Which factors have an effect on spasticity treatment selection?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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These include the following:

  • Duration of spasticity and likely duration of therapy

  • Severity of spasticity

  • Location of spasticity

  • Success of prior interventions

  • Current functional status and future goals

  • Underlying diagnosis and comorbidities

  • Ability to comply with treatment and therapy

  • Availability of support/caregivers and follow-up therapy


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