The Spasticity Clinic offers comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment for clients who have difficulty with spasticity. A physician, nurse. occupational therapist, and physiotherapist comprise the team of experts who assess each client and provide recommendations and treatment to meet their individual needs. Spasticity, range of motion, strength, functional mobility and movement, gait, self care, and equipment are assessed in a standardized manner. Based on the assessment, recommendations, and health information, the team provides each client with an optimal spasticity management treatment program which may include Botulinum Toxin treatment. The evaluation process is followed with individualized goals for the treatment set with the child/youth and family using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) and/or Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS). The goals are measured at baseline, and progress is evaluated two months and six months following the intervention. Through the spasticity clinic, best practice guidelines have been developed including a protocol for monitoring adverse events.
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