Spasticity are muscles that are continually contracted. When someone experiences spasticity, it can be difficult to do every day things such as walking, movement, speech and overall quality of life. Covenant's spasticity management program works to help affected individuals and minimize the effects associated with spasticity. So you can improve your ability to complete daily tasks.
Symptoms of spasticity include:
- Clonus (a series of involuntary muscular contractions)
- Hyperactive reflexes
- Impaired voluntary control of skeletal muscles
- Muscle spasms
Spasticity can affect a number of patients, including those suffering from:
- Anoxic insults
- Cerebral palsy
- Multiple sclerosis
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic brain injury
- Various other neurological conditions
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 989-583-6386.