What factors can worsen my spasticity
The triggering factors for spasticity can vary strongly between individuals. Moods, situations or illnesses might intensify spasticity. 5 These can include:
- Temperature changes
- tight or uncomfortable clothes
- physical tension
- shock, fear
- noise of any kind
- changes of lighting conditions
- emotional and physical stress
- menstrual cycle
- thirst, hunger.
5 Phadke CP et. al Revisiting physiologic and psychologic triggers that increase spasticity. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2013. 92(4): p. 357-69.