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Hamstring Surgery
Jun 15, 2005
... I also had adductor lengthening at the same time. ... (34 replies)
... and he was significantly spastic in his legs. In Nov. 2000 he had adductor release, hamstring lengthening, and achilles tendon release on both legs. He was in full leg casts for 7 weeks. ... (4 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 never had a baclofen pump, and it's true that there are risks, and drs often also have a hard time finding the right dosage... but I've heard from others that when it works it works really well and helps reduce spasticity. I just had hamstring and adductor lengthening this summer (I'm 19). I've also had Achilles lengthening, about ten years ago. As far as the casts,... (10 replies)
... ees, ankles and feet. Although these operations are fairly simple to do, no hospital procedure is cheap. These would include Hamstring, and heelcord lengthening, adductor lengthening and maybe even a post tibial transplant. I was a poster boy for my hospital in Los Angeles. ... (3 replies)
... The only thing my daughter has had done surgery wise so far is an Adductor release in her groin. That gave fabulous results for a year or so but it's tightened up again with her last few big growth spurts. ... (2 replies)
... 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)
... I had Achilles lenghtening, too... I think the difference between you and me might be my knees are flexed a LOT, and my hamstrings are so tight that I walk bent over at the waist/hips as well. So I think it should be worth it for me, but I am not really looking forward to hyperextending knees :/.... I think I might have to take people's advice and look into AFOs :) (34 replies)
... I have spastic diplegia and I have had bilateral Achilles tendon lengthening when I was 5. When I was 11 we asked the surgeon who did this surgery if hamstring lengthening could not help to improve my crouch gait. ... (34 replies)
Sep 11, 2008
... f her hips about 3mths ago and we were told that it looked like her hips were starting to move. So we were refered to the ortho specialist who said she needs the adductor release to avoid her hips completely dislocating. ... (0 replies)
Hamstring Surgery
Jun 14, 2005
... Hi Steffers, Congratulations on getting through your surgery. I think we should trade info; you and I seem to have a lot in common as far as what doctors have told us we've needed. I had hamstring surgery when I was 6, which I barely remember, but will most likely be having it again next winter. Did you say you are in casts now from that? How long will they be on? Are... (34 replies)
... Well, when I was younger I had a split anterior tibial tendon transfer/recession/lengthening/release on my right foot. A couple years ago I had a boutenierre deformity (hammer toe) of my right second toe, which they fixed, along with a release of the adductor of the great toe, PIP joint arthroplasty (whatever THAT means, haha) and pinning of the joint along with z-plasty of... (42 replies)
... released and the FDL relengthened in 03. Talk developed about a possible adductor release, due to excessively painful tight muscles there. ... (60 replies)
... ct!We have been doing physical and occupational therapy for the past 5 years and now it is time for surgery to step in. She is now being evaluated for hamstring lengthening and adductor releases. With this I am hoping she will be able to get on her feet and take off on her own. ... (21 replies)

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