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Spasticity after Stroke – What to Know

What Is a Stroke?

A stroke happens when a blood vessel ruptures or is obstructed by a clot. This leads to a lack of blood flow that carries nutrients and oxygen to the brain. The brain is a very complicated organ in the body. It plays a key role in different body functions. Without sufficient oxygen, brain cells break down and die. Depending on the affected regions of the brain, according body functions can be affected. [1]