Posted by Someone who has CP
on November 21, 2000 at 19:47:18:
In Reply to: IS ANYONE CONSIDERING HYPERBARIC OXYGEN TREATMENT FOR CP ?? posted by Karen Imperati on September 20, 2000 at 17:52:18:
: I HAVE A 8 MONTH OLD DAUGHTER THAT HAS SPASTIC QUADRIPLEGIA AND I HAVE HEARD
: AND AM RESEARCHING ABOUT HYPERBARIC OXYGEN TREATMENT BEING BENEFICIAL FOR
: PEOPLE WITH CP, BUT NOT PROVEN. MY HUSBAND AND I SPLIT ON THE DECISION AND I DON'T
: KNOW HOW YOU CAN COMPROMISE ON SOMETHING THIS IMPORTANT. I UNDERSTAND HIS
: CONCERNS AND I AM SCARED TOO. I JUST DON'T KNOW WHERE TO GO FROM HERE. EVER
: SINCE WE FOUND OUT OUR DAUGHTER HAS CP, I FEEL LIKE AN EMOTIONAL RECK. I DON'T
: WANT A STONE UNTURNED, BUT SOMETIMES I DON'T KNOW IF I AM COMING OR GOING. OUR
: DAUGHTER IS RECEIVING PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY WHEN SHE ALLOWS IT.(
: BECAUSE MOST OF THE TIME SHE DOESNT WANT TO BE PUT DOWN-SHE CRIES.) IS THERE
: ANYBODY WHO FEELS THE SAME WAY AND HAS COME TO A DECISION ABOUT "HBOT"?
: THANK YOU, KAREN
OK, you,re child has CP, it's not the end of the world, short of a brain transplant, there's not a hell of a lot you can do about it.
Just remember that you child has to live with it, so should you.
Chech out www.jules79.fsnet.co.uk, Gives good advice.
Someone who has CP