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Spasticity and Traumatic Brain Injury

      Spasticity is the uncontrolled tightening of muscles caused by disrupted signals from the brain. It is common in persons with severe brain injuries (traumatic brain injury [TBI]). People with spasticity may feel as if their muscles have contracted and will not relax or stretch. They may also feel muscle weakness, loss of fine motor control, and overactive reflexes.
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