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1,616 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasticity

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    The drugs L- dopa and baclofen may relieve muscle rigidity and spasticity.[] muscle movements.[] They may include severe weakness in the arms and legs (dystonia), spasticity or muscle rigidity, (hypertonia), awkward body movements (ataxia) often involving a slow, staggering[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    The foot and ankle muscles were injected with onabotulinum toxin (Botox) to determine the effects on foot dystonia, pain and lower limb functional outcomes.[] Functional outlet obstruction: anismus, spastic pelvic floor syndrome, and dyscoordination of the voluntary sphincter muscles.[] BACKGROUND: Six patients with Parkinson's disease with deep brain stimulation who were experiencing disabling foot dystonia were referred to the spasticity clinic for a trial[]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    The main clinical features are localized wasting and weakness of the extrinsic and intrinsic hand muscles, but not accompanied by either sensory loss or spastic quadriparesis[] […] dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy[] While the authors have often observed the hand presenting spastic dysfunction and deficient pain sensation in patients with cervical compression myelopathy, which has been[]

  • Hydrocephalus

    spasticity (spasm) Slow growth (child 0 to 5 years) Slow or restricted movement Vomiting The health care provider will examine the baby.[] spasticity (spasm) Slow growth (child 0-5 years) Slow or restricted movement Vomiting When a health care provider taps fingertips on the skull, there may be abnormal sounds[] Difficulty feeding Excessive sleepiness Headache Irritability, poor temper control Loss of bladder control (urinary incontinence) Loss of coordination and trouble walking Muscle[]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    , in particular the limbs, where movement becomes more and more difficult The limb muscles begin to shrink and some develop spasticity, where they become stiff Pain in the[] Spasticity Increased muscle tone- spasticity, is also a common sign of the upper motor neuron syndrome.[] Involvement of UMN results in stiffness of muscles (spasticity) and slowed movements.[]

  • Hemiplegia

    As children grow and experience growth spurts they may have more problems with muscle spasticity.[] Carefully designed therapy techniques prevent muscle atrophy and spasticity.[] It’s often accompanied by these side effects: Muscle spasticity (weakness in the muscles) Muscle atrophy (loss of muscle strength) Seizures Pain Hemiparesis occurs when one[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    RESULTS: Significant changes were observed in the children's gross motor function and muscle spasticity, as evidenced by the GMFM-88 total score, scores for each of its domains[] Spastic cerebral palsy This is by far the most common type of cerebral palsy accounting for around 70% of cases. It presents with stiff or spastic muscles.[] , the GMFM-66 percentile and the muscle tone (P CONCLUSION: The QOL of the children with CP was noticeably improved 6 months after BM MNC transplantation and was accompanied[]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    If a herniated disc has been present for a long time, muscle weakness can eventually lead to atrophy of the involved muscles and/or complete numbness of the area of skin supplied[] On the other hand, C7 nerve root involvement manifests as reduced strength of triceps muscle, as well as reduced triceps reflex, together with pain in the axilla that can[] When this happens, symptoms may include: Bulging disc in your thoracic spine: Muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling in one or both legs Increased reflexes in one or both[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    This is a progressive and fatal disease, with initial complaints about muscle spasticity followed by progressively worsening muscle weakness.[] The small muscles of the hands and feet are usually first affected, but muscle spasticity is absent. Primary lateral sclerosis - this is another rare type of MND.[] January 2019 Background Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which is sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, involves the death of the nerve cells that control respiratory muscles[]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    It is accompanied by irritability and spastic contractions of the leg muscles. spastic paraplegia Paralysis of both lower limbs with muscle spasm.[] Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of the leg and hip muscles.[] […] spas·tic par·a·ple·gi·a paresis of the lower extremities with increased muscle tone and spasmodic contraction of the muscles. spastic paraplegia Etymology: Gk, spasmos, spasm[]

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