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Example of Spasticity

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This is an example of hand spasticity. Both hands are affected equally though I notice more on my right side since I am right handed.
For me, sometimes it’s worse than other times, but it is always prevalent. I suffer from hand tremors as well and will try to get an example of that as well. The tremor/spasticity combo make writing and drawing pretty frustraiting, but I’

I’m putting this up for people like me who are curious about their diagnosis or are finding it hard finding a diagnosis. It doesn’t seem like there’s a lot of good info out there and hopefully, this will help someone.

“Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes stiffness or tightness of the muscles and can interfere with normal movement, speech and gait. Spasticity is usually caused by damage to the portion of the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement.” From the AANS

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Dottie O says:

Jenn,
Thanks for this info. I have noticed more recently that my fingers and toes get these cramps. Not really painful, more irritating honestly, but I have noticed that my hands tremble more. Never really thought about bringing it up with my spine doctor, but think it might be a good idea.
Husband always says I'm not drinking enough water, but pretty sure I do on most days.
Thanks again for sharing 🤗😘😁💙

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