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  1. St. Louis SDR PT's differ in opinion from local PT's
    ... maybe 6 visits with the physical therapist. He had botox and serial casting April 5, 2008 and even when the...
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  2. questions for older CPers
    ... these things so his muscles get stretched. He gets botox every three months in his hamstrings(no serial casting...
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  3. husband has cp, looking for info...
    ... a cp specialist in our area (cincinnati)? would botox be worth looking into? and if so, who do we go to...
    ... position by the tight muscles for so long. As far as Botox , that blocks the muscle receptors for a time so that...
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  4. Do you think might 11yr old daughter has mild cp??
    ... with mild CP? Our PT said that they should either Botox this time with the casting. 2. How painful are these ... botox shots? Our PT also mentioned puncturing her calves...
    ... It sounds quite similar to CP to me. As for the Botox shots, we are given a topical cream and then we wrap...
    ... level 3-4 quad cp and has not long ago had her first botox treatment, luckily here in Australia they tend to ... either do the botox under a general, or a sedative. My girl was done with ... hand to grab things. Unfortunately the effects of botox is limited, and they eventually build a resistance ... should give your girl good results, as should the botox . I wish you luck with your upcoming appointment. I...
    ... 3763040]It sounds quite similar to CP to me. As for the Botox shots, we are given a topical cream and then we wrap ... your child have? Mine has CP digplegia, and gets botox about 4 times a year. He doesn't get the serial casting...
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  5. Yonkersmom
    ... needing hamstring lengthening but she has just recieved botox to her hamstrings and thumbs and long finger flexors ... . The botox has had a wonderful result on her hands, but not as...
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  6. hello all, am new and would appreciate some input
    ... saw her first in October of 2007 and she suggested botox in my left hand. I was referred to Moss Rehab in ... the physiatrist so no need to go further with the botox treatment. I have made another appointment with her...
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  7. Walking ability immediately after botox and casting - any experiences?
    ... with time? Does he get intensive physio after his botox ? My girl has just had her first lot of botox, I'm...
    ... My son gets Botox to get down from his tip toes as well and is casted...
    ... my son gets botox in his left leg and left arm, it works well, lasting...
    ... We are about to do botox and casting again in 2 weeks Surprisingly my son...
    ... diplegia (both legs) cerebral palsy and has been doing botox with casting since he was five. He'll be 9 at the ... cast him right after the shots so there is no way the botox works that fast. I always thought it was from them ... position that would stretch him and bother him until the botox kicked in. His PT has told me that older teen patients ... of hers have told her that the botox burns at the shot site. The time is different for ... during the casting... At the hospital my son has the botox at they have Child Life. a rep from there shows up...
    ... our botox gets done under G.A because supposedly it hurts so...
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  8. Adductor Release
    ... have Phenol obturate nerve block on Friday with her botox , but it's now been put off until the operation. ...
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  9. Just curious: would this kind of surgery, help?
    ... what prompted this post was the the post regarding botox . If there are more consequences to this procedure...
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  10. Hi I'm new, just wanting some info on Botox for CP
    ... My son had botox therapy several times when he was younger and it was ... for several weeks after the treatment before the botox wears off. The botox makes it possible for the therapy...
    ... My girl is going into the Monash in 2 weeks for Botox and Phenol obturator nerve block, she's also being...
    ... CP son who is 9 years old. He's had the series of botox injections and they've been very helpful for him....
    ... Zagreus, thank you for the information on your son's botox treatment. I worry how much pain there is going to...
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  11. New Member--Question for Adults with CP about Botox
    ... months ago and received a diagnosis and found out that Botox could be used to help lessen the spactisity in my ... sense! I have not found much information about Botox therapy in adults. Could any of you point me to any ... any discussion of treatment using a combination of Botox and Baclofen. Is this done? Thanks so much! ... and he gets Baclofen (10 mg. a day). He also gets botox injections every 3 months. It is helping him, but ... spasticity. We will try to go 4 months now without the botox , and the neurologist will this time put some botox ... in his adductors. I'm really nots sure about botox in adults. Since you have never had it done, it may...
