Ask an expert
Question

22 Oct 2008

Spasm after near drowning
My nephew is 3 yrs old and suffered near drowning accident in May 2008. He is suffering from constant muscle spasms, and has already been given botox in the spine to relax the muscles. He is taking DMG. He is still in a rehab centre in Joburg.
Answer 612 views
Expert
ChiroDoc
ChiroDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Tess
This is a most tragic event and at this stage you should be guided by your neurologist and paediatrician on approprioate care. Physiotherapy may be of great value too.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9439 votes
No
68% - 20038 votes
Vote