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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.
FDA approves BOTOX for treatment of increased muscle stiffness in adults with upper limb spasticity

FDA approves BOTOX for treatment of increased muscle stiffness in adults with upper limb spasticity

NAF to hold third annual Ataxia Investigators Meeting in Rosemont

NAF to hold third annual Ataxia Investigators Meeting in Rosemont

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Ipsen’s 2009 performance: Azzalure, Dysport and Decapeptyl approval, Adenuric partnership, drug sales up 7.6%

Ipsen’s 2009 performance: Azzalure, Dysport and Decapeptyl approval, Adenuric partnership, drug sales up 7.6%

Large research gap exists in effectiveness, mechanism and safety of drugs in children

Large research gap exists in effectiveness, mechanism and safety of drugs in children

AAN guideline finds diazepam drug is effective for treating children with cerebral palsy

AAN guideline finds diazepam drug is effective for treating children with cerebral palsy

Cannabis can reduce spasticity in MS patients

Cannabis can reduce spasticity in MS patients

New approach to identify molecules that prevent immune cells from attacking body

New approach to identify molecules that prevent immune cells from attacking body

Multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program launched

Multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program launched

Xeomin receives approval for post-stroke spasticity of upper limb in European countries

Xeomin receives approval for post-stroke spasticity of upper limb in European countries

Allergan reports operating results for the third quarter of 2009

Allergan reports operating results for the third quarter of 2009

Merz publishes Phase III study results assessing the impact of NT 201 on muscle tone

Merz publishes Phase III study results assessing the impact of NT 201 on muscle tone

Allergan files declaratory relief action to allow it to share relavant information on BOTOX

Allergan files declaratory relief action to allow it to share relavant information on BOTOX

Stem cells from adipose tissue offer hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

Stem cells from adipose tissue offer hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

CeNeRx BioPharma awarded patent for novel compounds that selectively target peripheral cannabinoid receptors

CeNeRx BioPharma awarded patent for novel compounds that selectively target peripheral cannabinoid receptors

FDA issues complete response letter to Ipsen for Dysport BLA

FDA issues complete response letter to Ipsen for Dysport BLA

Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve

Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve

MRI scans can predict effects of multiple sclerosis 'flare-ups' on optic nerve

MRI scans can predict effects of multiple sclerosis 'flare-ups' on optic nerve

New guidelines say botulinum toxin effective for many neurological disorders, but not headache

New guidelines say botulinum toxin effective for many neurological disorders, but not headache

Botulinum toxin is safe and effective for treating cervical dystonia

Botulinum toxin is safe and effective for treating cervical dystonia