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EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 50-60

Module 4: Optimizing outcomes in spasticity treatment


1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
2 Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Service of Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA
4 Rehdo Rehabilitation Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden
5 Alcoitão Medical Rehabiliation Centre, Rua Conde Barão, Alcabideche, Portugal
6 Medecine Physique and Readaptation, Université catholique de Louvain, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Namur, Site Godinne, Yvoir, Belgium
7 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UTHealth Houston McGovern Medical School and TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA

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DOI: 10.4103/2349-7904.347810

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With many recent advancements in spasticity treatment, more patients are surviving critical illness and injury but are left with ongoing disability that needs constant treatment. Such treatment will change as the patient's condition evolves. Constant appraisal of treatment efficacy and patient progress is therefore an important component of spasticity management, and physicians need to be familiar with how to troubleshoot treatment regimens when outcomes of that regimen become suboptimal. This module considers how to optimize the use and outcomes of major treatment modalities and provides drug and device maintenance algorithms to guide the treating team.


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