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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.
Dantrolene drug may be effective treatment for rare form of diabetes

Dantrolene drug may be effective treatment for rare form of diabetes

Pros and cons of medical marijuana to be discussed at Queensland Epilepsy Symposium

Pros and cons of medical marijuana to be discussed at Queensland Epilepsy Symposium

Stretch sensors respond weakly to muscle stretch caused by external forces

Stretch sensors respond weakly to muscle stretch caused by external forces

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

Researcher designs remote medical care system to support rehabilitation of people with spasticity

Researcher designs remote medical care system to support rehabilitation of people with spasticity

Researchers investigate functional performance in children with spina bifida

Researchers investigate functional performance in children with spina bifida

Massage therapy can alleviate symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Massage therapy can alleviate symptoms of multiple sclerosis

FDA approves marketing of first motorized device for patients with spinal cord injuries

FDA approves marketing of first motorized device for patients with spinal cord injuries

Vibration exercise may reduce pain in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia

Vibration exercise may reduce pain in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia

Form of baclofen works better at treating narcolepsy

Form of baclofen works better at treating narcolepsy

AAN review finds certain forms of medical marijuana can help treat some symptoms of MS

AAN review finds certain forms of medical marijuana can help treat some symptoms of MS

Concert Pharmaceuticals announces 2013 year-end results; posts record revenue of $25.4M

Concert Pharmaceuticals announces 2013 year-end results; posts record revenue of $25.4M

Core stabilization exercise in stroke patients could be enhanced by real-time video feedback

Core stabilization exercise in stroke patients could be enhanced by real-time video feedback

GLNT study to evaluate abnormal muscle tone caused by neurological disorders

GLNT study to evaluate abnormal muscle tone caused by neurological disorders

Ipsen reports positive initial results from Dysport phase III study in Adult Upper Limb spasticity

Ipsen reports positive initial results from Dysport phase III study in Adult Upper Limb spasticity

Brain damage treatment could be as close as the wardrobe

Brain damage treatment could be as close as the wardrobe

Free reference and lifestyle tool now available for people affected by paralysis

Free reference and lifestyle tool now available for people affected by paralysis

UCLA researchers receives $13M Early Translational grants to advance innovative discoveries using stem cells

UCLA researchers receives $13M Early Translational grants to advance innovative discoveries using stem cells

Stem cell researchers receive Early Translational research awards from CIRM

Stem cell researchers receive Early Translational research awards from CIRM