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Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences; Haseki Research and Education Hospital Neurology Clinic, İstanbul, Turkey
Spasticity is a serious problem that adversely affects the daily life of patients, and creates difficulties for caregivers. The symptom that causes the most disability in multiple sclerosis patients is spasticity. The methods used in the measurement and evaluation of spasticity have some incomplete aspects and errors. In this article, we examined and compared the old and new methods used in the quantitative evaluation of spasticity, and tried to define the ideal method.