A member asked:

Low dose gabapentin unlocks permanently contracted muscles/fascia(?) in back,hips. can stretch, squirm in exquisite novel ways. is this spasticity?

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Dr. Alexios Apazidis answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

It's possible : Gabapentin is a neuroleptic agent. If taking it unlocks your spastic joints then by definition you have some kind of neurogenic spasticity. There may be other treatment modalities such as intrathecal baclofen pump that provide controllable spasm prevention

Answered 12/11/2015



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