Study to Observe Goals Met by Patients with Upper Limb Spasticity Following Botox Injections

What we are studying

To understand the effect of Botulinum toxin (Botox) as a treatment for spasticity (stiffness) in the arm and/or hand, arising from any neurological condition. To understand which patients benefit most from this type of treatment, and in what ways they, or their carers, benefit. The study will look at the types of goals that people choose for treatment, and the extent to which these are achieved in different individuals. .

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Ages 18+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Patients with Upper Limb Spasticity
  • Whom the decision to inject with BoNT-A has been made

What is involved

  • Assessment used in standard practice: Goal Attainment Scaling
  • Standardized Outcome measure
  • Neurological Impairment Scale
  • Modified Ashworth Scale
  • Disability Assessment Scale
  • Upper limb Focal Spasticity Therapy Recording Schedule
  • Global Assessment of Benefits
  • And Quality of Life Assessments.



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Charlotte Miller, RN

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