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Doctor insights on: Causes Spastic Movements

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What are the causes of spastic movements?

What are the causes of 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 more

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When does a babies movements become less spastic?

When does a babies movements become less spastic?

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

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What are the causes of spastic quadriplegia?

What are the causes of spastic quadriplegia?

Cerebral palsy: Quadreplegic cerebral palsy is the most common type, it is a static brain injury due to a sigifican injury to the brain like hypoxia and trauma, the most common cause in early life is hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy which occurred pernatally, around the time of delivery, exam showed increased muscle tone and brisk reflexes also with microcephaly and developmental delay. ...Read more

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What is the cause of spasticity in paralysis?

What is the cause of spasticity in paralysis?

Different theories: There are many different theories about what causes spasticity but the best explanation that i can give you is that under normal circumstances there is a balance between excitation and inhibition of muscle tone and movement. When there is injury or disease of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), there is excess excitation and not enough inhibition and the tone of certain muscles. ...Read more

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What's the cause of restriction in body movement?

What's the cause of  restriction in body movement?

Many possibilities: Muscle tears or injuries, arthritis, spinal injuries, surgical fusions, excess muscle tension, medication side effects, psychiatric disorders, neurological disorders, strokes, somatoform disorders and even personal injury attorneys and litigation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

Facial nerve injury: This can be anything from bell's palsy to a tumor to injury. Sylvester stallone has half of his face paralyzed from a birth injury. Your physician can figure out the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing lose vowel movement for 6days now, what could be the cause of lose vowel for 6days?

I have been experiencing lose vowel movement for 6days now, what could be the cause of lose vowel for 6days?

Multiple causes: There can be a long list of causes including: virus, bacterial infection; medications, parasites, food allergy etc. You need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more