Leg issues after brain surgery

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Brain surgery e months ago didn't go as planned lost feeling in right leg. Now able to WALK and my leg now is so tight and heavy and when I stand foot turns red. Had blood clot it is gone but this is getting worse each day. Vascular cleared me , xray of knee is normal, blood wrk normal... anyone know about spasticity or what this could be

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    Its spasticity in which the muscles have shortened in the legs and muscle tone has tightened go to your local gp or hospital where surgery was carried out either one should be able to refer you to your local rehab centre to be assessed i know this as i have a family member going through this at present there are medications that can be used as brain and muscle relaxants but i wouldnt reccomend as it can make things worse i know botox can also be used to help the legs  Yes i said botox its not just used for cosmetic surgery hope this helps if want anymore help just message back xx
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      Thank you. How is your family member doing now. What if anything other than meds have been done. Do they have relief? How long did it seem to take? How do they figure it put
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    im awaiting another assessment regarding spasticity they are doing ok but horrible to see them in pain with legs at times,  they may offer you splints to be put on your legs to stop  muscles shortening further please feel free to direct message me anytime 
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      I went to U of M ER last week as I don't have appt with their Neuro until end Sept. Was assessed by the Neuro team and they started me on a different relaxant. They were a bit stumped as to what is going they don't seem to thing it's spasticity because muscles didn't react like they do during assessment. So this hasn't made any difference and it's getting worse. Driving me crazy

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