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Remedies For Muscle Spasticity
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
It doesn't.: It's just more noticeable since walking is a much more complex and dangerous activity. ...Read more
If spasticity is reduced by botox then what are the chances of improvement in muscle coordination?
My body tenses a lot. Muscles are spastic. I desire a natural birth. If so, and i tense, can I push baby back in? Will i be difficult? Don't want c/s
Not really: Tens is low intensity electrical stimulation so mainly helps for pain control but a different form of electrical stimulation can help to decrease spasticity which i personally loves to use since it has practically no side effects and pt can use it at home once trained appropriately and it cost about 500$ which is equal to 1.5 vials of botox. ...Read more
Is there one medicine for spasticity and muscle spasms? Associated with neuropathy. Which is recommended??
I've quickly developed permanent spasticity in lower left side of my body, bladder, leg. Muscle bloodwork has been ruled out. What else can this be?
I have locked up muscles (spasticity?) Gabapentin released them but stopped working quickly. Cannabis works too. Baclofen didn't help. What drug next?
Evaluation: how bout evaluation to see why you are doing that. ...Read more
From time to time I have short spastic muscles pain usually in the legs. Can it possibly be MS and/or Parkinson's Disease?
From time to time I have short spastic muscles pain usually in the legs. I'm afraid from MS and/or Parkinson's Disease. What can it be? What to test?
Check Mg++ / K+: If either is low you can get muscle cramps. Additional tests would include kidney function, thyroid function. assessment of circulation in the legs, EMG-NCS and possibly an MRI of the lumbar region. Rule out the obvious first ( on HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) ) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son having spastic cerebal palsy, in day his muscles relaxes with physio of back/kee and ankle but at the very next morning he gets again stiffness.?
Low dose Gabapentin unlocks permanently contracted muscles/fascia(?) in back,hips. Can stretch, squirm in exquisite novel ways. Is this spasticity?
Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?
Joints feel stiff and weak while walking also muscles hurt burn while walking, but i can fully stretch joints.Difficult painful to get up after sitting for short time, have brisk reflexes. Spasticity?
Go to the ER: Primary muscle problems like myopathy or myositis are associated with decreased reflexes. Spasticity and increased reflexes are suspicious for spinal cord disease. It may also be associated with a drug reaction referred to as serotonin syndrome. You need to see your doctor or go to the er as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need muscle relaxers for pain I have spastic cerebral palsy n I'm in pain daily can't afford doctor I need help?
Resources in your: area include: http://www.freemedicalsearch.org/cit/de-clayton. It would be unusual for you not to have been offered transition services through public school for employment through DE's ADA agency & for adult health care at 18 through your pediatric provider.Depending on your level of function & need for supports, you may qualify for SSI & Medicaid to manage your CP appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently painful bilateral calf spasticity that began yest. Muscles stiff,feel verge of "charlie horse". Pain to touch,walk. No workout,no DVT symptm?
Dehydration?: When there is a simultaneous bilateral problem, think what could be happening that would affect my whole system via my blood stream? Dehydration can cause bilateral calf spasticity, especially if you're low on electrolytes. Also, the onset of a virus is systemic and could cause this. If your pain is improving hour by hour just wait, if it's getting worse, seek medical help ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
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