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  12. Oral Baclofen for four year old
    ... diplegia in both legs, the left is worse than the right. Botox does not work for more than 4-6 weeks for him before...
    ... last 2 years. alongwith this we have given her twice botox coupled with PT she has shown tremendous improvement...
    ... diplegia in both legs, the left is worse than the right. Botox does not work for more than 4-6 weeks for him before ... much what your son has, spastic diplegia. He gets botox every 3 months. He has never been in casts. We do...
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  13. A question for older CP people...
    ... to soccer practice instead of physical therapy and botox injections?? Heck yes. Do I want it for me anymore...
    ... wish I would have known about a long time ago was Botox . The Botox has improved my mobility a lot. I am a...
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  14. Hello
    ... visit we were told her hips were fine and she may have botox injection in the future at what age would she have...
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  15. Oral Baclofen
    ... and how is the child doing? My son will also have botox next week. He has come such a long way, and I...
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  16. 4 years girl baby mild CP with urinary dysfunction
    ... have smooth walking style. We have also given her botox injection twice at both lower limbs. Of late,...
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  17. cerebral palsy botox
    ... Talk to his ortho about Botox .. :)...
    ... my 5 yr. old son has had 2 sets of botox injections from oakland childrens hospital, we were...
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  18. CP and Hypermobility - what a combination!! Can anyone relate?
    ... last 6 months - this is the reason (we think) why his botox has not been very productive. So while his muscles...
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  19. bracing options and oral baclofen for my son with cp
    ... has not gotten any oral baclofen, but has received botox quite a few times now. It has helped him tremendously...
    ... again and he is scheduled to get his second set of botox injections this week. This time they are going to ... and I have heard that it extends the time between botox injections. They also decided to get him both AFO...
    ... again and he is scheduled to get his second set of botox injections this week. This time they are going to ... and I have heard that it extends the time between botox injections. They also decided to get him both AFO ... son? Mine is 3 years 8 months old. He will have botox on Wednesday(his will be his 6th time). He gets the...
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  20. Has anyone used accupuncture to treat their or their child's cp?
    ... that it relaxes the muscles in the way similar to botox . the video was interesting. I'm having a hard time...
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  21. Hip Surgery
    ... to go through surgery like that. My son will get botox again in Feb. and thinking about putting him in casts...
    ... and his left leg turns in really bad. He has had botox 4 times, and he will be getting in about 6 weeks...
    ... and his left leg turns in really bad. He has had botox 4 times, and he will be getting in about 6 weeks...
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  22. changing consultant!
    ... giving me false promises on surgery. I have been having botox injections but i don't think they work as well anymore...
    ... be interested to hear about your experiences with Botox . I've tried botox once with some fairly unfavorable...
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  23. New Here
    ... out my left hand very well. I've never done the botox for my CP, I've always been the one to go for a natural...
    ... searching the net for a natural muscle relaxant over botox . Given natural treatment probably isn't as effective...
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  24. what are pros to botox with cerebral palsy
    ... had it explained it to me, the main aim in giving botox is not to relax the tightness although it does that ... limb may not have had otherwise. That is why post botox therapy is so important, you need to target the limbs ... able to continue a little of that movement after the botox wears off, althuogh that doesn't always happen. Correct...
    ... The pros for botox is to relax the muscles(usually the hamstrings, gastrocs ... stressful for me. I have gone to everyone of his botox injections. I could never be on the other side of ... am the one that goes in. He may just get the botox every 6 months now instead of 3 months. I hope so...
    ... Glad to hear all the info. Deana will be doing botox early in the new year. I beleive she will be given...
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  25. Update: SDR Parents - Questions!
