Spasticity; its nature and treatment.

  title={Spasticity; its nature and treatment.},
  author={M. G. Levine and Herman Kabat},
  journal={California medicine},
  volume={80 4},
There are a number of physiological means of relaxing spasticity, including active resistive exercise, cold hydrotherapy, heat, electrical stimulation of antagonistic muscles, passive stretch in diagonal movement patterns, and the Von Bechterew reflex. Although none of them will cure spasticity, temporary relaxation may permit a patient to achieve better… CONTINUE READING