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    Loss of gluteal muscle for Quad

    HELLO,

    I am quad C5 from last 13 years and observed that over the years muscles on bum side has reduced over the yrs. Is it worrying?

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    Atrophy of muscles paralyzed due to SCI is common over time. For those with flaccid paralysis, this usually occurs fairly quickly. Spasticity in paralyzed muscles for those with spastic paralysis does help maintain some muscle bulk, although rarely the same as pre-injury. Has your spasticity decreased recently?

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