantes de la Sociedad Española de Neurología].
 

Author(s): Celia Oreja-Guevara, Xavier Montalban, Clara de Andrés, Bonaventura Casanova-Estruch, Delicias Muñoz-García, Inmaculada García, Óscar Fernández,

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2013 Oct;57(8):359-73.

 

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological inflammatory demyelinating disease. Specialists involved in the symptomatic treatment of this disease tend to apply heterogeneous diagnostic and treatment criteria.

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2013

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OnabotulinumtoxinA muscle injection patterns in adult spasticity: a systematic literature review.
 

Author(s): Luba Nalysnyk, Spyridon Papapetropoulos, Philip Rotella, Jason C Simeone, Katharine E Alter, Alberto Esquenazi

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OnabotulinumtoxinA has demonstrated significant benefit in adult focal spasticity. This study reviews the injection patterns (i.e., muscle distribution, dosing) of onabotulinumtoxinA for treatment of adult spasticity, as reported in published studies.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Management of spasticity revisited.
 

Author(s): Laura A Graham

Journal: Age Ageing. 2013 Jul;42(4):435-41.

 

Spasticity is common after stroke and other neurological conditions and causes considerable limitations of movement, activities of daily living and participation. Interaction with other components of the upper motor neurone syndrome (UMNS) and the heterogeneity of patients' presentations ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Reliability of an Algorithm to Diagnose Spasticity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Spasticity

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2014

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