Results for: Spasticity

In Conditions and Diseases

What is the spastic gait?

Answer - Handicapped Way of Walking . http://www.medfriendly.com/spasticgait.html. According to this website, this means that the muscles are tight and the knees & ankles (MORE)
In Health

What is spasticity?

Spasticity is when muscles are continuously tight or stiff.Spasticity occurs commonly in multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy,and brain injury.
In Back Neck and Spine

What is spastic quadriparesis?

Quadriparesis, also known as tetraparesis, is a weakness in all four limbs. It is related to quadriplegia or tetraplegia , in which all four limbs are paralyzed. There ar (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What is spastic hemiparesis?

Spastic hemiparesis means that all the muscles on one side of thebody are contracted constantly. It falls under symptoms of cerebralpalsy.
In Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

What does spastic mean?

The term spastic in its original sense refers to spasticity, acondition characterized by involuntary contraction, stiffness orspasming of muscles. In the medical field, it is (MORE)
In Alpacas

What is spastic dragon?

The Dragon is more than just a band. It is; an arguement, a decision, a dedication, a way of life, a philosophy, a religion, The Dragon is... Everything.
In Hurricanes Typhoons and Cyclones

How is tropical spastic paraparesis diagnosed?

Infectious disease specialists use blood tests and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spinal cord to diagnose this condition.
In Athena (Minerva)

How can spasticity be treated?

Treatments available include physical therapy, oral medications, chemical denervation, intrathecal baclofen, neurosurgery, and orthopedic surgery.
In Muscular System

What is a spastic muscle?

Spastic-- A condition in which the muscles are rigid, posture may be abnormal, and fine motor control is impaired.