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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 FDA approval is based on data from two Phase 3 studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of BOTOX[R] in over 200 pediatric patients with upper limb spasticity. These trials included a 12-week, double-blind study and a one-year open-label extension study.
This US FDA approval is based on data from the company's two Phase 3 studies that is evaluating the safety and efficacy of BOTOX (onabotulinumtoxinA) in over 200 paediatric patients with upper limb spasticity. These trials included a 12-week, double-blind study and a one-year open-label extension study.
The change of the cortical excitability is the central mechanism of the spasticity.[4] Using repetitive TMS for upregulating the inhibition effect of the UH in the patients with spasticity showed the release of the spasticity.
The intervention is supposed to highlight neurophysiological and mechanical effects of vibration on spasticity, functional impairment, and walking speed of the patients with poststroke hemiplegia.
The second one is neurophysiological approach, but the exact effects of splinting on spasticity are undefined.
The computer provides a numerical reading that calculates the actual power required to move a patient's limb-the more power needed, the more severe the patient's spasticity.
In the present study, we highlight the importance of management of spasticity in adults with a combination of botulinum toxin and phenol nerve /motor point blocks.
The focus of the current study was to investigate how severity of spasticity can affect quiet standing balance control in individuals following stroke.
The problem was a common MS symptom known as spasticity, which makes muscles feel stiff or spasm (contract involuntarily).
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Mohammad Wasay, President Pakistan Society of Neurology in his inaugural address at Spasticity Summit organized by Novartis Pharma Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Society of Neurology at a local hotel here on august 22, 2015.
About 50 percent of stroke survivors have some degree of spasticity in their joints.