Introduction

Pain is a common feature of people suffering spasticity following a lesion of the central nervous system (CNS). There are a number of mechanisms whereby spasticity can lead to or directly cause pain, and these will be discussed in this chapter. There is a lack of good data on the mechanisms of spasticity producing pain,1 although some mechanisms will be discussed. In considering the relationships between pain and spasticity, it is necessary to have a general understanding of the pathophysiology of spasti-city and the mechanisms of the production of spasticity.

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