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... I get 2 shots in my gastroc muscles in my left leg. One in the lateral muscle and one in the medial. They are just regular injections as if you were getting a flu shot except the needle is a bit bigger. I also get one shot in the soleus muscle. ... (9 replies)
... or some other way of making a significant improvement in my walking. ... (9 replies)
... I have had my share of surgeries and both my legs are affected, and my right arm coordination is poor. I can walk using 2 canes, and I'm at home in a wheelchair too. I am the wise CP grandfather in this Forum... I think. ... (9 replies)

... Thanks for answering. Do you know if a separate injection is needed in each area of the leg where there is tightness? ... (9 replies)
... ooking into botox injections. I have mild hemiplagia that has gotten tighter over the years and now I am getting botox to calf area and hamstrings. I am really tight behind the knee too. ... (9 replies)
... was numb and had no control over my legs at all. ... (9 replies)
... to have this button or bruise deep in my calf as a constant reminder. ... (9 replies)
... I have the calf and toes back at it again, but the botox injections are not an option!!!! Even to this day, I have a sort of "botox button" in my medial gastroc that is quite painful to touch. ... (9 replies)
... Since that time, I've noticed my calf to be tightening more and more, extending behind the knee and into the hamstring. This is on the operative leg. In fact, I had my FDL lengthened in Nov 2000 as part of surgery 2 and had it relengthened in Feb 2003 since it retracted 5 cm. I had botox between and was active... ... (9 replies)
... Hi: I am a mother to a 2 1/2 year old boy who has mild to moderate spastioc diplegia. He is scheduled for his first round of botox tomorrow. Needless to say, we are a bit nervous. Right now our son is receiving PT twice a week, OT once a week, and speech once a week. Is there anyone out there who can share with us what we should, or could do for our son? Right now... (9 replies)
... I have always been instructed by physiotherapists to do stretching exercises on my son's tight muscles, in his legs, and especially around the hips. ... (3 replies)
Battling fatigue
Apr 21, 2003
... Yep, the dampness definitely does not help matters. My legs and hips react pretty strongly. It is amazing how easily the body reacts to any change or trigger. ... (627 replies)
... Well, all I can tell you is my personal experience as the one with CP. I walk, have balance issues and a lot of tight muscles in my face, back legs and hands. I have a weak trunk but at this point I'm sure that is laziness on my part. ... (14 replies)
New Member
Nov 17, 2013
... my right arm will draw up sometimes. In middle and high school kids were very mean making fun of my limp etc. ... (2 replies)
... Well I am 40 now, but I was a little kid once upon a time and I DO remember getting my legs stretched as a 6 year old and crying because it hurt. As an adult it is still an uncomfortable thing to do, but it is also a very very important thing. ... (2 replies)
... I was still using a walker more than my wheelchair, and when I went into Jr. High I started using my chair at school full time, and sitting more probably made my legs tighter. ... (6 replies)
... look in the thread "how do I tell my son he has CP? ... (7 replies)
... You might also find out if there is anything you can do at home to help... like stretching your child's legs and so on. If you work with the therapist they could show you one new stretch each visit so you are not overwhelmed. ... (11 replies)
... I think you are right about arthritis. It is very possible for us to get it in our back, legs, and etc. Thank you so much for sharing your story. ... (26 replies)
... whiplash injury. I had very tight muscles, spasticity, etc. For some odd reason, the muscles are tighter, yet I can't support my head, nor can I lift my arms or move at all. ... (3 replies)


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