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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… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
IMPORTANCE Cannabis and cannabinoid drugs are widely used to treat disease or alleviate symptoms, but their efficacy for specific… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background and Purpose— There is no consensus concerning the number of patients developing spasticity or the relationship between… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Recent studies have confirmed that regular treadmill training can improve walking capabilities in incomplete spinal cord-injured… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A potent, synthetic cannabinoid was radiolabeled and used to characterize and precisely localize cannabinoid receptors in slide… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
  • R. Katz, W. Rymer
  • Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 44447941
Spastic hypertonia has been defined as a motor disorder characterized by a velocity-dependent increase in tonic stretch reflexes… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We undertook this investigation to determine the interrater reliability of manual tests of elbow flexor muscle spasticity graded… Expand
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