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spastic

1. adjective, slang Clumsy or incompetent, especially due to being careless, foolish, or out of control. Potentially offensive due to originally having been a derogatory term for someone with spastic paralysis or cerebral palsy. My parents are making me take my spastic little sister with me to the mall. He gets so spastic when he's around that girl he likes.
2. noun, slang A person who is clumsy or incompetent in such a way. Potentially offensive. I can't believe I sent that embarrassing email to the entire office. God, I'm such a spastic! You're always messing up our games with your stupid antics, Tommy! Why do you have to be such a spastic all the time?

spastic

mod. overly responsive; out of control. She can get so spastic when I come in late.
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The impact of strength training on skeletal muscle morphology and architecture in children and adolescents with spastic cerebral palsy: A systematic review.
In a study it was evaluated that to inhibit the spastic posture of CP child, there is an intense need to find out the appropriate angles of hip joint and knee joint flexion.24 In our study hammock positioning promoted hip joint and spinal flexion that helped to overcome extensor tone.
Hereditary "pure" spastic paraplegia: a clinical and genetic study of 22 families.
No difference was determined between the bilateral spastic and the mixed group in respect of the GMFS-D points (p>0.05).
The presence of neonatal seizures in patients with CP, the use of antiepileptic drugs at discharge from the NICU, the presence of bilateral spastic (tetraplegie) CP, abnormal background activity on neonatal EEG, the presence of epileptic activity on the sixth-month EEG, the presence of cerebral atrophy, hydrocephalus and cerebral abnormality on cranial MRI, the presence of associated problems such as visual deficits, microcephaly and mental retardation are significant risk factors for the development of epilepsy in CP cases.
As per the clinical history obtained from the family, the initial clinical manifestations were spastic scissoring gait and frequent falls between the ages of one and three years.
Ultrasonographic assessment of spastic gastrocnemius muscle was also performed.
In children diagnosed with spastic unilateral CP, GMFCS levels I and II were the most prevalent (92.5%), whereas quadriplegic patients were mostly classified at levels IV and V (95.6%).
Materials and methods: Six patients with spastic tetraplegia CP aged 3-15 years were enrolled in this study.
Spastic contractures of facial muscles associated with multiple sclerosis can be nonsustained.
difficulty with walking owing to spastic hamstring muscle group and triceps surae muscles
Daithi Sherry, five, was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy when he was two.
Doctors diagnosed her with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, which leaves her legs stiff and causes discomfort.