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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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it all started with a hip operation

by andresoceja published 18 days ago 2 comments

As I said before the pains in the legs has always been with me, tired of having them tell me to delay the operation, I decided it was about time wh...

Keep lifting manhole covers for hope!

by Janetspe published about 1 month ago One comment

Happy to have found this page :) I am a 45 year old woman who suffers from HSP. Symptoms at age 11, diagnosed in my 30's. My father recently pas...