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Serial casting
Jan 6, 2004
... Serial Casting a "new torture" for the Millennium... ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 7, 2004
... knee and the child was placed upright in this "table" for hours at a time. THIS WAS TORTURE! Trust me! Being forced to sleep with locked braces was torture too. Serial Casting sounds like the same type of thing to me. Even though it may have lasting benefits... It's still a form of slow TORTURE! ... (15 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 7, 2004
... d my child to have much greater benefits from his therapy, enabled him to increase his level of physical activity, and given him new enthusiasm for his therapy. Serial casting has done the same for other children, although that is not the long term therapy we will be pursuing with my child. ... (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
... Tomorrow we'll meet with an orthopedic surgeon to discuss serial casting, or possibly surgery. ... (15 replies)
Serial Casting
Sep 2, 2009
... Kaitlyn's physiatrist believes that a few weeks of serial casting will be helpful for her. Since the SDR, the spasticity is all but gone. However, she still tends to walk on her toes. ... (1 replies)
... and at the same time start the serial casting process. I'm hoping you can answer a few questions about Noah's experience as we try to decide what we should do... ... (2 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 5, 2004
... It's very hard to expect a regular regimen of stretching of a nine year-old. I have to admit we occasionally get lax, but we do try to keep at it. We let him have a break over the holidays and now it's time to get back to the routine. Thank you all for your replies. They are encouraging and I'll share your encouragement with my son. (15 replies)
Serial casting
Jan 5, 2004
... opkins. Before the surgery I walked on the balls of both feet and afterward with a limp that is noticable. I certainly am glad that I had the surgery because the serial casting was not helpful. ... (15 replies)
... 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)
... We considered Botox for awhile, but my PT, who keeps up really well with research, said that they're finding that repetitive casting over time has the same effect as Botox and casting does. ... (2 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)
... What decided for you to put your son in casts? Was it a doctor that suggested it, or from other parents? 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. The doctor put in the consulation to see the neurologist, and walllllllllllllllllaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, he got his first series of... (10 replies)
... My son had is first casting without botox at about 16 months. ... (10 replies)
Serial Casting
Sep 3, 2009
... Maybe casting nowadays would help Noah get his heel down better. ... (1 replies)
... They use serial casting to lengthen spastic musculature. Sometimes this is a treatment done on its own or sometimes will be used in conjunction with botox injections. ... (10 replies)
Botox injections
Oct 20, 2003
... my son has received botox injections for the 3rd time in his calve muscles 1. injections calves + 7 weeks serial casting 2. injections calves 3. injections in ham string muscles 4. injections calves + 8 weeks serial casting after this latest round of serial casting he has pain in his feet and has significantly decreased tolerance of weight-bearing - it has been 2 weeks... (25 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)
... 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)
... So i don't know if any of you remember my last post about serial casting, i haven't been on here in a while. Well, after my last visit to my ortho Friday, it's almost official I will need serial casting. ... (3 replies)

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