Common "Spasticity" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


A condition where the normal fluid movement is prevented due to muscle stiffness or tightening is called spasticity. Here, the muscles stay contracted and cannot be stretched, resulting in movement, gait, and speech problems. The symptoms include increased muscle tone, muscular pain, abnormal posture, and bone deformities.

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My 3-year-old daughter has a problem in walking. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is three years old, and she has a problem with walking. These are the abnormal findings in her MRI report: Bilateral high parietal and external capsule foci of high FLAIR signal are indistinct in T1, with no mass effect or perifocal edema. Bilateral posterior parietal periven...  Read Full »

Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report's findings suggest brain damage due to a lack of oxygen supply. This would have happened around the birth time. The exact mechanism and the cause of it need to be better-defined in...  Read Full »

What are the signs and symptoms of ALS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male, and I am having a bunch of unexplained neurological symptoms lately. I have constant urine leakage when walking around and brain fog and confusion, but the most recent symptoms are the ones that make me the most worried. I have had stiffness or weakness in my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Upendra Kumar Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, do not worry. ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) neither causes urinary incontinence nor causes confusion, and your age is not compatible with ALS. I want to answer your questions: EMG (electromyography) could be wrong, but EMG should never be analyzed...  Read Full »

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