Evaluation of treatment protocols on minimal to moderate spasticity in multiple sclerosis.

@article{Brar1991EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of treatment protocols on minimal to moderate spasticity in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Shabneet Brar and Michael B. Smith and Lorene M. Nelson and Gary M. Franklin and N D Cobble},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1991},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={186-9}
}
Thirty men and women diagnosed with definite multiple sclerosis (MS) were treated for ten weeks in a blinded, cross-over study. Patients with minimal to moderate spasticity were randomized to one of three sequences to evaluate the effects on MS-related spasticity of baclofen alone, stretching regimen with placebo, placebo alone, and stretching regimen with baclofen. The Cybex II isokinetic unit, timed gait, Ashworth scale, and subject's assessment of function were objective and subjective… CONTINUE READING