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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Spasticity: Usually this represents secondary spasticity and many meds can be chosen, such as baclofen, tizanidine, but also Botox. Physical therapy is very usef ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: There are medications and treatments available to help reduce spasticity that results from chronic neurologic diseases such as cerebral palsy, etc. A ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Many options: There are many options for your son and his muscle tone. A pediatric neurologist can help you with this.
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Quad- 4 plegia-weakness weakness or paralysis of all 4 limbs.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Quadriplegia which means weakness or paralysis in all 4 limbs is a descriptive term only. It does not explain what caused the quadriplegia. Conditions ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: It depends on the level of the spinal cord injury. If the injury occurs at or above the third cervical level, the person will not have any control ove ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Loss of control of 4: Quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury to a human that results in the partial or total loss of use of all their limbs and torso; parap ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Appropriate care: Most patients with quadriplegia were either born with brain injury or acquired it due to injury or infection. Once the injury occurs, there is little ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Jibberish: Patients who have spasticity can be described in many ways. Hemiplegia means that half of the body is involved. Diplegia means two limbs - usually t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Depending on the cause of the quadriplegia, the providers that might be involved could be a neurosurgeon, neurologist, physiatrist (rehab specialist), ... Read More
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