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Surgical Management of Spastic Shoulder Deformities in Adult Patients.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Journal of hand surgery [J Hand Surg Am] 2022 Sep; Vol. 47 (9), pp. 906.e1-906.e9. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 03.

Abstract:Spastic shoulder deformity in patients with upper motor neuron syndrome results from an imbalance of muscle forces about the shoulder girdle. In typical spastic deformities, the shoulder assumes an adducted and internally rotated posture. The severity ...

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Prevalence of spasticity in humans with spinal cord injury with different injury severity.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of neurophysiology [J Neurophysiol] 2022 Sep 01; Vol. 128 (3), pp. 470-479. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 04.

Abstract:Spasticity is one of the most common symptoms manifested following spinal cord injury (SCI). The aim of this study was to assess spasticity in individuals with subacute and chronic SCI with different injury severity, standardizing the time and assessme...

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Non-invasive electrical stimulation in patients with neurodegenerative ataxia and spasticity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European journal of neurology [Eur J Neurol] 2022 Sep; Vol. 29 (9), pp. 2842-2850. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 27.

Abstract:Background and Purpose: There are limited treatment options for patients with neurodegenerative ataxia and spasticity. Non-invasive electrostimulation (NES) is receiving increasing interest because of its ease of implementation, cost-effectiveness and ...

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Natural history of spasticity in a case of a novel RAB3GAP2 mutation: Gait analysis with cortico-spinal tract imaging.

Publication Type:Report

Source(s):Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine [Ann Phys Rehabil Med] 2022 Sep; Vol. 65 (5), pp. 101597. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 19.

Abstract:Competing Interests: Declaration of Competing Interest None.

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Surgical interventions in adult upper limb spasticity management: a systematic review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Hand surgery & rehabilitation [Hand Surg Rehabil] 2022 Sep; Vol. 41 (4), pp. 426-434. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 28.

Abstract:Upper limb spasticity following upper motor neuron lesion is a key cause of long-term disability in adults, causing functional loss, pain, and reduced quality of life. Surgical management is an under-utilized intervention, and little work has been perf...

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Combined selective peripheral neurotomy in the treatment of spastic lower limbs of spinal cord injury patients.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Acta neurochirurgica [Acta Neurochir (Wien)] 2022 Aug; Vol. 164 (8), pp. 2263-2269. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 04.

Abstract:Objective: To explore the therapeutic effect of combined selective peripheral neurotomy (cSPN) on the spasm of the lower limbs after spinal cord injury.Methods: A prospective intervention (before-after trial) with an observational design was conducted ...

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Inertia Sensors for Measuring Spasticity of the Ankle Plantarflexors Using the Modified Tardieu Scale-A Proof of Concept Study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) [Sensors (Basel)] 2022 Jul 09; Vol. 22 (14). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 09.

Abstract:Ankle spasticity is clinically assessed using goniometry to measure the angle of muscle reaction during the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS). The precision of the goniometric method is questionable as the measured angle may not represent when the spastic m...

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[Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of spasticity: Consensus and algorithms].

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Rehabilitacion [Rehabilitacion (Madr)] 2022 Jul-Sep; Vol. 56 (3), pp. 204-214. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 12.

Abstract:Spasticity is a complex phenomenon of extremely variable clinical expression, a dynamic and evolutionary process that can condition the activity and treatment of the patient. The current recommendation for early treatment aims to avoid progression and ...

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Hardly traceable pitfalls in medical review articles.

Publication Type:Review

Source(s):Complementary therapies in medicine [Complement Ther Med] 2022 Sep; Vol. 68, pp. 102828. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 08.

Abstract:The main purpose of review articles is to increase insight into the best possible practice for increasing the health condition of future subjects. This requires the collection of as many relevant data as possible from earlier case studies, but such dat...

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Electrophysiological and kinesiological analysis of deep tendon reflex responses, importance of angular velocity.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medical & biological engineering & computing [Med Biol Eng Comput] 2022 Oct; Vol. 60 (10), pp. 2917-2929. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 12.

Abstract:Deep tendon reflexes are one of the main parameters of the neurological examination in many diseases. Reflex responses increase in upper motor neuron diseases due to a lack of suprasegmental control such as spasticity and rigidity. This information pro...

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