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... I can't believe that you have just now been diagnosed with CP. My son has CP Spastic Diplegia, and he gets Baclofen (10 mg. a day). 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... (1 replies)
... yr. old with mild spasticity in her legs, appeared very normal as an infant except had mild high tone in one hamstring. ... (6 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 3, 2003
... I have been avidly reading this thread for a number of weeks now and I just wanted to say what a fantastic resource it has been for a number of reasons. ... (627 replies)

Battling fatigue
May 2, 2003
... Like you, I have no friends with CP and don't say anything to anyone because really no one can understand. ... (627 replies)
... g that is certain, however, is that the brain of people with CP doesn't control one's muscles correctly, leading to overactivity and in your son's case, I think, spasticity or tightness. The muscle tightness is likely the reason he can't straighten his legs, and it probably pulled his feet into the abnormal shape. ... (23 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jan 4, 2004
... I can move my left foot and toes a little. I don't walk on my toes any longer. 2 canes or a wheelchair, one built to play basketball in, and my car is what use for mobility now. If I walk or stand even for a short time, my legs scream at me with fatigue, the rest of my body is fine... ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... cussions with me. My foot ortho has really been a great support and has helped connect me with the right specialists. My endocrinologist is the same. Problem is, no one really 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. ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jan 4, 2004
... The fact that I was able to get by throughout life without knowing I had CP is the big mystery here. It turns out I had some symptoms in the mildest form but no one ever gave me the diagnosis. I was not a preemie or anything that folks would typically expect as a birth event leading to CP. ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 21, 2003
... Good to hear from you again! I made it through the headache and all is fine now. What a good day for me. ... (627 replies)
... infantile stroke. But, here's the good news! You were diagnosed very late in life for a CP patient. I may be making an assumption here, but I bet your functional abilities are very strong compared to many of us with CP. ... (24 replies)

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