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what is spastic paralysis

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Tone of the muscle: When paralyzed muscle shows increased one type of tone then it is callers spastic paralysis.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
CEREBRAL PALSY: Spastic paralysis is due to a group of conditions that involves nervous sustem and hypertonicity in the muscles of extremities also called cerebral pa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Spastic paralysis is a general term for many condition in the brain or spinal cord that cause weakness or paralysis of the limbs as well as spasticity ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Bina
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spasticity: Spasticity is a velocity dependent increase in muscle tone. It is the result of an upper motor neuron injury such as stroke, spinal cord injury, or b ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Anatomy: Causes include focal lesions of brain and spinal cord, and some underlying problems could include trauma, stroke, multiple sclerosis, infections, even ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Central lesion: Brain injury from trauma, bleed, tumor, aneurism, ischemia, infection, or spinal cord injury from similar mechanisms all can cause an upper motor lesi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: It is possible to reduce the spasticity to a degree with medications, phyiscal therapy, different treatments like Botox injections, and some fancier ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Tone: The difference is in the tone of the muscles. In people with spastic paralysis, they will often have involuntary movements of their legs or arms and i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Spasticity: Both types of paralysis involve loss of voluntary motor function. However, in the spastic type, involuntary movements persist, such as with cerebral p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Cord vs root: In general spastic paralysis results from an injury to the spinal cord and flaccid paralysis after an injury downstream from the spinal cord, such as ... Read More

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