Physical therapy in spasticity.

@article{Richardson2002PhysicalTI,
  title={Physical therapy in spasticity.},
  author={Dianna Richardson},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={17-22; dicussion 53-61}
}
Physiotherapists are part of the rehabilitation team involved in the management of adult spasticity. Physical therapy is one part of the armoury in the fight against this disabling symptom of the upper motor neurone syndrome. Identifying the physiological changes brought about by physical therapy or physiotherapy, is difficult. As with many interventions in rehabilitation, this area is poorly studied and, until recently, there was little or no evidence for its effectiveness. The aim of this… CONTINUE READING