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SPASTICITY-MANAGEMENT GOALS

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SPASTICITY-MANAGEMENT GOALS

1. Pain reduction.
2. Reduce carer burden (dressing and hygiene).
3. Improve passive function.
4. Prevent contractures.
5. Assist with use of orthosis.
6. Possible improvement of active function.
7. Improve transfers.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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