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... By temporarily paralyzing spastic or tight muscles, the botox renders them more susceptible to stretching in therapy. The muscles resist the stretching much less and physical therapy can lead to some permanent lengthening of the taut muscles. ... (11 replies)
... kknoch, yes, spasticity is something your daughter is experiencing on her affected leg. this is why she is toe walking, having tight muscles, and her muscles cant keep up with growth of her bones (cramping). (14 replies)
Botox for 2 yr old
Aug 14, 2005
... flexors. Phenol basically does the same thing as botox...and works just as well. I had to use phenol simply because there's a limit to how much botox can be used at one time. I chose to use anesthesia...because to my understanding phenol must be placed directly on the nerve. ... (11 replies)

... I have very tight calf muscles and hamstrings so it limits my flexibility and range of motion quite a bit. ... (2 replies)
... If you don't know about Cerebral Palsy, one of the common symptoms is spasticity, which means the muscles send too many impulses that the brain is unable to "turn off"...which eventually makes the muscles tight. Drs. ... (11 replies)
... I am a 45 years old male. I have some difficulty in walking. About 10 years ago my condition was diagnosed as ? cerebral palsy by the orthopedic surgeon whom i am seeing since. Now i was referred to the Rehabilitation Specialist. He checked me and said that my thigh muscles and calf muscles are tight and he want to inject Botox there and later want me to wear AFO (Ankle Foot... (4 replies)
... I think being patient is something that is extremely hard for us mom's to do especially when it comes to our kids. We want the change to happen NOW! ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for answering. Do you know if a separate injection is needed in each area of the leg where there is tightness? ... (9 replies)
... I have the calf and toes back at it again, but the botox injections are not an option!!!! Even to this day, I have a sort of "botox button" in my medial gastroc that is quite painful to touch. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, thanks for answering. May I ask what you did not like about botox? ... (9 replies)
... tightness in the muscles is increased because they are basically having little contractions all the time. ... (13 replies)
... on my R foot for spastic clubfoot. ... (9 replies)
... whiplash injury. I had very tight muscles, spasticity, etc. For some odd reason, the muscles are tighter, yet I can't support my head, nor can I lift my arms or move at all. ... (3 replies)
... Did you get your botox questions answered? ... (9 replies)
... eminder. I was still at the beginnings of CP treatments when I tried botox, so I entered with high hopes, having been told of its benefits. None of this happened for me in the end. ... (9 replies)
... year old boy who has mild to moderate spastioc diplegia. He is scheduled for his first round of botox tomorrow. Needless to say, we are a bit nervous. ... (9 replies)
... Hey girls, how about exercise and some sort of physical thearpy. Swimming is great. You and I can't expect to stay flexible (if we ever were) as we age. Afterall, AB's get stiff with age too. I'm a 53 year old male, and I was born with Spastic Paraplegia CP. Is Spastic Paraplegia an outdated term? Diplegia "Di" means two, right? I have had my share of surgeries and both my... (9 replies)
... 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 information...BUT....here goes...... ... (19 replies)
... My daughter was born at 25 weeks and She has mild cerebral palsy. Her leg muscles are very tight and has been wearing AFO's now for almost 2 years. Last May she had Botox injections in her legs which helped so much. ... (0 replies)
Botox
Jul 9, 2010
... Hi there, my girl has had 2 lots of botox now. It's been really benificial for her. Her tone is very tight and with the botox we are able to get in and get some really good stretches in while it's in effect. ... (3 replies)




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