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Spastic Legs symptoms

Han Tacoma " jazcorp" at ican.net
Sun May 18 13:13:31 EST 1997

Your family doctor should be aware of the following and you should check
with him.

Most patients with spasticity can be managed with oral medications such
as baclofen, dantrolene sodium, clonazepam,and other benzodiazepines; or
rehabilitative physical therapy. However, some patients experience
intolerable side effects or they do not respond adequately.

rparsons at palouse.com wrote:
> my mom is 66 years old, she has had these symtoms for 5-6 years
> and has no hope for a good outcome.  she has a spastic leg,
> her toes are spread apart and she has no support for this leg, she
> has used a walker for 3 years and is now confined to a wheelchair.
> she does not have m.s., parkinsons, or a brain tumor.  please help if
> you have heard of these symtoms.  her diagnosis was spasticity.
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Han Tacoma                      jazcorp at ican.net
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