A 35-year-old member asked:
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is spasticity and how can you tell if you have it?
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Neurosurgery 40 years experience
Spasticity: Spasticity is basically "stiffness" in the arms and legs, a rigid posture with resistance to movement. When one moves an arm of a spastic patient is more rigid. When one tries to walk with spasticity the gait is very stiff and rigid, an almost robotic type movement
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Last updated Nov 6, 2014
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