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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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Baclofen pump/ hip surgery

by MarioBoy03 published about 1 month ago No comment

well , my DS, age 9, was diagnosed at birth with Familial Spastic Paraparesis, he started to crawl/scoot at 11 months old. Jesse has never been ab...

I can talk about something other than cars

by bradze published 5 months ago 5 comments

Throughout my entire life, i knew my dad had problems walking. I never thought about it much. In 2004, I joined the Army and at that point i was ab...