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Spasms and stiffness

Spasms and stiffness

Muscle stiffness and spasms are common MS symptoms, and are often described as 'spasticity'.

Muscle spasms or stiffness can affect between 40% and 80% of people with MS at some time. For most people, these are occasional symptoms.

Drugs and therapies (including physiotherapy and occupational therapy) can help you manage these symptoms.

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