Volume 9, Number 2 (October 2011)                   IRJ 2011, 9(2): 60-64 | Back to browse issues page

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Amouzadeh Khalili M, Rasulzadeh M. Spasticity: A review of Methods for Assessment and Treatment. IRJ. 2011; 9 (2) :60-64
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-262-en.html

1- Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.
Abstract:   (2937 Views)

Spasticity is the condition resulting of corticispinal damage as occurs in some neurological diseases. The aim of the article is to review the literature on assessment and treatment of spasticity and spastic limbs. The assessment and treatment methods are studied the study involves different method of mangement of spastic limbs in depth. Different method of evaluation of spasticity, including biomechanical and clinical assessment are reviewed and also some of the most common treatment methods of spasticity are studied. A number of methods for assessment and treatment of spasticity are reviewed, some of methods commonly used for assessment or management of spasticity, depend on the condition of the patient and the aim of the therapist a method may empoyed.

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Type of Study: Reviews |
Received: 2011/07/2 | Accepted: 2011/08/12 | Published: 2011/10/1

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