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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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  • Delta107's Avatar
    05-18-2018, 05:54 AM
    Hi all! So, I am sorry, I'm about to complain about some stuff related to scoliosis and doctors' attitude. So basically last year I went to see a...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    But just because it can be asymptomatic doesn't mean it is asymptomatic in your case!!!! It only matters in your case. I don't understand how...
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  • Carol56's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:51 AM
    I have terrible terrible pain.........I've been thinking that it's scar tissue adhesions.........no doctor seems to have any information about this....
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:36 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    I have stenosis, canal narrowing and bulging disks. However physio says that these can be present and be asymptomatic new in the sense...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:47 AM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Are you saying your surgeon has definitively ruled out stenosis, herniations, etc. as the cause of your pain and that there is absolutely nothing on...
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  • burdle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:12 AM
    burdle replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Hi, I see a private physio once a week. he is a musculoskeletal guy with an interest in pain science. Not many physios in UK have this interest...
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  • titaniumed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:09 AM
    titaniumed replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Yes, Burdle, That's it. I had no choice at the end, the pain was that bad. I couldn't sit down, when I did, it was excruciating!(Like flames)...
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    05-23-2018, 11:33 PM
    LindaRacine replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    "It turned out that patients who saw a physical therapist before trying other treatments had an 89 percent lower probability of eventually needing an...
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  • Pooka1's Avatar
    05-23-2018, 06:02 PM
    Pooka1 replied to a thread David Hanscom in Non-Surgical
    Burdle is your pain neurogenic?
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  • burdle's Avatar
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-23-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 03:07 PM
    Thank you Linda.
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  • LindaRacine's Avatar
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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
    05-22-2018, 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...
    28 replies | 322 view(s)
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