Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted; this results in stiffness or tightness of the muscles and can interfere with normal movement, speech, and walking. Spasticity is usually caused by damage to CNS regions involved in voluntary movement control. The major disease state that can cause it is multiple sclerosis

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  1. MedlinePlus entry
  2. Medscape Reference entry
  3. WebMD entry