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... In reply to your post about casting for little ones, most of the people who work in the casting area will know how to deal with kids. ... (11 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 6, 2004
... Serial Casting a "new torture" for the Millennium... ... (15 replies)
... years old. He was casted for 2 weeks and got to pick his color of casts. He picked neon orange, which is his favorite color, and he just loved them. ... (2 replies)

Serial casting
Dec 1, 2003
... My son has mild CP which affects his arm and leg on one side only. He has worn a brace on his leg, but as he grows it is less effective. He has received botox injections in the past, but these too don't seem adequate to let the PT get enough stretching of his muscles and tendons. ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 7, 2004
... ou truly misunderstand the procedure. No bacteria are injected into the body. I've seen wonderful benefits from this procedure for my child. It is not torture and your calling it that is truly unfair. ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Dec 2, 2003
... whether you found it significantly beneficial and how difficult or easy you found the experience to be. My boy's nine and is feeling some anxiety over this. ... (15 replies)
... I just read your update on Noah, and I am so glad to hear he is doing well following his surgery! Please keep us updated on his progress! ... (2 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 4, 2004
... Tendon lengthening has been around for a long time. I had 6 of them between the ages of 5 to 11. I am 53 years old. I walk using 2 canes and I am married. I'm a retired Computer Tech. I think you made a good decision. The stretching is good, but it will only do so much. ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Dec 7, 2003
... I think lengthening the tendon helps because it enables the patient to gain better mobility and range of motion with the limb despite the neurological issues involved. ... (15 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 20, 2003
... does anyone have experience with botox injections and casting? ... (25 replies)
... My son as seen several doctors and I have never heard of casting. I myself brought up the botox, and found out that our hospital was doing it. ... (10 replies)
... My son had is first casting without botox at about 16 months. ... (10 replies)
... had a casting on his 2 feet. And they were taken out on January 12. On that date the doctor told me that initially he was planning a serial casting but, after 5 weeks it seemed that it was not necessary for my son. ... (11 replies)
... so far with our son. Good results although the last one was 2 weeks ago and we are still waiting to see the effects. ... (3 replies)
... they've been very helpful. Yes, I'm sure the braces are helping. And it's important to keep up with physical therapy exercises, both at home and with the therapist. As the child grows, the whole system changes. I mean even children without cp wake up one day taller and heavier. ... (5 replies)
... My son who is now 3 may be wearing serial casting in about 6 weeks or so. He will be getting botox in both of his legs, and then about a week later he will have leg casts that go from his groin to his feet. I understand that this is done to help stretch and lengthen those muscles ie. ... (3 replies)
... Mine has CP digplegia, and gets botox about 4 times a year. He doesn't get the serial casting because he has great range, and he is now ambulatory.... ... (4 replies)
... casting is done by putting casts(serial) on legs(for the foot, ankle, help with hamstrings, calves), arms(for the forearm, hand, etc...), wherever it is needed to help stretch that part of the body(the muscles, tendons, etc....). Sometimes botox is applied before and then casts are put on (to help stretch those muscles because botox numbs, relaxes, paralyzes those... (10 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 27, 2003
... onths. I had my achilles tendon lengthened when I was 17. That helped quite a bit then, but now I have other problems to deal with. I could be wrong, but the serial casting I think is done mostly with children during their growing years and NO you do not have to have casting to get the botox shots. ... (25 replies)
... Hi I just found this website and hope to gain some insight. ... (4 replies)

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