Life with Spasticity
Be the hero of your journey and find out whether spasticity could be affecting you, with helpful tips from people living with the condition on how to manage it.
People affected by spasticity
people are affected by spasticity worldwide.1
of stroke survivors may develop spasticity within 3 months.2
of people with multiple sclerosis have some form of spasticity.3
Life with spasticity for Karl
Spasticity can have a huge impact on daily life. Find out more from Karl, who is living with spasticity, in this video.
1 Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas AM, Thorvaldsen P, Tuomilehto J. Stroke incidence and mortality correlated to stroke risk factors in the WHO MONICA Project. An ecological study of 18 populations. Stroke. 1997 Jul;28(7):1367-74.
2Schinwelski MJ, Sitek EJ, Wąż P, Sławek JW. Prevalence and predictors of post-stroke spasticity and its impact on daily living and quality of life. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2019;53(6):449-57.
3Milinis K, Tennant A, Young CA; TONiC study group. Spasticity in multiple sclerosis: Associations with impairments and overall quality of life. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Jan;5:34-9.