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... I just joined this board. I have a 3 year old son with spastic diplegia who doesn't walk yet. I am researching SDR surgery. I see that Dr. Park is highly recommended but it's a little far. I live in Baltimore. ... (2 replies)
... My now 22 year old son had the SDR surgery at age 5 in Louisville, KY by Dr. ... (12 replies)
... My son had the SDR procedure done in 1989 in Louisville, KY by Dr. Gregory Nazar. At that time, Dr. Park was doing SDR surgeries in Charlottesville at UVA. I think I heard that Dr. Park has since gone to St. ... (1 replies)

Hip Surgery
Jan 13, 2008
... TJ was diagnosed when he was 8 months old. His muscles were so tight that you couldnt pry them open. The SDR was the only way to relax his muscles enugh so he could walk. ... (4 replies)
... ss often, which has been wonderful for him! Everyone always had said he crouched because his hamstrings were tight, but he really has pretty good range after his surgery two years ago. ... (0 replies)
... My daughter had SDR with Dr Park and I think it is the best thing that happened to her. She is much more comfortable and can do much more now. ... (2 replies)
... Our son Noah has spastic diplegia, and he sometimes used a walker, too, before he had his SDR surgery. Everything you said about your child with the scissors, going slow, falling a lot, walking long distances was true about Noah, too. ... (10 replies)
SDR Parents
May 28, 2007
... I have not had SDR surgery but I have had theraputic horseback riding and it does help to strengthen the trunk. ... (7 replies)
Hip Surgery
Jan 13, 2008
... i don't think my son needs the SDR surgery. Not too places do that type of surgery anymore. He has low muscle tone in the trunk and high along with spasticity in the legs. He has come a long way and I know there will be alot in the future. ... (4 replies)
... My daughter has spastic triplegia, so both legs are obviously involved. We did not do any surgery on her until she was about 12, then did a couple of small tendon releases in the back of her knees and in the groin area. ... (2 replies)
... If you ever consider SDR surgery (spinal dorsal rhizotomy), Dr. Parks in St. Louis is the best guy to perform this surgery. I've heard this from several different sources. Best of luck! nwmom (12 replies)
... Could someone please explain the SDR surgery to me and what is the difference in doing this and the hamstring lengthening. ... (12 replies)
... surgery that he was not sure if the SDR would help her right foot. She's rotated quite a bit on the right leg and I think having it fixed could save her from some premature joint issues. ... (25 replies)
... Have you ever considered SDR for your daughter? ... (13 replies)
... had the SDR on March 24. We started PT the week after we were home. ... (25 replies)
... o daughter, and I recommend learning as much as possible before making your desicion. After all once those nerves are cut you can't take it back. Although the surgery may be beneficial in some ways, for children who are not ideal candidates, like my daughter, this surgery may not be the answer. ... (8 replies)
... What is SDR? (14 replies)
... If I may ask, what type of CP does your child have? My son has CP diplegia. He is 3 years old(a twin), and he is going to preschool 3 times a week. He also has a walker, but the school and I have decided that we do not want him to use the walker. He really wants to use it all the time, but I have taken it away from him, forcing him to go without it. His walking has... (10 replies)
... t ware the SDR option until a couple of month ago when we visited Dr. Alexandre in UNC. Plus Dr. ... (10 replies)
... We opted to go the SDR route, since it seemed more permanent than Botox. I'd be glad to answer any questions you have about it. It is a big decision! ... (2 replies)

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