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What is “spasticity”?

What is “spasticity”?

T. George Hornby, PhD, PT

Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Spasticity are these involuntary movements of the legs that can sometimes be aggravating, sometimes painful. But they indicate that there's connection from your muscles to your spinal cord, back to your legs again. And that connection may actuall... Show More

Spasticity are these involuntary movements of the legs that can sometimes be aggravating, sometimes painful. But they indicate that there's connection from your muscles to your spinal cord, back to your legs again. And that connection may actually be good for walking recovery. It just sometimes, when you're not walking, presents itself in these involuntary movements that you sometimes can't control.

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What is “spasticity”?

T. George Hornby, PhD, PT

Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Spasticity are these involuntary movements of the legs that can sometimes be aggravating, sometimes painful. But they indicate that there's connection from your muscles to your spinal cord, back to your legs again. And that connection may actually be good for walking recovery. It just sometimes, when you're not walking, presents itself in these involuntary movements that you sometimes can't control.

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