Spasticity

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Spasticity

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Spasticity" returned 275 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spasticity with hypocalcemia: does spasticity have a metabolic determinant?
 

Author(s): Ozlem Tasoglu, N Kutay Ordu-Gokkaya, Didem Yenigun, Meryem Demir, Nese Ozgirgin

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2014 Oct;46(9):941.

 

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2014

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The efficacy of traditional Thai massage in decreasing spasticity in elderly stroke patients.
 

Author(s): Thanitta Thanakiatpinyo, Supakij Suwannatrai, Ueamphon Suwannatrai, Phanitanong Khumkaew, Dokmai Wiwattamongkol, Manmas Vannabhum, Somluck Pianmanakit, Vilai Kuptniratsaikul

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To study the efficacy of traditional Thai massage (TTM) versus conventional physical therapy (PT) programs in treating muscle spasticity, functional ability, anxiety, depression, and quality of life (QoL) in Thai stroke patients.

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Linguistic and psychometric validation of the MSSS-88 questionnaire for patients with multiple sclerosis and spasticity in Germany.
 

Author(s): Thomas Henze, Sylvia von Mackensen, Gerald Lehrieder, Uwe K Zettl, Carmen Pfiffner, Peter Flachenecker

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease where many of the patients suffer from spasticity impacting their quality-of-life. The purpose of this paper was to linguistically validate and psychometrically test the Multiple Sclerosis Spasticity Scale (MSSS-88) in German speaking MS patients.

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2014

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The terms "Spasticity" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic literature review of abobotulinumtoxinA in clinical trials for adult upper limb spasticity.
 

Author(s): Khashayar Dashtipour, Jack J Chen, Heather W Walker, Michael Y Lee

Journal: Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Mar;94(3):229-38.

 

The aim of this study was to elucidate clinical trial efficacy, safety, and dosing practices of abobotulinumtoxinA (ABO) treatment in adult patients with upper limb spasticity (ULS).

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2015

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Examining the effectiveness of intrathecal baclofen on spasticity in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Amanda McIntyre, Rachel Mays, Swati Mehta, Shannon Janzen, Andrea Townson, Jane Hsieh, Dalton Wolfe, Robert Teasell

Journal: J Spinal Cord Med. 2014 Jan;37(1):11-8.

 

To review the available evidence on the effectiveness of intrathecal baclofen in the treatment of spasticity in individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) at least 6 months post-injury or diagnosis.

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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[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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Energy Costs of Spasticity in Spinal Cord Injury: A Pilot Investigation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Basal Energy Expenditure; Spasticity

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2010

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Reliability of an Algorithm to Diagnose Spasticity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Spasticity

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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