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... have CP. I have had my achilles tendons lengthened three times, but am in severe pain now. My hamstrings are really tight, and the doc thinks the pain is related to hamstring tightness, and wants to do surgery to do my hamstrings, but I cannot get my HMO to approve it. I am really frustrated. ... (11 replies)
... I am following this thread with interest. My son is 7 years old and at times can walk unassisted but always with someone in toe to catch him if he falls. ... (4 replies)
... i am new to this forum and havent a clue what i am doing so hope i am doing this right. ... (4 replies)

... I feel it was mainly due to the hamstring lengthening. ... (9 replies)
... no, only because the dr. couldn't get my legs completely straight. He said the tendons behind my knees are too tight and if he released them he would have to cut an inch off my one femur, because my legs aren't the same length... ... (11 replies)
... I went to the doctor on Monday about my left knee problem. I have pain in my hamstring muscles as well as pain around my kneecap. The doctor told me that Botox injections or surgery were my two best options. ... (0 replies)
... my mom and I are still wondering why to this day. ... (34 replies)
... y when the casts come off. I'm looking forward to seeing what response you do have when you get the casts off because I'd like so see if my spasms were from the surgery done to the bones or just being in casts for so long. I hope others can give imput on this who have had hamstring lengthening done. ... (31 replies)
... Well, the original plan was just for an overnight stay, but I didn't do well in recovery, slept through the release time twice and then by the last day my doctor thought I had already gone home so he didn't sign the papers in time. ... (18 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)
... n my hamstrings and adductors about 7 years ago...the thing about the Botox is, it is not permanent, it only lasts about 3 months. My doc actually did it simply to see if the lengthenings would be successful, by seeing if the muscles were stretchable. ... (11 replies)
... My now 22 year old son had the SDR surgery at age 5 in Louisville, KY by Dr. ... (12 replies)
... Hi - Not to side step your question, but if you do an online search for "selective dorsal rhizotomy" you'll find a wealth of information that will answer your question about the SDR procedure completely. You'll see that some of the first few matches are from St Louis Children's hospital and that's where Dr. Park works. An online search for "hamstring release" will also... (12 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)
... AFOs are like the back part of a lower leg and foot cast, extending from tips of the toes to below the knees. They cup the back and sides of feet and lower legs and you wear long socks to protect your skin. ... (2 replies)
... Hi there, I'm sorry I can't give you any info on the operation at all, but I've heard more good than bad about it. I just want to wish you luck in your decision making and the operation should you decide to go ahead with it. ... (2 replies)
... Did any of you have like these "contractions" in one of your ankles post surgery. I started having it in my right leg. Not sure if its normal or not. Due to see the surgeon on tuesday and will ask him. Thought I would ask in here though. ... (31 replies)
... for the hamstrings. They wanted me to walk around as much as possible with the hamstrings, so as not to loose too much muscle. However, I couldn't bend my knees, so it was impossible to go up stairs, and my dad had to carry me. ... (31 replies)
... Anyone else want to share their experience. I haven't been told about any spasms. The doctor just warned that I may need crutches depending on the level of weakness. ... (31 replies)
... It takes a while to regain the muscle loss and for about a month I was pretty weak in my ankles but it was better when wearing my AFOs. ... (31 replies)

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