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Causes Spastic Movements
HYPERTONICITY: Hyper tonic movements may be considered as extrpyramidal signs which means a disorder of the basal ganglia which are a structure in the brain controlling the muscle functions, usually Dopamine is the main neurotransmitter responsible for that. Parkinson disease is one of that disorder which caused by depletion of Dopamine in the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have excruciating pain at the back of my neck. It's an 8/10 for pain. It's been off and on for a few days. It's a constant, pulsing pain that feels sore. And today my hand/arm is starting to become numb and my arm has spastic movements. Advice?
See a Neurologist: You may need Further tests like MRI scan for the cervical region. Also may need electro-neuro - diagnostic tests to see the status of cervical roots and spinal cord and cervical discs. Once exact reason is found, treatment can be planned. You should get these rather urgently. ...Read more
Individualized plan: There is no one answer to this question. There are many good treatments for spasticity, but which one is best for any patient depends on that individual patients needs and how their spasticity affects them. The best plan is to meet with someone who specializes in spasticity treatment (physiatry or neurology) and discuss your specific concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poor description: Babies have a lot of random movements that are designed to preserve muscle mass & function until the nervous system matures enough to use them in more refined ways.Maturity progresses top down &from the middle outward.Stiff reflex movement in the legs lessens to allow getting to standing by 9-10mo.`the refined movements needed to cut with scissors doesn't come in until age 6-8. ...Read more
I have spastic displegia CP and feel as though my movements are more delayed and find its harder to move and im stiffer. Does cp symp worsen with age?
PT place is treating Scatia. Any other remedies? Already on Baclofen for spasticity. Want to rid pain, but want to know if another med can help?
Possibly: You are already doing two important treatment modalities for sciatica. Other options include Anti- inflammatories such as Advil or Aleve or prescription medications. Acetaminophen like Tylenol and in some rarer cases short courses of steroids like prednisone. However you would need to talk with your physician and make sure these are safe options for you based on your medical history. Good luck ...Read more
Yes: Clozapine is an antipsychotic medication that can cause movement problems to include extrapyramidal side effects. That said, it is typically less a problem in this medication compared with some older antipsychotic medications. But muscle stiffness, tremor, dyskinesia, and others are certainly possible. ...Read more
Yes, effects bel: Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness/sedation (39%), dizziness/vertigo (19%), headache (7%), tremor (6%), syncope (6%), disturbed sleep/nightmares (4%), restlessness (4%), seizures 3% /myoclonic movements, agitation (4%), rigidity (3%), akathisia (3%), confusion (3%), fatigue (2%), insomnia (2%), hyperkinesia (1%), weakness (1%), lethargy (1%), ataxia (1%), slurred speech. ervo ...Read more
Rotation: Meniscus tears occur either a medial or a lateral force directed to a flexed knee. When the foot is planted and the knee is flexed and either internally or externally rotated, the meniscus becomes vulnerable to injury. At this point, the addition of a force applied to the lateral (or medial) aspect of the flexed knee may tear the medial (or lateral) meniscus. Medial tears are more common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots. see md: May simply be inadequate fiber in diet, lack of fluid intake, physical inactivity, meds, depression, gut motility issues. Could also be more significant problems, e.G diverticulosis, diverticulitis, polyps, tumors, cancet, other. Had a colonoscopy? When? May need to repeat. See md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many weeks?: A pregnant woman starts to feel fetal movements early in the second trimester. They should continue till delivery. Fetuses move often, as we see on ultrasound, and those movements can occur throughout the day and night. So if there are movements, the expectant mom can report them at the next OB visit. If there is a noticeable decline in fetal movement, she should report that to an OB immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If >15 weeks, a baby: A pregnant woman starts to feel fetal movements early in the second trimester. They should continue till delivery. Fetuses move often, as we see on ultrasound, and those movements can occur throughout the day and night. So if there are movements, the expectant mom can report them at the next OB visit. If there is a noticeable decline in fetal movement, she should report that to an OB immediately. ...Read more
Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.
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