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... Surprisingly my son handled the casting very well. ... (11 replies)
... In reply to your post about casting for little ones, most of the people who work in the casting area will know how to deal with kids. ... (11 replies)
... years old. He was casted for 2 weeks and got to pick his color of casts. He picked neon orange, which is his favorite color, and he just loved them. ... (2 replies)

... they must provide some support and he can tolerate these boots for 3 hours at a time now without any red marks compared to about 20 minutes previous to botox! ... (11 replies)
... Hi Batty, wow sounds harsh. Does his PT say he'll improve with time? Does he get intensive physio after his botox? My girl has just had her first lot of botox, I'm just starting to see results now. We didn't have the casting, but my girl doesn't have the tight ankles, she's tight everywhere except the ankles, it's bizzare, I can bend her feet up to touch her shins. She is also... (11 replies)
... had a casting on his 2 feet. And they were taken out on January 12. On that date the doctor told me that initially he was planning a serial casting but, after 5 weeks it seemed that it was not necessary for my son. ... (11 replies)
... months. He is getting ready to do it again, but we will have to cast this time, i am terrified for how he will deal with it. Any advice on the casting for the young ones? ... (11 replies)
... our botox gets done under G.A because supposedly it hurts so much so everyone has it routine after being knocked out. Quite a big event then, for every 3 months!! ... (11 replies)
... You might also find out if there is anything you can do at home to help... like stretching your child's legs and so on. If you work with the therapist they could show you one new stretch each visit so you are not overwhelmed. ... (11 replies)
... My son gets Botox to get down from his tip toes as well and is casted for 4 weeks after. Yes he too has trouble walking after the casts are removed especially barefoot. ... (11 replies)
... my son had botox twice when he was 2 and 2 and a half and in cast both times ,at 3 he had a selectif dorsal rasotomi and at 4 had his hamstring and calf muscels cut .He has cp in both legs ,is six now walk with crutches and is attending a mainstream school where he is doing extmeeemlyy well. ... (11 replies)
... thanks for your replies- nice to know I am not alone! Annie - how long does it take on average before they get muscle strength back?? 1 week? 2 weeks?? I could handle this long, but not longer! It is really hard to see my son trying to walk like a bent over little old man, each step slow and labourious - whereas before,even though he was on his toes, he would walk fast... (11 replies)
... Jesse4, My son was two the first time he was casted. He loved the casts, because he got to pick which color he wanted. They took them off in a week and checked his feet for redness and immediately casted him again for one more week. He took his first steps without holding onto anything while in his casts. ... (11 replies)
... My son as seen several doctors and I have never heard of casting. I myself brought up the botox, and found out that our hospital was doing it. ... (10 replies)
... without any assistance. My son has been receiving botox since he was about 2 years 5 months old, and has had 3 sessions with that. He is doing well with it. ... (10 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 20, 2003
... does anyone have experience with botox injections and casting? ... (25 replies)
... My son had is first casting without botox at about 16 months. ... (10 replies)
... My son has had casting with and without botox injections. ... (10 replies)
... weeks. She has great range but very high tone and spasticity. She also has trunk weakness and arm weakness, She cannot walk independantly with a walking frame but can cruise short distances holding on to a rail or parallel bars type set up. ... (13 replies)
... i have a four year old boy who is a spastistic depligia and they have done two rounds of botox and this time did three weeks of casting along with it... nothing has worked so now they are talking about surgery at the IWK...i am a scared mom and don't know if i should go through with it or not.. ... (8 replies)

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