“Spasticity” refers to a medical condition in which the muscles exhibit unusual stiffness or an unusual change in appearance. SpasticityThe most common cause of this condition is nerve damage, which results in the loss of motor control over the particular muscle. It is often an accompanying symptom of conditions such as cerebral palsy or stroke.
Marijuana has shown promise as an effective treatment for spasticity. With its relaxing effect and ability to reduce pain, marijuana may be an essential part of an overall treatment program.