Progressive Resistance Strength Training – evidence shows that strength training decrease spasticity in patients with stroke. Biofeedback combined with functional electrical stimulation and occupational therapy decreases the degree of spasticity after treatment.
Physical and occupational therapy can help maximize your child’s muscle flexibility, range of motion, coordination and strength. Temporary casts or braces, therapeutic heat, cold, electrical stimulation and biofeedback may be included in the spasticity treatment program. Therapy can enhance the child’s ability to perform daily tasks so he or she can live as independently as possible.