A 33-year-old male asked:
What's the difference between spasticity and spasm?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Neuro vs muscular: To me spasm is a local muscle involuntary contraction and spasticty is a neurologic problem loss of cortical control of motor function causing inability to appropriately relax muscles sign of a upper motor neuron injury
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Neurosurgery 28 years experience
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Last updated Sep 7, 2018
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