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Re: [Adults AMC] my daughter

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  • Jason Hughes
    Hi Brandon, Had similar problems myself many years ago. I am now 36. What helped the most was swimming from an early age. I had very limited movement at 8
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 1, 2005
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      Hi Brandon,
      Had similar problems myself many years ago. I am now 36. What helped the
      most was swimming from an early age. I had very limited movement at 8 months
      but over 80 % today and live a normal enough life!!. Best Wishes,

      Jason

      >From: Brandon Cleary <cavy2fast4u@...>
      >Reply-To: amc_adults@yahoogroups.com
      >To: amc_adults@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [Adults AMC] my daughter
      >Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 09:47:11 -0800 (PST)
      >
      >hi,
      >i really appreciate the reply. my daughter has problems with her arms,
      >hands, hips, and legs.
      >she was also born with club feet. the docs have been casting her feet first
      >and then are going to
      >do her legs and arms. they were talking about splinting her arms and legs.
      >we have been doing alot of physical theropy and it really seems to help out
      >a whole lot. she has a little bit
      >of movement in her hands and feet (fingers and toes mostly). she seems to
      >be making the best
      >of it, though she gets irratated when she trys to play with her toys and
      >cant pick them up. we can sit her up and she uses her shoulders to swing
      >her arms at them. i know she knows that she is suppose to use them and she
      >tries really hard for only 8 months. any other tips or people to contact
      >would great.
      >
      >thanks alot and god bless,
      >brandon cleary
      >JRTowner@... wrote:
      >Is her AMC mainly in the legs and hips? What are you doing for her? Are
      >you splinting? ROM exercises? Any physical therapy. I'm an Oldie so in
      >my day
      >lots of surgeries were performed. However, in this day and age, the
      >emphasis is on therapy and splinting with surgeries as the last resort.
      >
      >Denise
      >Dogs are not our whole life,
      >But they make our lives whole.
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