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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.
Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Kessler researchers awarded grant to study effects of exercise in patients with MS

Kessler researchers awarded grant to study effects of exercise in patients with MS

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Novel clinical trial to examine cannabis as potential treatment for essential tremor

Novel clinical trial to examine cannabis as potential treatment for essential tremor

Medical cannabis provides relief across dozens of health symptoms, study shows

Medical cannabis provides relief across dozens of health symptoms, study shows

Advanced MRI technique predicts risk of disease progression in MS

Advanced MRI technique predicts risk of disease progression in MS

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicine

Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicine

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

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