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Alleviating Painful Cramps

September 28, 2017

Persons with ALS frequently experience upper motor neuron symptoms such as rigidity (excessive stiffness), spasticity (exaggerated stretch reflex), hyperreflexia (overactive, exaggerated reflexes)  and clonus (extended spasticity, mainly in ankle, knee cap, biceps and triceps). Anti-spasmodic medications tizanidine, baclofen, and quinine sulfate can help to alleviate these uncomfortable and often painful symptoms.Continue Reading