Clinical management of spasticity and contractures In multiple sclerosis

Lorna Paul, Paul Mattison

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common neurological disorder causing disability in young people in the developed world, with approximately 2 million people affected by the condition worldwide and 100,000 people affected in the UK(McAlpine and Compston 2005). MS is a progressive illness with neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative components generally accepted to have an underlying auto-immune aetiology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research.
EditorsAnand Pandanyan, Hermie J. Hermens, Bernard A. Conway 
Place of PublicationFlorida, USA
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9781315374369
ISBN (Print)9781466565449
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

Publication series

NameRehabilitation Science in Practice Series
PublisherCRC Press


  • multiple sclerosis
  • spasticity
  • clinical management
  • contractures


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