Effects of low vs. high frequency local vibration on mild-moderate muscle spasticity: Ultrasonographical and functional evaluation in patients with multiple sclerosis.

AYVAT F., Levent O., AYVAT E., Yildirim S. A., KILINÇ M.

Multiple sclerosis and related disorders, vol.51, pp.102930, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.msard.2021.102930
  • Journal Name: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.102930
  • Keywords: Gait, Gastrocnemius muscle, Postural balance, Spastic, Ultrasound, Vibration, STROKE PATIENTS, BALANCE, ARCHITECTURE, PEOPLE, ANKLE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Local vibration (LV) is a physiotherapy application that aims to reduce spasticity. The study aimed to compare the effects of 50 Hz vs. 100 Hz LV on mild-moderate spasticity, functional performance and muscle architecture.