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... I'm not sure yet because I live from day to day. Back to the pros, it has helped Peter so much in keeping his back straight because he can't rely and use his hamstrings right now. He doesn't feel as tight. ... (7 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)
... years old. I am A spastic Di. I walk with nothing. most people think i just hurt myself. but to get this far I have had many operations ei in 1987Rhizotomy 3, hamstrings and aductors released 7, Quad releases 8, hip release 18, and osteotomies 20 which I had done because of really bad back pain, and removal for hardware 21. ... (0 replies)

Botox
Mar 11, 2007
... years old. I am A spastic Di. I walk with nothing. most people think i just hurt myself. but to get this far I have had many operations ei in 1987Rhizotomy 3, hamstrings and aductors released 7, Quad releases 8, hip release 18, and osteotomies 20 which I had done because of really bad back pain, and removal for hardware 21. ... (4 replies)
... t I have had several lengthenings. 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I had botox in my hamstrings when it was just beginning to be used. As I recall, my doctor put five shots into each of my legs in different places. ... (8 replies)
... I had botox in the quads in 2004. It does make your muscles looser but for me at least it made me weaker. ... (4 replies)
... HI My son usually has botox every 3 months - doesnt last long but works quite well although never been able to get flat footed totally. This time we tried 3 weeks of casting immediately after botox on both legs - casts came off yesterday and we got profound results - nearly totally flat footedness and loosened hamstrings too, plus much more upright but the problem being,... (11 replies)
Botox for 2 yr old
Jul 31, 2005
... My son had botox several times before he finally had hamstring surgery at the age of 10. ... (11 replies)
Botox question?
Aug 17, 2004
... I just posted a huge amount of information about my experiences with botox on another topic about "making friends". You can see what I wrote there. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, I only stumbled upon this site by searching the web for info on botox treatment for CP, and was plesantly surprised by the amount of post with regard to CP. ... (7 replies)
Hand botox
Jun 16, 2004
... As far as I know botox can be administered in just about any muscle group. ... (2 replies)
Botox
Feb 24, 2007
... had her hamstrings and abductors done with botox right before Christmas. It has helped a lot. I almost didnt do it because of the horror stories I have heard. ... (4 replies)
... Hope, Botox injections are only given every couple months, so you wouldn't have to worry about anything daily. ... (14 replies)
... I'm 19 and was diagnosed with the same thing since shortly after birth. I've had Botox in my hamstrings and heel chordes maybe 3 or 4 times within the past 10 years. The actual pain of the injection isnt too bad, they usually numb it first. Which hurts worse haha. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, Your CP sounds a lot like my son's. He lives a pretty normal life, but walks with crutches. He used to have Botox, but got off of that and out of footbraces when he had surgery to lengthen his hamstrings. Just wanted to tell you that there are different ideas about exercise and CP. My son's physical therapist says that orthopedists used to think exercise put too much... (2 replies)
... Hi! I am new to the forum and am interested in finding out more about SDR in older individuals that have CP I have a very mild case of CP and otherwise lead a fairly normal life. The condition appears to affect only my lower extremities specifically: hamstrings, hips, quads and feet. I walk independently I have noticed however over the past 2 years I feel exhausted by... (2 replies)
... g is as effective as Botox. I mention this because a lot of kids get more confidence to start walking when they are in casts. Plus the casts help stretch out the hamstrings and heel cords. My son was hesitant to walk, too, and took his first two consecutive steps while in casts. ... (4 replies)




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