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Spasticity is a condition involving an involuntary increase in muscle tone that leads to resistance against normal movements of the body and may cause pain in some individuals.
Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program

Scientists create stem cell-based model of rare inherited neurological condition

Scientists create stem cell-based model of rare inherited neurological condition

Study finds that protocol of rTMS reduces spasticity in spinal cord injury patients

Study finds that protocol of rTMS reduces spasticity in spinal cord injury patients

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

UNIST introduces new robotic tool to improve mobility of stroke survivors

UNIST introduces new robotic tool to improve mobility of stroke survivors

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

Researchers develop sensor-equipped gloves to accurately measure muscle stiffness

Researchers develop sensor-equipped gloves to accurately measure muscle stiffness

Spine surgery helps 5-year-old with cerebral palsy to make strides

Spine surgery helps 5-year-old with cerebral palsy to make strides

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Horseback riding interventions can help improve outcomes for people with disabilities

Horseback riding interventions can help improve outcomes for people with disabilities

PathMaker Neurosystems receives 2016 Universal Biotech Innovation Prize

PathMaker Neurosystems receives 2016 Universal Biotech Innovation Prize

Hyaluronidase enzyme may be effective treatment option for spasticity caused by neurological injury

Hyaluronidase enzyme may be effective treatment option for spasticity caused by neurological injury

Special review highlights benefits of using botulinum neurotoxin for treating facial wrinkles

Special review highlights benefits of using botulinum neurotoxin for treating facial wrinkles

Tendon transfer for quadriplegics greatly underused, article reveals

Tendon transfer for quadriplegics greatly underused, article reveals

Medical marijuana reduces use of prescription drugs, research finds

Medical marijuana reduces use of prescription drugs, research finds

Innovative advances in medical paediatric orthotics shared at Primary Care and Public Health 2016

Innovative advances in medical paediatric orthotics shared at Primary Care and Public Health 2016

Alan R. Cohen named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins

Alan R. Cohen named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins

MNI scientists move a step forward in efforts to treat hereditary spastic paraplegia

MNI scientists move a step forward in efforts to treat hereditary spastic paraplegia