    ... proportional to her weight etc. Selena also tried Botox in Wake forest hospital in Winston Salem, it did not...
    ... proportional to her weight etc. Selena also tried Botox in Wake forest hospital in Winston Salem, it did not...
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  26. Botox for Wrist/Hand Spasticity
    ... I also have left-sided hemiplegia. I had botox injections in my left wrist a few years ago. The ... afterward. I've also read that the effectiveness of botox decreases the more you use it, maybe because your...
    ... Thanks...that is good to know. Are the botox injections uually folowed by hand therapy? The neuro...
    ... My son had botox for spasticity in his arm followed by intensive occupationa...
    ... I have been getting Botox injections in my left arm to help with spasticity ... to have to walked holding my left arm down, but the botox relaxes the muscles enough to where I don't smack...
    ... contradicted what the orthopedist said, not reccommending botox . He gave me finger splints to relax the fingers instead...
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  27. Advice on e-stim or neuromuscular electrical stimulation
    ... teleconference on the use of e-stim immediately after botox with positive results and wondered if 1) anyone has...
    ... god gave it to us for almost nothing! She hasnt had botox yet, but we are considering that also. we use it 2...
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  28. what is casting for my todddlers legs?
    ... own or sometimes will be used in conjunction with botox injections. Thats all I really konw, my son has not...
    ... My son has had casting with and without botox injections. Casting is done for a period of weeks ... stretch, with my son it worked much better with the botox injections done a couple of weeks before the casts...
    ... annie777;3258838]My son has had casting with and without botox injections. Casting is done for a period of weeks ... stretch, with my son it worked much better with the botox injections done a couple of weeks before the casts ... this procedure(casting)? When did he start receiving botox ? My son is now 3. He started walking holding your ... without any assistance. My son has been receiving botox since he was about 2 years 5 months old, and has had ... making it harder to walk but he has adjusted. His next botox shots will be in Nov. sometime. I'm sorry if I...
    ... My son had is first casting without botox at about 16 months. He kicked off the casts on his ... 3 times in 2 weeks! We did casting twice without botox and he was given botox for the first time at 27 months ... . He gets the botox every April and November and then the casts go on...
    ... annie777;3260689]My son had is first casting without botox at about 16 months. He kicked off the casts on his ... 3 times in 2 weeks! We did casting twice without botox and he was given botox for the first time at 27 months ... . He gets the botox every April and November and then the casts go on ... have never heard of casting. I myself brought up the botox , and found out that our hospital was doing it. The ... lllllllllllllllllaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, he got his first series of botox ....
    ... time for casting. It is best to wait. He will get botox in the beginning of Nov. which will be an emotional...
    ... the body(the muscles, tendons, etc....). Sometimes botox is applied before and then casts are put on (to help ... stretch those muscles because botox numbs, relaxes, paralyzes those muscles-temporarily...
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  29. Has anyone had SDR vs. Botox later in life
    ... normal life, but walks with crutches. He used to have Botox , but got off of that and out of footbraces when he...
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  30. Cervical spine damage
    ... will keep getting weaker if I don't have surgery or botox injections. I am in Australia and am finding it...
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  31. New here...
    ... knees.She sees a st,pt and ot. She is due to have botox in the new year and will also have surgery for her...
    ... knees.She sees a st,pt and ot. She is due to have botox in the new year and will also have surgery for her ... interested in doing so now(Thank God). He started getting Botox back in February 2007, and has since received it three ... shots. This last one he got, they gave him alot of botox in his hamstrings which really has paralyzed them...
    ... walker now with interest...it took a while. He has botox every 6 months. Karim is lucky...his powers of speech ... great to see!!! He has personality plus!! In the last botox they did hamis and calves which made him crouch a...
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  32. 11 Year Old - Surgery?
    ... was 10 months old and we have had various courses of botox over the years. He wears AFO's almost every day and...
