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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.
Gene therapy tackles hereditary spastic paraplegia

Gene therapy tackles hereditary spastic paraplegia

Cannabis-based medicine given go-ahead to treat MS patients

Cannabis-based medicine given go-ahead to treat MS patients

Botox not just for glamour, great for stroke victims too

Botox not just for glamour, great for stroke victims too

First long-term study to evaluate repeated treatment with BoNTA for post-stroke spasticity

First long-term study to evaluate repeated treatment with BoNTA for post-stroke spasticity

Botox helps explain possible causes of nerve diseases

Botox helps explain possible causes of nerve diseases

Cannabis-based medicines given in a highly-controlled clinical environment unexpectedly lead to strong psychotic effects

Cannabis-based medicines given in a highly-controlled clinical environment unexpectedly lead to strong psychotic effects

Virtual pain relief for children

Virtual pain relief for children

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Botox injections to treat children with cerebral palsy

Botox injections to treat children with cerebral palsy

Stem cell research may one day help cerebral palsy

Stem cell research may one day help cerebral palsy

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Robot teaches 50-year-old man paralyzed to walk again

Robot teaches 50-year-old man paralyzed to walk again