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... DEAR DEVNIC , i am new to this forum and havent a clue what i am doing so hope i am doing this right. your message really struck me because you werent confident in the surgeon that performd on your son and you were really worried about the scars, didnt you have any post op apointments and what did the surgeon think when he looked at the scars when the plaster came off,... (4 replies)
... and, now, tendon release surgery can be a lot less invasive, thus speeding up healing and recovery time. ... (3 replies)
... I thought surgery would make it easier to use my walker. I had four procedures done on both legs at the same time. ... (17 replies)

... I've had all of the stuff you're talking about. I had Achilles lengthening almost ten years ago. My doc did the Botox injections in my hamstrings and adductors about 7 years ago... ... (11 replies)
... I am 25 and have CP. I have had my achilles tendons lengthened three times, but am in severe pain now. ... (11 replies)
... Devnic - god bless and heres hoping things improve. Please keep us updated - I am following this thread with interest. My son is 7 years old and at times can walk unassisted but always with someone in toe to catch him if he falls. Our surgeon keeps putting off this surgery saying "wait as long as possible" so we continue to have botox and stretching but my son's gait is... (4 replies)
... no, only because the dr. couldn't get my legs completely straight. He said the tendons behind my knees are too tight and if he released them he would have to cut an inch off my one femur, because my legs aren't the same length...or something like that :) Even he said it wasn't worth it, and he's one of those "let's think of a new surgery to do everytime she has an... (11 replies)
... Right after the surgery was not as painful as I expected, my adductors were really sore when I first woke up but overall it wasn't that bad. ... (11 replies)
... Steffers2318, I'd be interested in knowing more about your most recent surgery. I am scheduled for hamstring lengthening this month but have never had it done before. (11 replies)
... old female with CP. I do not know what type of CP because my parents quit taking me to doctors when I was 5 years old. At that time my doctors wanted me to have surgery to lengthen my achilles tendon. Out of fear and ignorance my parents stopped taking me to my doctors and threw my braces out. ... (3 replies)
Hip surgery
Feb 3, 2001
... My son had adductor surgery (as well as hamstring lenthening and achilles tendon release) in Nov. 2000. While he was able to walk, he still isn't able to stand. **DEMAND a prescription for Valium for muscle spasms post-op... and keep some for after the casts come off!! Spasms, jerking, and cramping will begin after casts come off.. this is something the Dr.'s... (5 replies)
... I had it done at 13 and could skateboard and bike a little before the surgery. I'm 23 now and was never able to after. I would have liked a few more years. The surgery just made me so weak, so I'm not sure if it was worth it. ... (10 replies)
... as well as a surgery to straighten a horribly bad hammer toe caused by walking on the side of my foot. ... (6 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 23, 2003
... lp you with serial casting but I have had botox injections, infact today was round 4 for the year! I received them in the posterior tibialis, the gastrocs, the achilles tendon area, and several in the hamstrings. I also wear a brace. My CP is very mild and only effects my left side. ... (25 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... Sounds like you've had your battles with foot stuff early on. Interesting that your problems started more in earnest after the ankle and Achilles work. How many lengthenings have you had done? ... (627 replies)

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