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... He also gets botox injections every 3 months. It is helping him, but he has alot of high muscle tone in his legs, and spasticity. We will try to go 4 months now without the botox, and the neurologist will this time put some botox in his adductors. ... (1 replies)
... Hi! I wonder if there are any adults with spastic diplegia who had PERCs (Selective Percutaneous Myofascial Lengthening) surgery with either Dr. Nuzo or Dr. Yngve or other surgeon. Thanks for any input. Kat (0 replies)
... do you have any web sites to share that speak about Spastic Diplegia in adults? ... (10 replies)

... I am 34 years old and I was born 2 months premature and as a result have spastic diplegia CP, however I only received this diagnosis 3 months ago. ... (1 replies)
... hello everyone I have spastic diplegia born at 28 weeks I am now 48yrs I have just been referred back to my specialist after 17 yrs He wants to operate to lengthen my tendons on both legs (I was seven the last time this was done) I work full time just need to know more about operation and recovery time and what to expect Thanks (4 replies)
... I am quite capable of doing a lot of things despite my condition. The only reason I was even diagnosed was because I am in the US Navy, being able to maneuver myself around a rolling ship at sea can be quite hazardous to myself. ... (0 replies)
Living with CP
Aug 7, 2008
... WOW. When I first read your message, I got alittle bit depressed. My son has spastic diplegia. I work so hard with him. We do stretches every night. He wears knee immoblizers at night, so he gets a good stretch with his hamstrings. He just got some night boots, and he wore them for 30 minutes tonight, but he will eventually wear them every night too. We do side stepping... (11 replies)
... I know you posted this question a looooooooong time ago, but i just joined. Anyway, i know Dr Park in St Louis does adult SDR. He prefers to do it on adults with mild diplegia, who ambulate independently, had no extensive ortho surgeries and have underlying strength. ... (7 replies)
Living with CP
Aug 7, 2008
... pinched nerve cervical spine.. I have mild spastic diplegia.. I live in constant pain.. ... (11 replies)
... I finished my master's a year ago, with that elusive 4.0, and am working my rear off at a job now. I am 26, with spastic diplegia. I've walked independently in the home, outside with crutches, and use a wheelchair for longer distance, nearly all my life. I use a chair more and more these days, it seems. ... (4 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)
Living with CP
Aug 8, 2008
... That's just the way life is though. In my opinion doctors need to be more upfront with patients about the fact that things get worse. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, thanks for answering. May I ask what you did not like about botox? My reasons for not wanting that pump that doctors seem to LOVE is that I don't want this big thing sticking out of my stomach (I am skinny so even more so) that needs maintenance forever and ever amen. Also, what I want so badly is to look better, less of a freak (yes I am hard on myself)--not having... (9 replies)
... Since that time, I've noticed my calf to be tightening more and more, extending behind the knee and into the hamstring. This is on the operative leg. In fact, I had my FDL lengthened in Nov 2000 as part of surgery 2 and had it relengthened in Feb 2003 since it retracted 5 cm. I had botox between and was active... ... (9 replies)
... I am 25 with spastic diplegia. I am a patient again for the first time in 10 years due to worsening of my CP with age. I refuse term myself as mild, moderate etc. ... (42 replies)
... I am 31 years old and have spastic diplegia, both legs are tight and spastic. I have also had tightness and pain in the abdominals and in the mid to lower back on both sides. ... (10 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... y knows what to make of certain things. I'm told that I am doing all the right things with exercise and that it is hard to tell what to expect. I saw a hip ortho in the fall and had an arthrogram MRI done because my hips were very painful and not responding to anything. ... (627 replies)
... Hi everyone! I am a 26 yo female with mild Spastic Diplegia CP in the lower extremities. I am able to touch my heels to the floor because of years of stretching... ... (24 replies)
... Just letting you know I am here also. I have spastic diplegia and I feel like I've been through it all, as far as not having a place to fit in the world. I know what it's like to grow up not being one of the "normal" kids but still feeling all the emotions anybody would. ... (4 replies)
... I found this HealthBoard while doing a search on Cerebral Palsy. I am married with 2 children and was diagnosed at 4 years of age with Spastic Diplegia CP. My kids are now grown so it's now just hubby and me. ... (2 replies)




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