Spasticity Research

Spasticity is stiff or rigid muscles with unusual tightness or increased muscle tone.  It is usually caused by damage to the part of the brain that controls your movements. This condition can interfere with walking, movement, or speech.

Our mission is to provide the best possible treatment and care for individuals and their families that are suffering from Spasticity.  We also strive to further knowledge in Spasticity and its treatment through basic and clinical research.

Current Faculty Members Involved in Research:

Allison Brashear, MD


2012-Present:  A study to investigate the safety and efficacy of NT 201 in the treatment of post-stroke spasticity of the lower limbs,  Sponsor: Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH

2013-Present:  A study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of BOTOX in the treatment of post-stroke lower limb spasticity,  Sponsor: Allergan

Contact Information: Priscilla Hipp, MBA,, (336) 716-9056


Last Updated: 01-23-2014
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