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Can surgeries help treat muscle spasticity?

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Surgeries can help, but they’re usually only for extreme cases of spasticity and are rarely done on patients with MS.

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Spasticity."

Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Muscle spasms and stiffness."

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 18, 2020

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Spasticity."

Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Muscle spasms and stiffness."

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 18, 2020

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