    ... crutches indoors). He did all the usual CP things--AFOs, Botox , serial casting, leg immobilizers--over the years...
    ... monitor the increasing tightness or crouch (using botox , etc., to keep him as loose as possible) and do the...
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  33. Advice from those who have had SDR
    ... handle my son and only sees him 6 weeks after each botox and we have now refuted this with videos to prove...
    ... high tone. I'm hoping through lots of p.t., o.t., botox and stretching it will become less as he gets older...
    ... muscle strengthening issues. Best of luck with the Botox and therapy--and I'm glad to hear he took some steps...
    ... about 50 metres by himself, but very laboured. The botox has been great so far, and recently we even got him...
    ... about 50 metres by himself, but very laboured. The botox has been great so far, and recently we even got him ... forever to get him to use his walker. Peter has gotten botox also and Nov. will be his 4th time this year(done...
    ... forever to get him to use his walker. Peter has gotten botox also and Nov. will be his 4th time this year(done ... about the age of 3. We are now supposed to be getting botox every 3 months too, but by the time they sort it out...
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  34. Hi, I am New and I have CP
    ... his fine motor skills. We are getting ready to try botox again in his legs. If this doesn't work this time...
    ... Hi, I had the Botox injections when I was little also. I was real young...
    ... his fine motor skills. We are getting ready to try botox again in his legs. If this doesn't work this time...
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  35. Nada Chair
    ... this great to avoid w sitting and I used it after botox to limber him up....
    ... other therapists. We also went for a consult for botox and serial casts and showed it to the surgeon we saw ... hamstrings while he is in casts for 6 weeks after the botox . So thanks again! A very useful recommendation. Donna...
    ... other therapists. We also went for a consult for botox and serial casts and showed it to the surgeon we saw ... hamstrings while he is in casts for 6 weeks after the botox . So thanks again! A very useful recommendation. Donna...
    ... is where we will go when we get an appointment for botox . Cheers Donna...
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  36. Is it even worth it?
    ... My son has had serial casting post botox . He was very young but from what we noticed it was ... about trying that with my son if another round of botox doesn't work....
    ... current doctor has recommend that I try the casting and botox for my ham-strings...I have declined, because for...
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  37. subjective experiences in leg casts
    ... casting in about 6 weeks or so. He will be getting botox in both of his legs, and then about a week later he...
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  38. hi im new here
    ... spasticity. There are medication you can take for this, botox shots is one of them and baclofen is another. Baclofen...
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  39. Post-Botox 3yo w CP much more hesitant in standing/walking
    ... department for major children's hospital) recommended Botox for him. They did tell me that once he lost the ... enjoyable games for him.) Anyone BTDT? Not necessarily Botox related, but a sudden refusal to do exercises, or...
    ... Our son was just like yours at the same age. The botox does the opposite though - gives him the confidence ... not have independant walking without the continued botox I am sure....
    ... After Botox my son is not nearly as stable with his braces but ... without. Since he is normally up on his toes after the botox the foot flattens and he is not used to that position ... newly flat feet. He also walks MUCH slower after the botox ....
    ... has shown that repeated casting is as effective as Botox . I mention this because a lot of kids get more confidence...
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  40. New to CP
    ... independently? Does he use any aides? We just had botox no 2 done last week. Will be trying hard to get him...
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  41. Hello.
    ... some contacts up there to make appts with as well as botox no 2. Let me know if you would like me to check out...
    ... some contacts up there to make appts with as well as botox no 2. Let me know if you would like me to check out...
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  42. Any Advice, Hope?
    ... with his developmental doctor and a specialist in Botox . My partner believed Botox was the answer to helping ... dyskanosis does not make him a good candidate for Botox . I then got busy, scouring the web for the type ... help him through use of computers. Why cannot we use Botox ? I just feel like he has been labled like he is never...
    ... can be proven wrong! People get turned down for botox for many reasons. I turned down because my hamstrings ... too weak from ortho surgeries, and if I were to have botox it would weaken them so much that I wouldn't be able...
