Patients who have had a stroke may have weakness, stiffness and pain, difficulty walking, using arms, and speaking.  Frequently, they will require use of and ankle foot orthoses (AFO), cane and/or walking for their mobility.  Others be actually require a wheelchair.  Ofter, significant muscle tightness in the shoulder, elbow, wrist, fingers, hamstrings and calfs, can be very limiting and painful.  Management with oral medications for spasticity (Baclofen, Tizanidine, Dantrolene) or injection with Botulinum Toxin (Dysport, Baclofen, Myobloc, Xeomin) can be helpful in reducing spasticity and pain.  Dr. Benjamin can address issues of bracing, equipment prescription and spasticity management, as well as help oversee therapies (PT, OT, SLP) in the recovery from a stroke.  Also, monitoring and managing the long term consequences of weakness, spasticity and disability.