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rcsmith
02-06-2008, 03:30 AM
Hi - our 7 yr old daughter has just had surgery to correct her scoliosis.. Check out this You Tube video.. if you are awaiting surgery we hope it will help and inspire you..
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=KANauFWe8y8

Mum & Dad to Naomi Age 7
Diagnosed 15 deg. in 2002,
progressed to 30 deg. by 2004
Brace from 2004 to 2007
progressed to 75 deg. by 2007
Surgery to insert Growth Rods in Jan 2008 by Mr Lehovksy, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London
Surgery to lengthen rods expected unitl 2013 and the spinal fusion

nate03
02-06-2008, 06:45 AM
Your daughter is very brave and strong - you must be very proud of her!! I hope her recovery continues to go well.
Best of luck!
-Cara

Mom to Nathan Age 11Diagnosed 24 deg. in July 2007, progressed to 38 deg. by August 2007
Boston Back Brace since 8/07 12/07
VBS 12/10/07 Boston Children's Hospital
Dr. Betz/Dr. Hresko
40 Degrees before VBS
25 Degrees After VBS

Susie*Bee
02-06-2008, 08:20 AM
Thanks for sharing--it was so nicely done. Your daughter is beautiful and strong and brave... and has a very loving mother! I wasn't sure if I could watch this because I just have dial-up, -- I tried, got hooked, and spent at least 20 minutes and watched it all. It was time well spent, even though it was done in about 1 second increments "on" then 15-20 seconds "off"... Nice job. I'm sure it's even better without the disjointedness I had to deal with. ;)

You've been through so much--including moving! And it sounds like you have a long road ahead of you still. Will the other surgeries be as invasive? Best wishes, prayers, and hugs to you, your daughter, and the rest of your loving family. :)

Jacque's Mom
02-06-2008, 10:28 AM
Simply amazing. Good luck with future surgeries. Your daughter is just adorable and wishing her a wonderful life! Keep us posted. Lynn

flowerpower
02-06-2008, 10:43 AM
Thank you for sharing your daughters journey with us. Very touching pictures; she is a beautiful girl, and from the photos it seems she has a very good and very brave attitude. Best wishes to your family-

Renee

MATJESNIC
02-06-2008, 11:39 AM
What an amazing story. Thank you for sharing that with us. I wish your daughter the best as she continues to go through this. You are both so awesome. When my daughter comes home from school I will show her this video. Your daughter is an inspiration to others. Please keep us posted.

Christine84
02-07-2008, 08:36 PM
Thank you for sharing that with us. You have one brave daughter. She seems like such a sweet girl. You are obvisouly doing a wonderful job supporting and caring for her. I wish you and your family the best in the future. Keep us posted on how she is doing!

Aussiemum
02-08-2008, 03:11 AM
Wow! I just had to post to your you tube video. What an amazing little girl you have, she was just smiling through the whole thing and I'm sure it wasn't just for the cameras.

What a special soul she is, just gorgeous and to think what she has to face over the coming years just makes me want to cry for both of you.

Thank heavens we only (hopefully) have to go through this once.

Big cyber hug to you and your precious angel!

Del
xx