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... and, now, tendon release surgery can be a lot less invasive, thus speeding up healing and recovery time. ... (3 replies)
... old female with CP. I do not know what type of CP because my parents quit taking me to doctors when I was 5 years old. At that time my doctors wanted me to have surgery to lengthen my achilles tendon. Out of fear and ignorance my parents stopped taking me to my doctors and threw my braces out. ... (3 replies)
... his ankles were really skinny due to muscle wastage but it didnt take long for them to build up again, this was when my son was four but the bad news is that he is going to have the same operation again, he is 12. ... (4 replies)

... I had it done at 13 and could skateboard and bike a little before the surgery. I'm 23 now and was never able to after. I would have liked a few more years. The surgery just made me so weak, so I'm not sure if it was worth it. ... (10 replies)
... I thought surgery would make it easier to use my walker. I had four procedures done on both legs at the same time. ... (17 replies)
... h ultra high tone. Probably doesnt help that he will not by choice use a walker, so most of the time he crawls on the ground, and walks holding one of our hands for support but means that we always have to be at hand to get him to walk which with normal life is not always possible!!! ... (4 replies)
... saw a specialist regarding my muscle tightness. I told him my current baclofen dosage wasn't working so he prescribe a higher dosage. He told me that I needed surgery after carefully examining me. He did certain tests to see if my brain was affected by my having CP, which it is not. ... (3 replies)
... but I wasn't allowed to do anything as far as rehab for 6 months. Then I went through another 4 months of physical therapy before I was walking on my own. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not sure how much help I can be as I had this surgery, tib transfer, release and recession all at the same time, but I can tell you there is no need for a full leg cast. ... (8 replies)
... Well, I was in casts from my ankles to my thighs for four weeks... ... (11 replies)
... I'm sure I could give more detailed info about my surgery experience if anyone is interested... ... (11 replies)
... I'd be interested in knowing more about your most recent surgery. I am scheduled for hamstring lengthening this month but have never had it done before. ... (11 replies)
... I'll add that your son should be evaluated for the Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy shugery BEFORE he has any orthopedic surgery. ... (12 replies)
Battling fatigue
May 9, 2003
... Lastramy, for my toes, my great toe seems to want to pull down and "shrink" and does so automatically, esp when I am just standing. The calf goes off too. ... (627 replies)
... We are thinking about this for our daughter who is 12. Any thought? ... (4 replies)
... My son had this on both his femurs last year. The surgery is different for everyone depending on what is being done at the same time eg tendon release. ... (4 replies)
May 29, 2004
... would be out of the question. You could first try the pill version if you aren't son ended up trying botox. It worked well but didn't last long we opted for the tendon release surgery which worked great! now he is 9 and we are facing the decision between surgery or botox. ... (9 replies)
Hip surgery
Feb 3, 2001
... op... and keep some for after the casts come off!! Spasms, jerking, and cramping will begin after casts come off.. this is something the Dr.'s won't warn you about. ... (5 replies)
... I have noted with age that my entire left side is starting to atrophy. I am 41 with L hemiplegia. My calf muscles started deteriorating after my tendon release surgery. I am now just starting to notice the muscles in my back along my spine starting to atrophy in relation to the right side. ... (3 replies)
Battling fatigue
Jun 29, 2004
... I was told mine is due to my tendon release surgery. ... (627 replies)

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