Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management

Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management

by MD Allison Brashear, MD Elie Elovic

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ISBN-13: 9781620700723
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/15/2015
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Table of Contents


Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART I. GENERAL OVERVIEW

1.
Why Is Spasticity Treatment Important?

Allison Brashear and Elie Elovic

2.
Epidemiology of Spasticity in the Adult and Child

John R. McGuire

3.
Spasticity and Other Signs of the Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome

Nathaniel H. Mayer

4.
Ancillary Findings Associated With Spasticity

Cindy B. Ivanhoe and Ana V. Durand Sanchez

PART II. ASSESSMENT TOOLS

5.
Measurement Tools and Treatment Outcomes in Patients With Spasticity

Elie Elovic

6.
Techniques and Scales for Measuring Spastic Paresis

Marjolaine Baude and Jean-Michel Gracies

7.
Assessment of Spasticity in the Upper Extremity

Thomas Watanabe

8.
Assessment of Lower Limb Spasticity and Other Consequences of the Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome

Alberto Esquenazi

9.
Setting Realistic and Meaningful Goals for Treatment

Elie Elovic and Allison Brashear

PART III. TREATMENT OF SPASTICITY

10.
Chemoneurolysis With Phenol and Alcohol: A “Dying Art” That Merits Revival

Lawrence J. Horn, Gurtej Singh, and Edward R. Dabrowski

11.
Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity

Alberto Esquenazi

12.
Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Upper Limb Spasticity

Allison Brashear

13.
Guidance Techniques for Botulinum Toxin Injections: A Comparison

Katharine E. Alter

14.
Anatomical Correlation of Common Patterns of Spasticity

Mayank Pathak and Daniel Truong

15.
The Role of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the Evaluation and Management of Spasticity

Susan Reeves and Kelly Lambeth

16.
Emerging Technologies in the Management of Upper Motor Neuron Syndromes

Ira G. Rashbaum and Steven R. Flanagan

17.
Effects of Noninvasive Neuromodulation in Spasticity

Lumy Sawaki

18.
Pharmacologic Management of Spasticity: Oral Medications

Jay M. Meythaler and Riley M. Smith

19.
Intrathecal Baclofen for Spasticity

Gerard E. Francisco and Michael Saulino

20.
Surgery in the Management of Spasticity

David A. Fuller

PART IV. EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF DISEASES WITH SPASTICITY

21.
Diagnostic Evaluation of Adult Patients With Spasticity

Geoffrey Sheean

22.
Overview of Genetic Causes of Spasticity in Adults and Children

Rebecca Schüle and Stephan Züchner

23.
Spasticity Due to Disease of the Spinal Cord: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, and Treatment

Heather W. Walker, Alice J. Hon, and Steven Kirshblum

24.
Spasticity Due to Multiple Sclerosis: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment

Anjali Shah and Ian Maitin

25.
Poststroke Spasticity Management With Botulinum Toxins and Intrathecal Baclofen

Anthony B. Ward and Poornashree Holavanahalli Ramamurthy

26.
Management of Brain Injury Related Spasticity

Mary Alexis Iaccarino, Saurabha Bhatnagar, and Ross Zafonte

27.
Management of the Cancer Patient With Spasticity

Adrienne R. Hill, Vishwa S. Raj, and Heather W. Walker

28.
Evaluation, Treatment Planning, and Nonsurgical Treatment of Cerebral Palsy

Ann Tilton and Daniella Miller

29.
Surgical Management of Spasticity in the Child With Cerebral Palsy

Kat Kolaski, John Frino, and L. Andrew Koman

30.
Spasticity Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

Amanda Currie and David Charles

31.
Economic Impact of Spasticity and Its Treatment

Michael Saulino

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