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... is normal, because you basically compensate for what you cannot do through your legs. It means youīre actually overusing the trunk muscles. I was told once that I am using my NECK muscles to compensate when I walk and thatīs why I have problems with my neck. Thatīs what I was told by my doctor and I quite believe it. Alinka (60 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 9, 2003
... nd prevent any undoing of the stretches you seem to be doing so diligently. I am noticing that my calf and toes are back to their antics from before the surgery in Feb. despite the efforts to lengthen them. ... (627 replies)
... I am an adult with cerebral palsy. A few months ago I questioned my orthopedist about a way to relieve chronic spasticity in my neck. He thought I may be a canidate for Botox injections, so he made a referral to another doctor. However, I did not pursue this. ... (2 replies)

... or lack of control in the trunk muscles. However, you can work on getting this better. ... (8 replies)
... subluxation, but I then asked for a second opinion and this second doctor told me it could be dangerous for my walking, which horrified me and nobody has seen me in the orthopaedic department since then. ... (60 replies)
... er, yet I can't support my head, nor can I lift my arms or move at all. The doctor said that the toxin spread to more muscles and to basically wait it out. I'm in excruciating pain, and I can't even dress myself, dry my hair, sleep, anything. ... (3 replies)
New Here
Nov 20, 2007
... anted to introduce myself, I just found this forum. Name's Tim, I'm 24, and I have very mild CP on my left side, spastic I believe. I'm graduating from college in a few weeks for computers. I'm currently working as well. ... (8 replies)
... d me, and I didn't know that it was not the way that you should describe it. Well, my situation is that I take Tegretol XR for seizures, Zanaflex twice a day for spasticity and prevention of cluster headaches, and also take Klonopin for tremors. ... (11 replies)
... s. Everything looked fine except my central canal in my neck was enlarged. ... (10 replies)
... than Baclofen to control her spasticity. I took care of her for 21 years at home, without help. Eventually, she moved to an assisted living facility and is now in a group home, as independent as possible. PLEASE don't be afraid to seek outside help for her. Good luck, God Bless. I'm here if you need me. ... (1 replies)
... I had many surgeries to relieve the spastic muscles I had trouble with. My doctors were very expensive and the surgeries were expermental in the 50's and 60's. I am 54, and I have no trouble with muscle spasms now that I take potassium supliments. ... (60 replies)

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