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What is Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) ?

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia is a group of rare, inherited neurological disorders. Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of the leg and hip muscles. The condition is characterized by insidiously progressive lower extremity weakness and spasticity.

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Me with my physical disorder.

by emarin77 published about 1 month ago
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I started having symptoms at age 13. My feet wouldn't coordinate in a dance class at camp. I was still able to walk/run though. Between 12-16 I ...


by PETE published 4 months ago

Hi I'm Pete I've known about my HSP for a while. I've spent years trying to ignore it. Walking isn't easy now, as the years go by, I notice a chang...