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... and, now, tendon release surgery can be a lot less invasive, thus speeding up healing and recovery time. ... (3 replies)
... DEAR DEVNIC , i am new to this forum and havent a clue what i am doing so hope i am doing this right. your message really struck me because you werent confident in the surgeon that performd on your son and you were really worried about the scars, didnt you have any post op apointments and what did the surgeon think when he looked at the scars when the plaster came off,... (4 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)

Battling fatigue
May 9, 2003
... Has anyone who has had tendon release surgery been informed that their tendons are tethered? ... (627 replies)
... Devnic - god bless and heres hoping things improve. Please keep us updated - 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. Our surgeon keeps putting off this surgery saying "wait as long as possible" so we continue to have botox and stretching but my son's gait is... (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)
... efore I found a specialist willing to do the surgery. The fear was that I wouldn't walk again. Much had to do with my attitude. I decided there was no way the surgery would fail. ... (4 replies)
Tendon release
Feb 10, 2008
... As a matter of fact, I infer from the surgeon's comments that it may be more effective to have the surgery around this age than when the child is much younger. My son was barely 10 when he had the surgery and he's been doing great ever since. ... (5 replies)
... I feel it was mainly due to the hamstring lengthening. A few years later I had hammer toe repair/tendon release/lengthening on my right foot, but that didn't do much other than make one of my toes straight. I've never really had much movement in that foot. My doctor told my parents that I would be back to where I was or better after the surgery. I really don't have any... (9 replies)
May 29, 2004
... e 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)
... 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)
... 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...or something like that :) Even he said it wasn't worth it, and he's one of those "let's think of a new surgery to do everytime she has an... (11 replies)
... Right after the surgery was not as painful as I expected, my adductors were really sore when I first woke up but overall it wasn't that bad. ... (11 replies)
... Steffers2318, 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'm sure I could give more detailed info about my surgery experience if anyone is interested... ... (11 replies)
... 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)
Battling fatigue
Jun 29, 2004
... I was told mine is due to my tendon release surgery. ... (627 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)
... My now 22 year old son had the SDR surgery at age 5 in Louisville, KY by Dr. ... (12 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)

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