Tools to Help Identify Spasticity Patterns
As you and your doctor work together to identify the treatment that is right for you, information about your spasticity patterns will help determine how your symptoms can be most effectively treated. Download these tools to record your spasticity characteristics, and share the results with your doctor.
Keeping a record of the fluctuations in your spasticity may help you and your doctor identify the treatment options that may help you achieve your treatment goals. You can save the Spasticity Diary to your computer and record spasticity patterns including tone, spasms, and related pain. You can then print the completed diary and bring it to your next appointment with your doctor. The diary will help your doctor to better understand your spasticity.
Consider tracking your spasticity patterns in this diary for one week. This may help determine if you experience different patterns of spasticity during different days of the week (e.g., weekends vs. weekdays).
Spasticity and Movement Disorder Checklist
Use this checklist to characterize your spasticity and indicate the treatments you are currently using or used in the past to manage spasticity. Share the completed checklist with your doctor to help him or her identify the treatment option that may help you achieve your treatment goals.
Spasticity Screening Questionnaire
Complete this questionnaire to capture the areas of the body that are affected by spasticity and the degree to which the spasticity is bothersome. Share the completed questionnaire with your doctor to help him or her better understand your spasticity.