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Why does my child need hamstring lengthening surgery? Hamstring lengthening surgery can help get your child’s knees straighter. When the hamstring muscles at the back of the leg become tight children can lose the ability to fully straighten their knees. This tightness can develop due to overactive...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises and advice the therapist went through with you whilst in hospital. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. Your child may have some discomfort whilst doing these exercises after surgery. If pain is limiting doing the...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist went through with you whilst in hospital. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. Some discomfort may be noted whilst doing these exercises after your surgery. If pain is limiting doing the exercises, then...

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Why does my child need adductor muscle surgery? When a child develops tightness in the muscles on the inside of the legs they will struggle taking their legs out to the side. These muscles are called the adductor muscles. The tightness can cause the legs to cross over making standing, walking,...

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Why does my child need calf lengthening surgery? The calf muscles, at the back of the lower leg can become tight. This tightness can develop due to a combination of factors including over activity in the muscles relating to your child’s condition, growth and poor compliance with splints. When the...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises the therapist went through with you whilst in hospital. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. Your child may have some pain and discomfort doing these exercises after surgery. If pain is limiting doing the exercises, then...

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