Seeking a cure for spasticity
What is spasticity?
Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted, causing stiffness or tightness of the muscles. It is a painful condition caused by damage to the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement, spasticity affects over twelve million people worldwide. Most people with a spinal cord injury suffer from spasticity. There is no known cure for it.
Who We Are
The Guns Out Spinal Foundation aims to change that. Founded by loving husband, former professional rugby player and spasticity patient, Richard Tombs, Guns Out Spinal Foundation’s mission is:
• To raise AWARENESS of impact of spasticity and Spinal Cord Injuries
• Provide SUPPORT to family, friends and individuals affected by spasticity and Spinal Cord Injuries.
• Provide FUNDRAISING to help research into finding a cure for spasticity, and to help with Tombsy’s recovery