Impact of spasticity on daily life 

In everyday life, persons living with spasticity may experience physical symptoms (e.g., pain, contractures, pressure sores), decreased functional abilities, difficulties with mobility, hygiene, care and decreased quality of life. They can also be prone to developing secondary conditions such as infections and psychological disorders, especially anxiety, loss of self-esteem and depression. In severe cases, they have to rely on caregivers, extending the impact spasticity has on them. Moreover, spasticity also has an economic aspect, e.g., the financial burden it places on society, individual and caregiver.

Blogs from people living with spasticity sharing their everyday life:

How Karl’s life is influenced by spasticity

Videos from people living with spasticity


I will tell you my story about living with spasticity

What does the stroke mean for my family and myself?

How does spasticity influence family’s life and mine?

Our video campaign for stroke survivors



Life With Spasticity, an educational online platform intended to provide comprehensive information and motivational support for stroke survivors who experience post-stroke spasticity. This series of videos where patients, families and carers share their experiences aim to provide emotional support and motivation for stroke survivors.

Your questions around spasticity



Here you will find the most frequently asked questions (FAQs). We will be udpating this section periodically.

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