    ... Plus, new therapies are coming out regularly. Botox was relatively new (at least in our rural area) 5...
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  43. Has anyone tried a DAFO, or any other AFO that works for high tone/tiptoeing????
    ... tried on 3 seperate occassions to cast his feet after botox and he managed to pull the cast off one of his feet ... to walk on his toes in his boots and this is post botox . Passive stretching works to get feet flat but as...
    ... tried on 3 seperate occassions to cast his feet after botox and he managed to pull the cast off one of his feet ... to walk on his toes in his boots and this is post botox . Passive stretching works to get feet flat but as...
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  44. first time botox injections
    ... hi jesse4 we have had about 6 rounds of botox over 2 to 3 years (basically every 6 months) so far ... Funnily enough, my son has such high tone and the botox doesnt show improvements in measurements but rather ... position - his foot would just slip out of the cast! The botox seems to not be working as well now, I have heard ... that there were no long term side effects of frequent botox in children which is good. Good luck!!...
    ... would not be a good idea. We are hoping that the botox will help him to stand beter and eventually walk....
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  45. HELP! Botox no longer working as well - where to from here???
    ... lengthenings don't last forever, but definitely longer than botox ! I feel like when I was younger the doctors were ... ortho surgeries. Now everyone seems to be getting botox , baclofen and SDR. It makes me wonder if I would have...
    ... there is pretty good, we have an appt next month for botox and I was going to enquire then to see if my son is...
    ... the goals had been reached mobility wise after the botox last time, only to lose all of them as the botox wore...
    ... Dunn. Am going up to Brisbane tomorrow for my sons botox injections so I may have more info for you after that...
    ... in case I need to use it for our ortho surgeon and botox review meeting tomorrow - thanks!! Please keep me...
    ... which web page I found it on. I went to Bris today for botox , found out that they govt fund SDR here now. Yay for...
    ... Brisbane that might be worth contacting. They do all botox , sdr and baclofen surgeries in queensland....
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  46. SDR post-op estim tip/muscle strengthening
    ... the SDR route, since it seemed more permanent than Botox . I'd be glad to answer any questions you have about...
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  47. trouble sleeping
    ... constipated as he was i am looking forward to his botox because both of them working together will sure releave...
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  48. getting second opion on surgery?
    ... never did. Now I am seeing a dr who decided to give me botox I am now walking up to nearly 2 miles and I can walks ... said he was suprised my consultant didn't want to try botox , and why didn't he send me back for gait anaylasis...
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  49. Good News!!!
    ... is just tolerating standing. We are going to have botox done soon i hope. Hold onto the excitment of this...
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  50. Does anyone know of any surgeries that can help with high tone in arms and hands?
    ... on Baclofen up until the SDR surgery. We have done Botox which is a short term fix. Any information would be...
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  51. For parents that want to talk (Cerebral Palsy)
    ... smile was a mile wide!! The count is on, 19 days till botox so we are trying to strengthen his core muscles as...
    ... is 4 and can walk independently, jump etc. She has botox to stave off the stiffness. I would consider her ...
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  52. i am new here but have a 2 year son with cp what someon to talk to
    ... well as hoped. He has been through one treatment of botox and the next i scheduled for end of April. He does...
    ... has some of the same stuff as my son, what is this botox i keep hearing about?? what does it do??? i am glad...
    ... anyone to chat too either. Botulinum toxin type A, or Botox , is a therapeutic muscle-relaxing agent that reduces ... of muscles or unwanted spasms in a specific muscle. Botox is produced from the bacteria that causes food poisoning ... to hyperextend and hence the tippee toe effect. The botox treatment involves injecting very small amounts of ... botox into identified muscles which are tightened by the...
    ... ideas on excercises to try and practise at home. With botox he'll go once a week. Can I ask what grade was your...
