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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.
Reversing low VEGF levels may potentially treat patients with SCA1

Reversing low VEGF levels may potentially treat patients with SCA1

Scuba diving linked to improved PTSD symptoms in veterans with spinal cord injuries

Scuba diving linked to improved PTSD symptoms in veterans with spinal cord injuries

Children and adults with social withdrawal due to Fragile X may benefit from STX209

Children and adults with social withdrawal due to Fragile X may benefit from STX209

Scientists probe 'atlastin,' a protein linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia

Scientists probe 'atlastin,' a protein linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia

Concert to advance CTP-499, C-21191 into Phase 2 trials for diabetic nephropathy and spasticity

Concert to advance CTP-499, C-21191 into Phase 2 trials for diabetic nephropathy and spasticity

XenoPort files SPA with FDA for arbaclofen placarbil Phase 3 trial in multiple sclerosis

XenoPort files SPA with FDA for arbaclofen placarbil Phase 3 trial in multiple sclerosis

Israeli scientists identify genetic cause of hereditary spastic paraparesis

Israeli scientists identify genetic cause of hereditary spastic paraparesis

Study: Marijuana use may affect cognitive skills in patients with MS

Study: Marijuana use may affect cognitive skills in patients with MS

New Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

New Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

XenoPort reports preliminary top-line results from arbaclofen placarbil Phase 2b clinical trial in GERD

XenoPort reports preliminary top-line results from arbaclofen placarbil Phase 2b clinical trial in GERD

Benefits and underutilization of ITB therapy for multiple sclerosis

Benefits and underutilization of ITB therapy for multiple sclerosis

Exciting progress made in MS research during 2010

Exciting progress made in MS research during 2010

Celebrity chef, registered dietitian team up to create nutrition program for people with MS

Celebrity chef, registered dietitian team up to create nutrition program for people with MS

Physiotherapy Associates announces new MS Specialty Program

Physiotherapy Associates announces new MS Specialty Program

Study raises questions about therapeutic use of botulinum toxin A

Study raises questions about therapeutic use of botulinum toxin A

FDA clears Multi-Lead Trialing Cable for SCS therapy

FDA clears Multi-Lead Trialing Cable for SCS therapy

GBS meningitis in infants still very serious

GBS meningitis in infants still very serious

XenoPort third quarter net loss decreases to $19.9 million

XenoPort third quarter net loss decreases to $19.9 million

Merz to present data on Xeomin clinical studies for cervical dystonia at AAPM&R

Merz to present data on Xeomin clinical studies for cervical dystonia at AAPM&R

UCSF scientists receive grants to refine embryonic stem cell-based strategies for neurological diseases

UCSF scientists receive grants to refine embryonic stem cell-based strategies for neurological diseases