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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.
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

Campaign focuses on hereditary spastic paraplegia

Campaign focuses on hereditary spastic paraplegia

Toxic organophosphates appear to contribute to motor neuron disease

Toxic organophosphates appear to contribute to motor neuron disease

Botox under investigation

Botox under investigation

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Brain needs perfection in synapse number

Brain needs perfection in synapse number

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

Botox decreases pain and intensity of spasticity following a stroke

Botox decreases pain and intensity of spasticity following a stroke