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Serial casting
Jan 7, 2004
... and their growth has been "stunted" by having CP and damage to their growth plates. ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 6, 2004
... Serial Casting a "new torture" for the Millennium... ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Dec 2, 2003
... The orthopedic surgeon recommended tendon lengthening through surgery, though not immediately. He'll probably undergo the surgery about 4 - 6 months from now. I'd appreciate hearing about your experiences with the surgery -- 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... (15 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. ... (15 replies)
... What type of CP does your child have? ... (4 replies)
... After two years of PT, this week was the first time that anyone has ever mentioned the possibility of mild CP to me. ... (4 replies)
Possible CP?
Aug 22, 2003
... may possibly have mild CP of some sort. ... (5 replies)
... My boy is nine with mild CP on the left side. ... (5 replies)
... My son had the surgery almost a year ago. The surgery went well; extremely painful. Long story short my son has not been the same health wise. One, he has been taking too much Baclofen and I am weening him down now from 50mg to 20mg. Causing health problems. Also, the FDA has come out with new warning for Botox in children with special needs this past summer of 09'. My... (4 replies)
... :dizzy: weve just been told our son has cp, im a wreck and dont know what the future will bring..........:confused: (4 replies)
... times now and they seem to help but for only a couple weeks,we have done botox and serial casting with no help at all, so i am not sure what the next step will be for him. ... (4 replies)
... It sounds quite similar to CP to me. ... (4 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 4, 2004
... d Computer Tech. I think you made a good decision. The stretching is good, but it will only do so much. And one other thing you should be aware of is that "mild" CP is still CP and it can be a real bear. There's really nothing mild about having it. ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Dec 5, 2003
... also has mild CP that effects the right side of his body. ... (15 replies)
Child with mild cp
Jul 13, 2006
... My son has mild spastic diplegia. He is 4 1/2. He has had botox in his gastrox, we did a round of serial casting (which I was really happy with), and he wears AFO's and night splints. His rehab dr. now wants to do more botox in his adductors and then he was talking about doing some manipulations of his ankle on his left foot. this would all be done under sedation. The... (0 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 6, 2004
... Amgfos, I endured so many "experimental" surgeries and so much physical thearpy between the ages of 5 and 17 that I could just scream, even now! While it is important to stretch and exercise the joints and muscles, it's especially important to do this while your bones and muscles are still growing. After they stop, I'm sorry to say, that's about it for mobility and posture... (15 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. ... (3 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 26, 2003
... I'm 35 year old,and I have mild cp.my cp is mild it only effects my legs.I am thinking of having my achilles tendon streched.lastramy how often do you get bottox injections? ... (25 replies)
... I have mild Spastic CP that affects both of my legs, and my right arm. ... (6 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. The doctor's in atlanta wanted to put a baclofen pump in him but we didn't want that so we took him to augusta and they talked with us about the SDR and because TJ has so much upper body stregnth we thought... (4 replies)




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