Muscle Spasticity

Known as: Muscle Spasticity [Disease/Finding], Muscular spasticity, muscles spasticity 
A form of muscle hypertonia associated with upper MOTOR NEURON DISEASE. Resistance to passive stretch of a spastic muscle results in minimal initial… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
In clinical practice, signs of exaggerated tendon tap reflexes associated with muscle hypertonia are generally thought to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis is associated with muscle stiffness, spasms, pain, and tremor. Much anecdotal evidence suggests… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is no consensus concerning the number of patients developing spasticity or the relationship between… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The mechanical properties of isolated single muscle fiber segments were measured in muscle cells obtained from patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES To establish the prevalence of spasticity 12 months after stroke and examine its relationship with functional ability… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Spasticity is only one of several components of the upper motor neurone (UMN) syndrome, known collectively as the 'positive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is characterized by progressive weakness and spasticity of the lower limbs due to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
It has become increasingly recognized that the major functional deficits following brain damage are largely due to "negative… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Spastic hypertonia has been defined as a motor disorder characterized by a velocity-dependent increase in tonic stretch reflexes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We undertook this investigation to determine the interrater reliability of manual tests of elbow flexor muscle spasticity graded… (More)
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