Spasticity is a velocity-dependent increase in muscle tone, that’s the technical definition, but basically, it’s anytime there’s an injury to the brain or the spinal cord, we are vulnerable to developing spasticity which most people [More]
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Physiatrist Mustapha Kemal, MD, the medical director of the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital and a physiatrist with Newport Physiatry, discusses treatment options for improving spasticity following a stroke or injury.
Knee hyperextension can make walking extremely difficult. It might make you feel like you are falling backward or just unsteady. It sometimes can also cause pain behind the knee. All that being said, that is [More]
Tabitha was born in Haiti and adopted by and Idaho couple. The infant nearly died before ever arriving in the US. Spasticity left the child rigid and crippled. See how Saint Alphonsus medical team helped [More]
Although NMES is used for muscle re-education, it is also an effective way to reduce spasticity prior to therapy or fitting a hand splint. * Please do not replicate this approach unless you are a [More]
Many people who have suffered a stroke, brain injury or are living with other neurologic conditions such as multiple sclerosis have difficulty walking due to the toes cramping. In this video you will learn how [More]
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