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... sided hemiplegia. I had botox injections in my left wrist a few years ago. ... (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)
... Hi there, I am a newbie here for posts, although I have been reading the threads for some months, which I find very informative and inspiring. Briefly - I am a 30yo female with right side hemiplegia. I was only given a firm diagnosis earlier this year!!!! A bit late in life but I am getting my head around it now although I still feel scared at times and feel a lot of... (1 replies)

... Hey there! Yes I do believe that botox really works! I have been getting the injections every 3 mo. for over a year now. ... (19 replies)
May 27, 2004
... I have been getting botox injections for over a year now. I get them in several locations. ... (9 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... The botox peaked last May after 6 weeks and I got maybe 1 day of relief. The toes still curled and the calf began cramping later last year. ... (627 replies)
... the botox can sort of "supercharge" the effectiveness of therapy sessions for several weeks and is worth exploring with your doctor at some point. ... (8 replies)
Jan 27, 2005
... Boy, I am sorry to hear that they didn't work for you. I was just last week given a prescription for zanaflex by my botox doc. I have tight AB muscles on the left and now I have ribs that are displacing as well so they thought it might help. ... (18 replies)
... the information you were looking for, peace of mind helps more than anything else sometimes. I'm surprised you're being referred to a children's hospital for the botox therapy though, I thought they stopped seeing people when they reached 18? ... (32 replies)
... My botox doc is great so if he thinks it is something useful then I would certainly put my child in the program. ... (12 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 9, 2004
... Yes, only my right side is involved. I *can* sit unsupported with my legs straightened (hmm, I'm not sure if a can straighten my spastic leg 100% well, but anyway). And I can also do calf raises with my right leg, even if my right calf is clearly weaker and thinner. Every case of CP is unique, so it's very difficult to tell, which orthopedic problems are caused by CP and... (627 replies)
... I now wear a leg brace to help with that and I get botox shots in lower leg. The botox gives mixed results for me but the brace really has helped with my gait, the dropped foot and I am able to stay up on it longer with the brace. ... (16 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)
... My son has spastic diplegia but I do know a right side hemi, she is 4 and can walk independently, jump etc. She has botox to stave off the stiffness. ... (38 replies)
... Hey guys! I am 42 with spastic L hemiplegia. I get BOTOX shots to relieve spasticity, and I take ti****dine (zanaflex), which works rather well for me. I was offered baclofen but they (docs) decided that the sedative effects would be more of a negative effect than the good the drug would do for the spasticity. I wasn't sure that the zanaflex was actually doing anything... (16 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jun 19, 2006
... iropractor has done amazing things too. Because of her I have dropped the brace and the cane I was wearing for instability and a foot drop. I have also had my botox shots reduced because of improvements that my chiropractor has given me. Migraine headaches are a thing of the past and I am reducing meds too. ... (627 replies)
... Hi Lastramy, What can I say, it sounds like we're exactly the same! First off, I was so sorry to hear about the relationship with you mother. I guess I never had it THAT bad but she expresses herself in similar ways, I don't know if that was clear. I guess they have their own complexes. My mother has very low self-esteem, moreso b/c she was brought up in a poor environment... (22 replies)
... I have mild L spastic hemiplegia and I am 40 years old. ... (22 replies)
... Jimslade, We sound almost the same except I have hemiplegia. Some days I look like absolutely nothing is wrong, and others I am hunched over, stiff as a board, and dragging my leg like a piece of dead wood. I get epidural injections in my low back, botox, and I have lordosis as well. My latest and greatest feature is to have myspine starting to curve and now my ribs are... (42 replies)
... Did you get your botox questions answered? ... (9 replies)

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