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... I have read that this surgery produces better results in hemiplegia than in other types of spastic CP. ... (17 replies)
... I have L spastic hemiplegia and had the achilles tendon lengthening when I was 18. I am 39 now and it is still holding. ... (17 replies)
... I'm 35 year old with cp.I walk with a alterEd gait,and have spastic in my legs.I am thinking of having aN adductor release,hamstring lenghtening,Achilles tendon release.Does anyone have information about this procedures? ... (11 replies)

... and he was significantly spastic in his legs. In Nov. 2000 he had adductor release, hamstring lengthening, and achilles tendon release on both legs. He was in full leg casts for 7 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I had Achilles lenghtening, too... ... (34 replies)
... I have spastic diplegia and I have had bilateral Achilles tendon lengthening when I was 5. When I was 11 we asked the surgeon who did this surgery if hamstring lengthening could not help to improve my crouch gait. ... (34 replies)
... plus a supertight Achilles and spasming cramp. Wonder if this is typical following this surgery or what else might be going on. ... (0 replies)
... I just found this site. I have had spastic diplegia since birth. ... (26 replies)
... l Palsy on my lefthand side mostly. It's mild, I think, but I don't walk the way I should. I had to get an operation around the age of three years to lengthen my Achilles Tendon. They said I would need another operation of the same nature when I turned twelve. I'm thirteen and I still haven't gotten the operation. ... (4 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 13, 2003
... Glad you found the quote about the hip muscle thing of some use. It offered a different perspective on the leg length thing in that it may not always be just an achilles tendon problem, as I was originally led to believe. Don't quite know what is going on in my case. ... (627 replies)
... Along with many others on this board, I also have spastic diplegia. ... (4 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 22, 2003
... Sounds like you've had your battles with foot stuff early on. Interesting that your problems started more in earnest after the ankle and Achilles work. How many lengthenings have you had done? ... (627 replies)
... i there! I'm new to the message board so I thought I would first start off by telling a little bit about me. I'm a 25yo female and was born with a mild case of spastic diplegia. To all the people I know, they can't see anything wrong with me, but some still ask why I'm limping or giggle when I'm walking on my toes. ... (2 replies)
... Hey. I've had foot surgeries too. To remind you, I'm 20, and I have what doctors call "mild" spastic CP which affects my left side. ... (42 replies)


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