Post stroke treatment with botulinum toxin improves upper-extremity function

Writing in Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Dr. Foley and his team discuss that evidence from the literature shows that botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is associated with improvements in activity capacity or performance associated with poststroke spasticity in the upper extremity. Dr Foley and his team of physical and occupational therapists work at the Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Program, Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital London, Ontario, Canada.


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