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... spastic diplegia CP that was just dx'd four years ago. Though both legs are somewhat affected, my R was and is far worse than my left. ... (21 replies)
... is helpful for spasticity in kids with CP. The story is that the discovery was accidental as a patient with CP was actually looking to get treated for ADHD. Really fascinating stuff. Perhaps spasticity has more to do with brain chemistry than we originally thought? ... (1 replies)
... dropped foot issues. I have CP on the left side only. ... (19 replies)

... CP is caused by brain damage before or around the time of birth. Spasticity is a result of the brain being unable to stop messages from getting to the muscles... ... (13 replies)
CP and anxiety
Oct 28, 2007
... s unlikely that your cp and nervousness are directly related, cp is a significant risk factor for both depression and anxiety. Also, spasticity and other neuromuscular abnormalities associated cp can sometimes make the symptoms of anxiety more pronounced and overwhelming. ... (3 replies)
... Since I've always understood cp to be a "static" condition these increased symptoms are a bit disconcerning. I wonder if this distinction is a bit too nuanced for a majority of physicians. ... (42 replies)
Cp And Seizures
Jan 8, 2004
... A discussion on Neurontion's pain treatments, Neurontion is very useful in treating pain which origionates from direct nerve irritation so I presume that this is at least part of the problem. The dose of neurontin is quite low however and i would not give up on the drug until a daily dose of 2000 to 3000 mg has been attempted. If muscle cramps / spasms are the major... (4 replies)
... i've been married for 1 year to a man who has cp. i am trying to learn as much as i can about cp. i'm hoping somone on here can help. my husband has spasticity (sp?) in his right arm. 20 years ago he had surgery on his arm to release (?) the tendons so that his hand would be more relaxed. it is still drawn, but he can use it a bit. he is experiencing a lot of pain in... (13 replies)
... Hi Noot, I encourage you to get to know this man. Sure there are issues you will need to address, but if you two "spark" and you give him a chance, we are an intelligent bunch of fellows, and sexy too. I am 53 and I have been married 3 times, all to able bodied women. The first marriage was at 20, second at 26, and the current with my beautiful wife Ella. We have been... (51 replies)
... ationship going but i would like to try and see. Another issue is spasticity. I can tell sex and itimacy is a issue for him. I don't see that much information on spasticity and sex. ... (51 replies)
... m dealing with, i noticed alot of my current symptoms are very much like what you all deal with in regard to the CP.I am currently dealing with some unbelievable spasticity in both of my legs. ... (19 replies)
... to correct the inward rotation of my leg... my long term goal is to relieve the pain caused in my foot. I have read about individuals with CP having this surgery but I can not find any documentation about the long term results of surgery. ... (4 replies)
... uscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes stiffness or tightness of the muscles and may interfere with movement, speech, and manner of walking. Spasticity is usually caused by damage to the portion of the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement. ... (14 replies)
... Could you recommend some books/other scientific publications about CP & other spasticity-causing conditions? (42 replies)
... I am 25 with spastic diplegia. I am a patient again for the first time in 10 years due to worsening of my CP with age. I refuse term myself as mild, moderate etc. ... (42 replies)
... infantile stroke. But, here's the good news! You were diagnosed very late in life for a CP patient. I may be making an assumption here, but I bet your functional abilities are very strong compared to many of us with CP. ... (24 replies)
... The MDs agree that putting it back in place would be unsuccessful because of his extreme extensor spasticity that would pull out any stitches. Also Davy refuses to let them operate on his shoulder. To him is is merely another minor disruption in his life. ... (14 replies)
... I've read that spasticity may inhibit muscle and bone growth. Most people with CP I know are shorter than AB people, although most of them are within "normal" height. ... (19 replies)
... As for the hippotherapy, I started to look into it but it was too involved and I had other pressing matters. I am trying to find a happy medium between CP mgt and the other matters of managing life. It has not been easy at all. ... (31 replies)
... to get my right side as relaxed as my left, but usually I don't notice the spasticity very much. Maybe I've adapted to it or something. ... (21 replies)

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