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... and he was significantly spastic in his legs. In Nov. 2000 he had adductor release, hamstring lengthening, and achilles tendon release on both legs. He was in full leg casts for 7 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 35 year old with cp.I walk with a alterEd gait,and have spastic in my legs.I am thinking of having aN adductor release,hamstring lenghtening,Achilles tendon release.Does anyone have information about this procedures? ... (11 replies)
... 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)
... Personally, I am against either one in a 5 year old. My daughter is now 24. We did a tendon release in the back of her knees and groin area when she was 10, botox in her wrist when she was 15 or 16. ... (6 replies)
Tendon release
Feb 9, 2008
... Which tendon? The last releases I've had were bilateral hamstrings at age 13 and a few for a hammer toe repair at 14. (5 replies)
Tendon release
Oct 16, 2007
... Not at all. I had tendon releases/transfers on my arm and hand when I was 13. On what extremity will this procedure be perfoormed? (5 replies)
... a tendon release on my feet. ... (17 replies)
... the gastrocnemius tendon release point. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I am a 40 year 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. Now years later my health issues are getting much worse. I am... (3 replies)
... and some moms and dads of kids with CP. I have had only one tendon release, bilteral hamstrings, back in 1987. ... (7 replies)
... I regret some, know I had to have some, and don't care about others. Let's see... Strabismus surgeries- Well, I like being able to see properly (at least with glasses or contacts!), so good move there. Oral/Jaw surgeries- Neutral, but glad my face is straight! Tendon transfer/achilles lengthening/etc- Necessary. I can't move my foot now, but I'm not sure if I could... (10 replies)
... And yes you can get contractures at any time and even after tendon release you can get them again. I wear a brace on my left leg and I had the contractures taken care of with the tendon lengthening when I was 18. ... (60 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)
... 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)
What to ask
Mar 4, 2008
... like. He did have tendon release done, but not sure if it was a help or not. I did not know him before the procedure. ... (1 replies)
Tendon release
Mar 3, 2008
... i had both heel chords stretched when I was 26 - 28 yo. (5 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)


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