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Synonyms for spastic

a person suffering from spastic paralysis

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suffering from spastic paralysis

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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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Possible neural mechanisms for spastic hypertonia in stroke included increased excitatory synaptic input and increased spindle afferent discharge rates so that motoneuronal excitability increased and excitatory postsynaptic potential from group [I.
On examination, she had severe dysarthria, moderate muscle weakness in the lower limbs, brisk tendon reflexes, flexor pathologic signs, spastic gait, and bilateral mild muscle atrophy of the hand and forearm muscles.
Side lying, sitting and standing can all be helpful in different circumstances, with the primary aims of reducing spasticity and producing stretch (m the spastic muscles, as well as facilitating the use of antagonistic muscle groups [17].
Pyrethrums cause fleas to have spastic attacks, making them fall to the floor, where they are easier to retrieve with the vacuum.
The first facility for persons with cerebral palsy was founded in Bombay in 1973, and is called the Spastic Society of Bombay (Spastics Society of Eastern India, 1992).
If you have somebody up there who's spastic, is that becoming?
Through the years, IBS has been called by many names-mucous colitis, spastic colon, colitis, spastic bowel, and functional bowel disease.
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1967) confronts on the stage the hitherto - taboo subject of what raising a severely spastic child can do to a marriage.
Out of 20 cases, 15 (75%) had spastic type of cerebral palsy, which was further classified as diplegia 7 (35%), quadriplegia 6 (30%) and hemiplegia 2 (10%).
Tropical spastic paraparesis reflecting atrophy of the spinal cord following infection with the human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) virus is reported by Schutte et al.
The night at East Z East in the Kings Dock will benefit Susanna Petersburska who is unable to walk independently due to spastic diplegia cerebral palsy.