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... Dr. Parks selective dorsal rhizotomy can be done at age 16 (1 replies)
... Hi, Im 28 years old with spastic diplegic CP. Id love to hear from any adults with spastic diplegia who underwent selective dorsal rhizotomy - positive or negative experiences with this surgery. I would appreciate a lot your answer!!! Katarina (4 replies)
... Is the less invasive procedure still considered a Dorsal Rhizotomy? ... (8 replies)

... years old and had the Dorsal Rhizotomy when he was 3. ... (46 replies)
... Yes it is still a Dorsal Rhizotomy, and I wish I knew more about the procedure. We live in Texas and are looking for a doctor to do the procedure. ... (8 replies)
... ust and she is functioning much better and inproving week by week. My advice to anyone is to call St. Louis Childrens Hospital and ask for some info on Seletive Dorsal Rhizotomy surgery. ... (5 replies)
Aug 3, 2005
... My son had an appointment with his neuro today. The neuro has refered us to a neurosurgeon in St Louis for evaluation for the selective dorsal rhizotomy. I am looking for patients or parents that have gone through this procedure. It is a very intimidating surgery and recovery!!!! ... (1 replies)
... now 21 years old. His diagnosis in Spastic Diplegia, with his left leg being most affected. He could not walk alone and used a Kaye Posture Walker until he had Selective Dorsal rhizotomy surgery at age 5 by Dr. Nazar in Louisville, KY. ... (16 replies)
... op abilities. Since he could already walk using a Kaye walker, we could expect he'd probably be able to eventually walk alone following the selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery. ... (23 replies)
... she's lucky. At the age of 5 I had to an abductor release, because my legs were crossing over and joints were coming out of their ball and sock it. At 11 I had a selective dorsal rhizotomy. To loosen up my muscles and stop shakes. Depending how bad she is you might want to look into it. ... (2 replies)
... That is great that you'll make a film about it. A lot of people should know more about all of this stuff. (4 replies)
... tten and actually I am part of a team making a film about that and about treatments available for adults with especially Spastic CP around the world! My boss had Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy few years ago when he was 27 and he is now spasticity and pain free! ... (4 replies)
... Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy has been around for years, and works on adults as well as in children, not many people know that. ... (2 replies)
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Dec 13, 2010
... nd in april this year she had an aductor release. the botox though has stopped working now and the docs at Royal children Hospital here in Oz are talking about a Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. As of last friday we have been short listed for the procedure and heading to RCH on the 14th to discuss options. ... (4 replies)
... At the moment the whole medical negligence thing is on the backburner. We are taking Kayley to St Louis in October for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy and we are concentrating on making her stronger and fighting the effects of the Diplegia as best we can. ... (10 replies)
... Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy" that you can find with a lot of info and support from other mums and dads. ... (14 replies)
... You couldn't pay me a million bucks to have that evil surgery! :D (1 replies)
... HI KarimsMUM! I am new also and was reading your reply to mama and Becky. Not to seem nosey but have you heard about Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery? My little girl had it in December of 2006, we went to the best and got the best results. She was also on her tip toes and her feet were hyperextended but not anymore! Let me know if you want more information! (15 replies)
... My 6 yr. old little girl has CP. She had SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) surgery in December of 2006 which worked great for her lower body. Her arms and hands are so tight and I just wonder if there is a surgery to release the spasticity in them? She has PT, OT and Speech 4 days a week not including home therapy, she has also been on Baclofen up until the SDR surgery. We have... (1 replies)
... Not to side step your question, but if you do an online search for "selective dorsal rhizotomy" you'll find a wealth of information that will answer your question about the SDR procedure completely. ... (12 replies)

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