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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.
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

GW Pharmaceuticals to expand marketing authorization for Sativex to France

GW Pharmaceuticals to expand marketing authorization for Sativex to France

Concert Pharmaceuticals announces initiation of CTP-354 Phase 1 trial in healthy volunteers

Concert Pharmaceuticals announces initiation of CTP-354 Phase 1 trial in healthy volunteers

Study sheds light on origin of wide range of brain disorders

Study sheds light on origin of wide range of brain disorders

Majority of children with spastic cerebral palsy experience long-term benefits of SDR

Majority of children with spastic cerebral palsy experience long-term benefits of SDR

Human foetal stem cell therapy improves structural integrity of the spine

Human foetal stem cell therapy improves structural integrity of the spine

Single injection of human neural stem cells improves acute spinal cord injuries in rats

Single injection of human neural stem cells improves acute spinal cord injuries in rats

Bochum's medics use autologous cord blood to treat infantile cerebral palsy

Bochum's medics use autologous cord blood to treat infantile cerebral palsy

XenoPort's Arbaclofen placarbil fails to meet co-primary endpoints in Phase 3 clinical trial

XenoPort's Arbaclofen placarbil fails to meet co-primary endpoints in Phase 3 clinical trial

Nearly 1/10 stroke patients suffer from chronic and debilitating pain

Nearly 1/10 stroke patients suffer from chronic and debilitating pain

Peripheral neuropathic pain patch treatments: an interview with Anne Hodgkins, Astellas Pharma

Peripheral neuropathic pain patch treatments: an interview with Anne Hodgkins, Astellas Pharma

Discovery may lead to new treatment for neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative disorders

Discovery may lead to new treatment for neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative disorders

FES cycling associated with improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury

FES cycling associated with improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury

Children's Oakland recruits patients for deferiprone clinical trial to treat PKAN

Children's Oakland recruits patients for deferiprone clinical trial to treat PKAN