Poststroke spasticity management.

@article{Francisco2012PoststrokeSM,
  title={Poststroke spasticity management.},
  author={Gerard E. Francisco and John R. McGuire},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={
          3132-6
        }
}
Poststroke spasticity (PSS) is a common complication associated with other signs and symptoms of the upper motor neuron syndrome, including agonist/antagonist co-contraction, weakness, and lack of coordination. Together, they result in impairments and functional problems that can predispose to costly complications. The goal of PSS management should take into consideration not only reduction of muscle hypertonia but also the impact of PSS on function and well-being. Therapeutic interventions… CONTINUE READING

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