Long-Term Results and Safety


General Outcomes/Benefits


Adulthood SDR


SDR for Hemiplegic CP


SDR for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP)


SDR with Baclofen Pump Removal

Premature Aging in Adults with CP

The study below helps contextualize the importance of managing spasticity. People with spastic CP tend to experience early deterioration of bones, muscles, and joints. SDR can help slow or stop that deterioration. 

Adults with cerebral palsy: a workshop to define the challenges of treating and preventing secondary musculoskeletal and neuromuscular complications in this rapidly growing population (2009; Laura L. Tosi, Nancy Maher, D. Winslow Moore, Murray Goldstein, Mindy Laisen)


Botox may be useful in specific situations (and there is research to illustrate benefits as well!). However, some research suggests that repeated injections can damage muscles (causing weakness and reducing muscle growth). See below:

What are the long‐term consequences of botulinum toxin injections in spastic cerebral palsy? (2011; Rod S. Barrett) 

Vibration Plates