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... Hi, I will take the time to give you a llittle information, but ultimately I think a neurologist or a rehab doc specializing in botox would be better for getting goes...... ... (19 replies)
... gthenings. Hamstrings, achilles, etc. Most of the surgeries worked pretty well for me, however, I have contractures in my right hip, both hamstrings and my right achilles again. As Steffers said the lengthenings don't last forever, but definitely longer than botox! ... (17 replies)
... s with me with the achilles, and the spasms afterward were honestly very painful. But for the hamstrings they did, and I only had spasms for a few days till the Botox kicked in. ... (31 replies)

... years. Each time, he has taken some steps and walked on his own only to lose all the confidence as the botox wears off. ... (17 replies)
... botox injections muscles for tendo achilles tightness (0 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...the thing about the Botox is, it is not permanent, it only lasts about 3 months. ... (11 replies)
Botox injections
Nov 4, 2003
... lastramy in one of your reply's you mention that you have had your achilles tendon lengthened when you were 17,and that it helped you quite a bit then,but that you had other problems to deal with. ... (25 replies)
... HI .. has anyone just had botox in the achillies tendons only ? ... (1 replies)
... I have L spastic hemiplegia and had the achilles tendon lengthening when I was 18. I am 39 now and it is still holding. ... (17 replies)
Mar 18, 2007
... My son had botox therapy several times before he had surgery to lengthen the achilles tendon around age 10. The therapy helped a great deal. The medication peaks after a couple of weeks but the effect lasts several weeks. ... (4 replies)
... y and range of motion quite a bit. I often sprain my ankles and have torn my peroneous longus tendon that runs along the outside edge of the foot, as well as my achilles once. ... (2 replies)
... sted 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 getting worse and more bent at the knees, plus his limbs are extremely tight with ultra high tone. ... (4 replies)
... I had spams while the casts were on, not after. But they did the botox with me so that lasted only a few days. ... (31 replies)
... tches for a while. I will have access to a pool but don't know if I will have aqua therapy. Maybe I can do exercises in there on my own. I have read about the botox injections and need to talk to the surgeon about it. Unfortunately he is out of the country. ... (31 replies)
... y adductors were really sore when I first woke up but overall it wasn't that bad. The spasms of the hamstrings is annoying but not excruciating...I actually got Botox injected into them, so the spasms stopped after 3 or 4 days. ... (11 replies)
... And the surgery became necessary when his tendon had tightened to a point where botox and therapy were no longer getting adequate results. ... (17 replies)
... lastramy,about the botox from the information that I was able to get it is use to relax spasticity,this are some of the alternatives to using botox,,www. ... (11 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jun 7, 2003
... My first round of botox was in January just to the lower leg. ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Oct 27, 2003
... Yes I have a scrawny calf muscle on the left side. There was hardly any muscle to speak of there at all. It started dwindling away soon after I had my achilles tendon lengthened when I was 17. BUT....since I have been getting the botox I have actually been able to get back some of that muscle in the lower calf region. ... (627 replies)
... our son to have it when he reached a point of radically diminished returns from other therapeutic approaches. He was with a neurologist until he was 10 and had botox therapy a few times. The lengthening of the achilles tendon has worked wonders for him, as did botox until he was about 9. ... (10 replies)

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