    ... your little on walking? Fun? My son is due to get botox injections in his right leg and arm, we hope that...
    ... seem to be able to keep his feet in place and his botox specialist told me these are going to be long term ... can think about reducing the meds. Good luck for the botox treatment, it can work wonders. My sons walking is...
    ... diplegia & we are in the process of learning about botox treatments & the best way to start them. I have read...
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  53. non cp dating someone with cp
    ... okay quick question. Next week she is having botox injection in her foot (achilles?) then it is being...
    ... Botox ? Yeah, it's somewhat painful while they're doing it ... muscle. But after that it shouldn't be too bad, the Botox makes it easier to stretch. Of course, I never ... had casts after Botox , so maybe I don't know :)...
    ... I had Botox injections at 27 y/o - in my left gastrocnemius (calf ... injections were not painful for me. Unfortunately Botox did not work for me at all but it does can be effective ... for some adults with CP. If Botox works its effect can last from weeks to 3-4 or more...
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  54. new to these boards
    ... boards that Levismum, your son is scheduled in for botox in April. Karim is as well at Royal childrens, Brisbane...
    ... to stand with assistance. He just got approved for botox as well, we are waiting to hear when, ours will be...
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  55. Botox
    ... daughter (2) had her hamstrings and abductors done with botox right before Christmas. It has helped a lot. I almost ... signs of distress at all and did very well with the botox , she was knocked out when they did it had no after...
    ... performed my rhizo. He informed me that I should try botox and that my back looks fine. So maybe its just a CP ... On thursday I saw my ortho and he is giving me botox tomorrow and if it works by the 3rd wek in April. ... know is similar can you please contact me. As for botox how long did it help? and for lengthing as a adult...
    ... My son had botox therapy several times before he had surgery to lengthen...
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  56. Botox information
    ... Hi, I had botox in my hamstrings when it was just beginning to be...
    ... that it doesn't work after awhile. I am hoping the Botox can be a short term solution until I can have the...
    ... if it's inevitable anyway. Although one round of Botox wouldn't hurt, it would show you what you'd be like...
    ... and my knee pain have gotten worse, so that is why Botox was strongly recommended. I am also falling more now...
    ... Hi Ozfan, I received botox injections in my right inner thigh for 1-2 years ...
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  57. Botox Therapy in Adults
    ... I know a lot of adults that get botox at children's hospitals. When I was going through...
    ... Hi i'm new on here I'm 23 and i only started having botox last year and i find it really works. i even started...
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  58. botox?
    ... Botox has made a huge difference for our son. It is definitely ... worth doing. Make sure the doctor giving the botox has a good relationship for your child's PT. It is ... our son receives Versed (like Valium) before each botox treatment. It helps him forget the treatment so he ... things we have had to go through as parents. But the Botox has really worked wonders. So even though we have...
    ... botox has been wonderful for our daughter also. She gets ... Megs and she has never flinched when she rec'd the botox . For her it hasn't been painful. She usually gets ... pain. Will your child be casted or splinted after botox ? Our daughter has arm splints that were made by the...
    ... way they do medical proceedures here in australia botox is not available in the arms which is big disapointment ... respotory team to have corrective eye surgery. and now botox so its hard to form a close relationship with specialists...
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  59. 11 Month old has major unexplained...(long)
    ... he stiff in the upper part of his legs at all maybe botox could help further down the track. but he sounds like...
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  60. Hamstring lengthening and achilles release in adult
    ... you should ask if your doctor is planning on using Botox in conjunction with the lengthening (putting this ... did, and I only had spasms for a few days till the Botox kicked in. (Lengthening spastic muscles causes the...
    ... exercises in there on my own. I have read about the botox injections and need to talk to the surgeon about it...
    ... while the casts were on, not after. But they did the botox with me so that lasted only a few days. Therapy...
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  61. Fight with School PT!
