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  • Phenol Nerve Block for Management of Lower Limb Spasticity
  • Posted in Rehabilitation Articles

  • 11th Dec 2012

  • Spasticity is defined as a motor disorder with failure to inhibit velocity sensitive stretch reflexes leading to exaggerated muscle resistance. It is a cardinal feature of upper motor neuron lesions and can affect patients with congenital and acquired brain and spinal cord injuries of variable aetiologies (traumatic, vascular, neoplastic and demyelination).