Flashcards in 17 - Chronic Spasticity Deck (8):
-daily stretching and range of movement exercises
-braces to maintain a spastic limb in place
-surgery for the most refractory cases
Treatment is split up into two categories, what are they?
List some options for generalized spasticity
-BZD - more so for spasms at night
Cannabis is approved for spasticity in patients with ___
Cannabis is also approved for _____ _____
What advantage does tizanidine have over baclofen?
no decrease in muscle strength (major a/e of baclofen)
Can give these drugs _____ to reduce side effects from oral administration