    ... It's my JOB to worry that the last 7 years of PT, Botox , continuous stretching, AFO's, Castings and Surgeries...
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  62. Hip problems
    ... I'm in tears most the time. is there any type of botox or something for the hips to help me gain some mobility...
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  63. How do I tell my son he has CP?
    ... EMT guys at his house and EEGs. And he just had some botox injections. We've never sat down with him and said...
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  64. Please help!!!!!Confused.
    ... !! Through her life she's been through countless botox injections, two heel cord lengthenings, 4 or 5 castings...
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  65. Botox in Adults ? Your thoughts and experiences please.
    ... and zanaflex for a muscle relaxant. I also get botox in my lower left extremities in several locations ... walking. I also am a Mom to a 9 year old daughter. So Botox was started for me because the weakness in my left ... shots for 3 years now at 3 month intervals. The botox is a temporary treatment and it has varying results ... with my leg extended and no hip pain. They do give botox for arm spasticity, although I have very minor involvement...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zanaflex botox gabapentin

  66. How useful are AFO's?
    ... remove imediately for the fitting) UNLESS they do botox . The cast sounds like the problem to me NOT the AFOs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  67. Botox experiences - son has CP & hydrocephalus
    ... I have a 3 1/2 year old son with cp and he has had botox 2x. We had his legs done about 4 months ago and I ... much easer now and are making good improvement. The botox will only last about 6 mo or so but I will do it again...
    ... Our son has gotten Botox in his legs every 3-4 months for the past 3 years ... constant fear of it. I highly recommend it. Going for Botox with our son is one of the toughest things we have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox Valium

  68. Meeting Teenagers With CP :)
    ... September! :) The only bad thing is I might have to get botox in my arm. :( Hey sassysweetie what country are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  69. C.P. mild, had it all my life, I am 45.
    ... spasticity patients is the injection of Botulinum toxin, or BOTOX . BOTOX is injected directly into the spastic muscle ... body weight. A small needle is used to administer the BOTOX and there is only minor discomfort associated with ... the brief treatment. BOTOX can be given without anesthesia and few complications...
    ... in. That's also the reason why they won't give me botox anywhere in my legs....
    ... guys! I am 42 with spastic L hemiplegia. I get BOTOX shots to relieve spasticity, and I take ti****dine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Diazepam Valium botox Zanaflex

  70. I'm new here too!
    ... school don't have disabilties. I am about to have Botox in my left arm. I started doing weights in year 7...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  71. Gastroc and Hamstring Surgery for Mild CP
    ... intervention. We are currently trying a dynasplint post Botox to achieve dorsiflexion. I will mention that he also...
    ... surgeries. I'm really hoping not because he is getting botox every three months, has p.t. twice a week, o.t. once...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  72. child with mild cp
    ... has mild spastic diplegia. He is 4 1/2. He has had botox in his gastrox, we did a round of serial casting ... night splints. His rehab dr. now wants to do more botox in his adductors and then he was talking about doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  73. bsjones question - Serial Casting?
    ... orthopedist recommended that we do another round of botox (this time in her hamstrings, adductors, and heels ... to decide what we should do... 1. Did Noah have botox at the time he was casted? 2. How long was he in...
    ... casts, and I'm so glad he was in them. We considered Botox for awhile, but my PT, who keeps up really well with ... repetitive casting over time has the same effect as Botox and casting does. Noah has never had Botox (we chose...
    ... next spring. We are now deciding whether to do the Botox , casts, or both. I feel like we are definitely equipped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  74. Hamstring/Heel Cord Surgery Recovery
    ... but that they just recently discovered that putting botox into the hamstrings during the surgery stops spasms ... for me and I only had spasms for 3-4 days before the Botox took effect. I guess that's not an option for you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: botox

  75. baclofen & mixed/low tone
    ... inefficient getting calories. He had a round of botox injections from his hamstrings, but frankly, we didn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN botox


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