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... My son had botox for spasticity in his arm followed by intensive occupational therapy. The results were very good, but you need to follow up with several weeks of more intensive OT. ... (6 replies)
... months for about 2 years. It has really helped. I used to have to walked holding my left arm down, but the botox relaxes the muscles enough to where I don't smack people any longer. ... (6 replies)
... sided hemiplegia. Just came from an initial visit with an adult orthopedist at Penn today, and she suggested botox treatments before looking into surgery. ... (6 replies)

... Thanks...that is good to know. Are the botox injections uually folowed by hand therapy? ... (6 replies)
... sided hemiplegia. I had botox injections in my left wrist a few years ago. ... (6 replies)
... i've been married for 1 year to a man who has cp. i am trying to learn as much as i can about cp. i'm hoping somone on here can help. ... (13 replies)
... Hi I just wanted to let you all know that I met with a physiatrist in November and he contradicted what the orthopedist said, not reccommending botox. He gave me finger splints to relax the fingers instead. (6 replies)
Botox.... a vent
May 6, 2005
... NJenn You remember correctly -- I was dx'd as an adult. Five years ago, in fact, following almost a year of marriage, a job layoff, and before the start of the surgeries. I am with you on many things you've mentioned in your post. For one, while the actual injury to the brain might be static, its effects definitely seem progressive to me. And since spasticity waxes and... (15 replies)
Battling fatigue
Dec 20, 2003
... which makes me think that it is not a typical approach to contractures etc. in the same way transfers or releases are. But I'd love to hear from someone's first hand account to truly understand what it is about. The research out there is very limited and the most I get is its use in kids or a general overview. ... (627 replies)
... So nice to meet you! I was thrilled to read your post actually. I am 39 years old and I have Left spastic hemiplegia CP. I currently receive botox shots and I wear a brace to help with a dropped foot issue I have. ... (60 replies)
... No, I didn't have any surgery following the injections. I don't remember having any special therapy sessions either. (6 replies)
New Here
Nov 20, 2007
... uce myself, I just found this forum. Name's Tim, I'm 24, and I have very mild CP on my left side, spastic I believe. I'm graduating from college in a few weeks for computers. I'm currently working as well. ... (8 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jan 25, 2004
... Yes I was walking well for most of my life but my body was also compensating for all of it. ... (627 replies)
C.P. Fatigue
Dec 15, 2015
... Hello! I am not too familiar with mixed CP but I'm a 30 year old with spastic hemiplegia on my entire right side, so I can tell you what works for me since your daughter partially is spastic. ... (1 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... What was recovery like for you? ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jun 12, 2004
... Glad your pain levels stayed manageable. For flying, the altitude pressure is what drives my body into nasty pain cycles. ... (627 replies)
... Since I've always understood cp to be a "static" condition these increased symptoms are a bit disconcerning. I wonder if this distinction is a bit too nuanced for a majority of physicians. ... (42 replies)
... however, we found Xanaflex worked much better than Baclofen to control her spasticity. I took care of her for 21 years at home, without help. Eventually, she moved to an assisted living facility and is now in a group home, as independent as possible. ... (1 replies)


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