Spasticity is the continual contraction of certain muscles that may significantly limit your ability to function independently.
Causes of Spasticity
Common causes of spasticity include:
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s three spasticity clinics, in Pittsburgh, Pa., offer several treatment options for spasticity, such as:
- Oral medications
- Botulinum toxin (BOTOX®) and phenol injections
- Patient-specific rehabilitation programs