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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.
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

Intrathecal Baclofen for spasticity-related pain in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Intrathecal Baclofen for spasticity-related pain in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Federal agencies sued over medical Marijuana statements

Federal agencies sued over medical Marijuana statements

Botox could fix your knees as well as your wrinkles

Botox could fix your knees as well as your wrinkles

Nicotinamide may help people with multiple sclerosis

Nicotinamide may help people with multiple sclerosis

Cell therapy slows progression of metachromatic leukodystrophy

Cell therapy slows progression of metachromatic leukodystrophy

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