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Medications, PT: Clonus is over-active reflexes. This can occur after strokes as well as in some other neurological conditions. Occasionally a person will have clonus without any neurological condition. Options include avoiding positions that trigger the clonus; persistent physical therapy after a stroke to help muscle retraining; muscle relaxant medications such as baclofen; and possibly Botox injections. ...Read more
Treppa: treppe is a staircase effect by stimulating the muscle at a variable frequency like in a twitch but in treppe it is increasing in a step wise fashion so each time more muscles are recruited in treppe.not seen in clonus and in tetanus treppe generally caused by serotonin toxicity clonus contraction and relaxation of muscle tetanus is a chronic spasm of a muscle due to bacilus tetanus ...Read more
Maybe,maybe not: If i find this in any patient over 2 years of age I am concerned. A more thorough evaluation would be needed for such a patient to rule out other issues. ...Read more
Every once in a: while this is seen and nothing overly concerning so long as there are no other symptoms. ...Read more
Unilateral hoffman's sign and on the same side have non sustained ankle clonus. What's the cause of this?
Poss c-spine prob: Hoffman's sign is used by clinicians when there is a suspicion of cervical spine pathology possibly pressing on the spinal cord. The sign is more accurate when present bilaterally but can be seen when unilateral. It has also been reported in hyperthyroidism and anxiety states. I hope this helps. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer