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spastic

mod. overly responsive; out of control. She can get so spastic when I come in late.
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Some investigators consider that spastic muscle hypertonus exists primarily because of an increase in reflex excitability [11,14-15].
Major Finding: Patients referred for dysphagia related to long-term opioid therapy were significantly more likely to manifest spastic esophageal dysmotility disorders than were those not on opioids, as shown by high-resolution impedance manometry.
Since 2006, The Magnificent Mile races have raised more than $150,000 to fund research grants awarded by the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation to help find a cure to motor neuron disease.
She recovered, but 3 months after the onset became slow mentally and clumsy physically, with spastic gait and frequent falls.
Key words : Disabling spasticity, Peripheral Neurotomy, Spastic Equinus Foot, Gait Analysis, Spastic Hand, Spastic Hip, Prehension, Motor Block Test.
However, in his own less spastic way, he's an equally compelling, engaging, and humorous storyteller.
The spasticity was refractory to the standard regimens used for spastic hypertonia.
His head drops for a second, then jolts back through a natural reflex, then falls again, then jolts back, over and over again, his spastic in-between state extending benignly to the viewer, who is slowly lulled into a similarly sleepy condition.
Her legs were locked into a fetal position while her head and arms were in constant spastic motion.
Her left side is more affected by the head injury and Vanessa has a spastic, unco-ordinated hand.
The inmate's medical needs arose from spastic partial paralysis causing his foot to flex and curl his toes into a claw, and related chronic pain management issues.
You may learn, for instance, how to maneuver your spastic legs into a comfortable position during sex.
The fact sheet then offers incidence figures and explains characteristics of the three main types of cerebral palsy: spastic, athetoid, and mixed.
That's before one considers that they can be born spastic, epileptic, blind, or with some other disability.
In the former category, attempts have been made to use mechanical techniques to measure torque/angle relationships with spastic joints during passive flexion and extension [8-12].