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

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • 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 extensor patterns and are targeted for treatment:

  • Quadriceps femoris

  • Medial hamstrings

  • Gastrocnemius

  • Tibialis posterior

  • Extensor hallucis longus

  • Toe flexors

  • Peroneus longus


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