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Hand botox
Jun 16, 2004
... As far as I know botox can be administered in just about any muscle group. ... (2 replies)
Hand botox
Jun 15, 2004
... I research a lot of information about botox for CP, but usually it is on bigger muscles such as the calf or hamstring. My PT is advising botox for my son's thumbs. He is 23 months old. His thumbs are tucked into his palm. He can bring them out but not all the way and usually he doesn't. ... (2 replies)
Hand botox
Jun 16, 2004
... My son had botox therapy for his forearm and hand. It worked very well. The trick, of course, is to have intensive therapy sessions for several weeks following the injections. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... 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. I had botox injections in my left wrist a few years ago. ... (6 replies)
... gotten result for botox in the jaw? ... (3 replies)
Botox injections
Nov 19, 2003
... My son is 16 months old and has CP. The only place botox has been metioned to us is in his thumbs. I have read a lot of people having botox for their legs and feet, has anyone ever had injections anywhere else, like you thumbs. I am so undecided about this. My own fear of needles doesn't help. ... (25 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)
... My son had botox for spasticity in his arm followed by intensive occupational therapy. ... (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)
Botox injections
Jan 9, 2004
... Hi vicent, stories like yours and others here, about when you discovered CP, just amaze me. One one hand, you're so lucky not to have noticed much wrong until your 30's, and on the other hand, I feel for you because you have now lost muscle function, and will spend the rest of your lives dealing with CP. I never knew any different. I was born with CP, and I had many... (25 replies)
... Hi and welcome! I'm 21 with CP. I'm sure parents can give you more advice than I, but I had the SDR when I was younger. In my opinion this sort of treats the cause, whereas baclofen pump treats the symptoms. The baclofen pump has to be replaced which means multiple, sometimes risky surgeries, but on the other hand I had to have multiple lengthening procedures even with... (17 replies)
... before, and, to be honest, I hated it. It was only for a week when I had a bad hand spasm, but it pretty much put me in a coma. I can barely remember anything from that week, lol! ... (14 replies)
... without any assistance. My son has been receiving botox since he was about 2 years 5 months old, and has had 3 sessions with that. He is doing well with it. ... (10 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jan 25, 2004
... I use a brace now to take care of the dropping foot and to keep some type of regularity in my gait when the botox wears down. The botox was given to relieve some of the spasticity issues and hopefully return a more normal gait. ... (627 replies)
... quad cp and has not long ago had her first botox treatment, luckily here in Australia they tend to either do the botox under a general, or a sedative. My girl was done with a general and had no ill effects afterwards. ... (4 replies)
Any Advice, Hope?
Apr 12, 2007
... I, on the other hand have convinced myself I understood his CP. I've recently realised that I am badly mistaken and am now starting to regret not looking into this further. ... (5 replies)

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