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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Rigidity
Rigidity is an abnormality of muscle tone that can occur in certain neurological conditions.
It is a resistance to movement. An example of this is parkinson's disease which can cause rigidity. That is not the only condition that can cause rigidity though.

In brief: Rigidity
Rigidity is an abnormality of muscle tone that can occur in certain neurological conditions.
It is a resistance to movement. An example of this is parkinson's disease which can cause rigidity. That is not the only condition that can cause rigidity though.
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