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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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Structured skill practice during intensive bimanual training leads to better trunk and arm control than unstructured practice in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy.
Non-probability convenience sampling was utilised for raising the sample which comprised spastic and athetoid CP children.
Prominent cognitive decline that usually evolves into severe dementia, optic atrophy, nystagmus, spastic weakness and peripheral nervous system involvement are characteristic features of MLD.
The number of RR sessions in the bilateral spastic group was greater than in the mixed group (p=0.031) (Tables 2, 3).
Spastic bilateral (tetraplegic) CP was the most common type in both groups, and its presence increased the risk of epilepsy by about three times compared to other CP types (p=0.001).
Mum Michelle Price said: "Max's Quadripledgic Spastic Cerebral Palsy means that his muscles are all tight - everything in his body is tight which affects him being able to walk or even sit.
But the remaining 1 percent can quickly develop a high fever, headache, disorientation, neck stiffness, coma, seizures, spastic paralysis and death.
In addition to the Global Gastric Cancer Registry, Invitae will be partnering with four other advocacy groups: The Bow Foundation, a registry aimed at gathering data on the GM2 Gangliosidoses, the RASopathies Network, and the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation..
He suffers from spastic tetraplegia, a subset of spastic cerebral palsy that affects all four limbs and has been treated since the day he was born.
who presented five cases of early onset spastic paraplegia with sensory neuropathy [1].
[9] It is necessary to mention that spastic quadriplegics classified in this study as ambulatory included children walking with hand-held mobility devices and those who could propel a manual wheelchair (level III), and therefore should not be misconstrued only as those walking unaided.
The secondary aim was to assess the morphology of spastic muscle using ultrasonography.
Children with spastic diplegia and quadriplegia are less successful at tasks that require motor activity, compared to verbal tasks [13].