Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Spasticity

FDA Approves Expanded BOTOX® Label to Include Eight New Muscles to Treat Adults with...

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, an AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

5 Spasticity Triggers to Avoid

Learning what they are—and lowering your exposure to them—can make your life easier. If you or a loved one have suffered a stroke, a brain...

Baclofen Pumps Are Safe, Effective, and Highly Satisfactory to Patients, 19-year Study Reports

Implanting an infusion pump that continuously delivers the muscle relaxant baclofen to the spinal canal is a safe and effective treatment for muscle stiffness...

Urinary bacteria in spinal cord injury cases may tip balance toward UTIs

The fallout from spinal cord injury doesn’t end with loss of mobility: Patients can have a range of other issues resulting from this complex...

Patients with paralysis learn how to scuba dive at the Kennedy Krieger Institute

As her father guided her wheelchair down the ramp alongside the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s pool on Saturday, 12-year-old Tylena Fisher fiddled with the folds...

About Spinal Cord Injury

Anna Hopson's PowerPoint presentation and interactive online lesson about spinal cord injury. Anna covers everything related to spinal cord injuries in this 35 minute...

Spasticity and Spinal Cord Injury: 3 Common Triggers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6464XZNLgc Bladder, Bowel and Skin issues - If there is a sudden change in spasticity over a short period of time, it really makes you...

Spasticity : two potential therapeutic avenues

Following spinal cord injury, most patients experience an exaggeration of muscle tone called spasticity, which frequently leads to physical disability. A team at the Institut...

Serotonin Causes Spasms in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Uncontrolled serotonin contributes to spasms in spinal cord injury patients, according to a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers from the University of...

Secondary Conditions of Spinal Cord Injury

When living with a spinal cord injury (SCI), there are more challenges than just not being able to walk. There are other healthcare issues...