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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.
3D-printed bracelet may allow people with hand-impairment to use computers, play video games

3D-printed bracelet may allow people with hand-impairment to use computers, play video games

Domestic violence survivor, UK patient stands and walks for the first time in more than eight years

Domestic violence survivor, UK patient stands and walks for the first time in more than eight years

Genetic diagnosis in cerebral palsy patients could change the approach to care

Genetic diagnosis in cerebral palsy patients could change the approach to care

Engineer receives $2.1 million grant to test a treatment strategy for children with cerebral palsy

Engineer receives $2.1 million grant to test a treatment strategy for children with cerebral palsy

Botox-treated patients report lesser anxiety

Botox-treated patients report lesser anxiety

Researchers discover a new and unique form of ALS

Researchers discover a new and unique form of ALS

FDA authorizes marketing of a new device for use in patients undergoing stroke rehabilitation

FDA authorizes marketing of a new device for use in patients undergoing stroke rehabilitation

Specific preparatory neural mechanism can lead to improved motor performance

Specific preparatory neural mechanism can lead to improved motor performance

Experts assess the impact of COVID-19 on pediatric patients with special needs

Experts assess the impact of COVID-19 on pediatric patients with special needs

FEFU scientists suggest reconsidering existing treatment protocol for severe spinal cord trauma

FEFU scientists suggest reconsidering existing treatment protocol for severe spinal cord trauma

Aarhus University to open new engineering and neuroscience research center

Aarhus University to open new engineering and neuroscience research center

Antispastic drug candidate could offer new hope for millions of patients suffering from spasticity

Antispastic drug candidate could offer new hope for millions of patients suffering from spasticity

Brain wiring genes may be linked to a significant portion of cerebral palsy cases

Brain wiring genes may be linked to a significant portion of cerebral palsy cases

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers to develop new imaging device for infants with brain disorders

Researchers to develop new imaging device for infants with brain disorders

Researchers find way to prevent spasticity after spinal cord injury in mice

Researchers find way to prevent spasticity after spinal cord injury in mice

Mapping the cannabis genome to improve agriculture and human health

Mapping the cannabis genome to improve agriculture and human health

New standards needed for improving the design of clinical trials for MS patients

New standards needed for improving the design of clinical trials for MS patients

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