Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


19: Management of Tone and Spasticity After Stroke: A Role for Everyone

Introduction

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module.

NB: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.


Introduction

Module authors This module has been developed by: Group leads: Gillian Alexander, AHP Stroke Consultant, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde...

Normal movement and anatomy of muscle

Understanding movement To understand what happens to muscles and movement after a stroke we must first look at normal movement....

Treatment

Aims of treatment Images subject to copyright. Anatomical diagrams are reproduced with permission from Jost, W; Pictorial Atlas of Botulinum...

Specialist spasticity services

What is a specialist spasticity service? A specialist spasticity service is a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive assessment and management for...

Case study: Dave Walker

Dave is on his return from holiday Dave Walker is a 39 year old man who works as a production...

Conclusion

You should now have an understanding of how muscle works and how changes after stroke can affect muscle tone including...

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