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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 11:33 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    yes this is true as expectations may be too high - I'd be alright though!
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    Today, 11:15 AM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    The one thing that has a decent amount of science behind it is depression. Also, if one's pain is neurogenic, it's possible that the involved...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 10:01 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    he needs a mechanical reason hence instability before he deems surgery necessary. my response to.any further pain it may causes wll not be a concern...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Today, 09:04 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Well on the one hand you are being told to wait until the last minute and on the other hand that waiting establishes pain responses that prevent...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 08:26 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    I think he is using the crawl analogy to say only if you have got to the point where you have nothing less to lose- I guess pain so bad that no...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Today, 07:51 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    But Ed suffered for years and years and surgery helped his pain and he was balanced also (2 70* curves). So surgery can help some long standing pain...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 07:47 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Pain: the science of suffering Patrick Wall
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 07:45 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Yes pain science is a really interesting topic. Patrick Wall has a good book- will find out the name again and post. In my case I have 3 curves...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Today, 07:10 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Since you have studied this, why do you think some people like Linda and Ed get pain relief from surgery and what about your case makes you think you...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 06:43 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Hi, the remarks about FB are not just about VBT group . It is just difficult in general to get a discussion going because the remit of the...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Today, 06:28 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    I wish I knew what about Linda's case allowed her to get pain relief for surgery and what about Burdle's pain is thought to not get relief from...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Today, 04:27 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    If I find something wrong with your 'words' then it is always worth debating. I don't remember being insulting though! If I took what was said out...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Right I was saying this other guy I heard seems to agree with Hanscom. This idea of going after the pain directly should be pursued since it may be...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:16 PM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Since you always seems to find something wrong with my words, it doesn't surprise me that you don't understand. No one said that surgery shouldn't...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:11 PM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    dont understand - lots of surgery is done that is not for life threatening conditions . some is done for mental health only. why should pain relief...
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  • Marianne's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:07 PM
    Thank you Linda.
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:44 PM
    Hi... Cooking or making your bed shouldn't have any negative affect on your fusion. Changing your sheets, however, is another story. Times...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:41 PM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Maybe some can't be calmed down, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try. The vast, vast majority of adult scoliosis surgeries are not medically...
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  • Marianne's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:10 PM
    I had my 3 month check up with Dr. Wilson. I had X-rays done and will try to add them in my signature. He said everything looks good, he went up...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Hanscom is talking about pain, which is rarely the reason kids have scoliosis surgery. He is talking about adults, and I don't think that having a...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:47 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    I mentioned a while back about hearing a surgeon on Doctor Radio say he completely gave up doing these one to two level fusions for pain because it...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:24 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Very well put. It would be nice to think that the specialists in Scoliosis will not succumb entirely to the 'pain management viewpoint' However If...
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  • titaniumed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:13 AM
    titaniumed replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Linda, There is a lot of excellent information on his blog... Much of his writings and ideas I can apply to my trials and errors through the...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    05-21-2018, 12:39 PM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    this makes excellent reading. What i would like to see is if the effort is now transferred from surgical impetus to the pain management side of...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 06:08 PM
    I am not sure the Schroth people claim it is only for unfused people but that is not relevant to the fact that Schroth doesn't have any evidence it...
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  • curlygirl's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 05:17 PM
    Hi Linda, Thank you for sharing this information, and in such a personal way. I appreciate it very much. There are really no easy answers with...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 12:20 PM
    LindaRacine started a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    One of the surgeons with whom I worked brought this guy to my attention because he knows of my concern that too many spine patients are undergoing...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 11:36 AM
    burdle replied to a thread Doctor appointments in Non-Surgical
    I have been a patient of many a dismissive doctor , and frankly I know enough about this condition -its complexity and definition than most doctors...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    05-19-2018, 08:13 PM
    Everyone's mobility is a little different. It depends on things like how many and which levels are fused, the apex of the coronal curve and the...
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  • curlygirl's Avatar
    05-19-2018, 06:24 PM
    Hi Linda, In many ways the prospect of growing older with a potentially increasing and very apparent deformity, and the daily emotional and...
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