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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.
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

Optogenetics helps to restore optimal movement in people with physical disabilities

Optogenetics helps to restore optimal movement in people with physical disabilities

XenoPort intends to initiate Phase 3 XP19986 trial for multiple sclerosis

XenoPort intends to initiate Phase 3 XP19986 trial for multiple sclerosis

Botox maker agrees to pay $600 million for misbranding

Botox maker agrees to pay $600 million for misbranding

Cerebral palsy risk rises in post term babies: Study

Cerebral palsy risk rises in post term babies: Study

Cannabis Science seeks entry into European medical cannabis market

Cannabis Science seeks entry into European medical cannabis market

Researchers recommend traumatic brain injury reclassification for additional funding

Researchers recommend traumatic brain injury reclassification for additional funding

Abilities Expo to be held August 27-29, 2010 in Houston, Texas

Abilities Expo to be held August 27-29, 2010 in Houston, Texas

Medtronic launches educational campaign to promote awareness on spasticity

Medtronic launches educational campaign to promote awareness on spasticity

2010 Independence Expo to promote active living and independence for aged and disabled Americans

2010 Independence Expo to promote active living and independence for aged and disabled Americans

XenoPort to present arbaclofen placarbil, XP13512 trial data at 62nd American Academy of Neurology meeting

XenoPort to present arbaclofen placarbil, XP13512 trial data at 62nd American Academy of Neurology meeting

Medtronic announces enrollment of first European patients in randomized controlled trial of ITB Therapy

Medtronic announces enrollment of first European patients in randomized controlled trial of ITB Therapy

Spasticity in flexor muscles of elbow, wrist, and fingers: Botox approved for treatment

Spasticity in flexor muscles of elbow, wrist, and fingers: Botox approved for treatment