Which muscles contribute to flexor patterns of spasticity in the lower extremities?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Answer

The following muscles typically are involved in the flexor patterns and are targeted for treatment:

  • Adductor magnus

  • Iliopsoas

  • Hamstrings (medial more often than lateral)

  • Tibialis posterior

  • Soleus

  • Gastrocnemius


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