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Spasticity is the main culprit of stiff hands after stroke. On the surface, spasticity seems like a problem with your muscles. While that is partially true, the root cause of spasticity is brain-muscle miscommunication. Try to remember that, as it is easy to give up with misunderstanding of the issue. After a stroke, your muscles get tense and tight because they cannot receive signals from your brain like they once did before the stroke. So even though your brain is trying to tell your muscles to relax, your muscles can’t hear that command. Patients that buy, and use, stroke rehabilitation equipment...

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