THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THERAPY ON OUTCOME FOLLOWING BOTULINUM NEUROTOXIN INJECTION FOR FOCAL SPASTICITY IN ADULTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS – SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Presenter: Moore E
This Module addresses:
Question: Does therapy following botulinum neurotoxin injection
for spasticity improve rehabilitation outcomes in adults with
Conclusion: There was insufficient evidence to support or refute the
effectiveness of any of the commonly prescribed adjunctive therapies
following botulinum neurotoxin injection for focal spasticity in adults.
Key Practice Points:
• Limited evidence exists supporting any specific treatment protocols
following botulinum neurotoxin injection.
• Clinical expertise guides the application of adjunctive therapies
following botulinum neurotoxin; therapists should continue to
provide therapy in conjunction with botulinum neurotoxin to optimize