What is the role of biofeedback in the treatment of spasticity?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Biofeedback is the use of an electrical monitor that creates a signal, usually a sound, as a spastic muscle relaxes. In this way, the person with spasticity may be able to train himself/herself to reduce muscle tone consciously, and this may play a modest role in reducing spasticity.


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