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PURPOSE To compare the strength and endurance of knee extensors in subjects after paralytic poliomyelitis as well as to extend the comparison to healthy subjects. METHOD Twenty subjects after poliomyelitis with new symptoms (SYM group), 10 without new symptoms (ASYM group) and 15 healthy controls were included. To determine strength, isometric maximal(More)
In some patients severe spasticity of cerebral or spinal origin cannot be treated successfully with conventional oral medication or physical modalities. Intrathecal baclofen therapy with implanted pump has represented effective treatment from mid-80's. Baclofen (Lioresal) is a muscle relaxant and a potent GABA agonist that acts via GABAb receptors at the(More)
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