What is arm spasticity?

Also known as: arm spasms, upper limb spasticity, upper limb spasms.

Arm spasticity refers to uncontrolled and abrupt movements known as spasms that frequently occur in the arms. The spasms are often accompanied by stiff arm muscles, as well as trouble with arm coordination or function.


Reviewed by: Trevor J Resnick, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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