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  1. Getting closer to the move home. Wonderful!

    Getting closer to the move home. Wonderful!
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    I have the hardware that was removed I was amazed...

    I have the hardware that was removed I was amazed at my reaction when I first saw it.my PT wanted some of it but I could not give it up. It was a part of me. Not that I am doing anything with it but...
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    I made the request to have my hardware after it...

    I made the request to have my hardware after it was removed. I went back to the hospital and picked it up from pathology.
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    Yes Ed I was very careful with telling when...

    Yes Ed I was very careful with telling when things changed. I made sure to repeat things in order. On this visit, I had the resident first. He thought it was the spinal accessory nerve and ordered...
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    Up date---I went to the University of Chicago...

    Up date---I went to the University of Chicago yesterday. The resident thought the problem was the spinal assesory nerve. The specialist said No. The shoulder blade is out of position. It is trapped...
  6. Susan I have been thinking of you. I wish you...

    Susan I have been thinking of you. I wish you well.
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    Yes I am fused through the area and the fusion...

    Yes I am fused through the area and the fusion was explored before the 'removal of that left segment. But as soon as the surgeon saw me the first thing he said was I wonder if it is the scoliosis...
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    Do you think an imbalance can cause stress on the...

    Do you think an imbalance can cause stress on the hardware?. Do you also think that no matter what, the type of spines that scoliosis people have , that it wants to curve?
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    The shoulder blade just let loose. The shoulder...

    The shoulder blade just let loose. The shoulder and blade are dropped. I can raise them by bringing up my shoulders but if I am not thinking about it the right is down. The angle and weight of the...
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    Here is the update. The shoulder doctor and spine...

    Here is the update. The shoulder doctor and spine doctor are sending me to the University of Chicago for a possible scapulothorasic fusion. The doctors there may see something that the group treating...
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    I have not asked about a brace but I will. I am...

    I have not asked about a brace but I will. I am glad PT is going with me as he has been putting it in place for 4 years. The good thing is the muscles are not weak. It must be all that band pulling...
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    Hi Ed I was able to get the information in the...

    Hi Ed I was able to get the information in the signature. Thanks for your help. The hardware on the left was removed last August because it was bothering a nerve on my side. Since my rods are not one...
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    It is amazing that cervical fusion is actually on...

    It is amazing that cervical fusion is actually on the side of the spine. So you can turn your head but not put your ear to your shoulder. My cervical is fused c4-c7. I was told is higher than that...
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    I agree with you about the history being very...

    I agree with you about the history being very important. I don't know how to put it in the signature but here is how it goes----- 12/08---fusion T10-pelvis. Fractured T-9 six days out of surgery....
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    Hi Ed. Thanks for the input. Since the thoracic...

    Hi Ed. Thanks for the input. Since the thoracic hardware was placed 4 years ago my right shoulder blade seemed to wing off and get caught somewhere. My PT would help me move it. It would seem better...
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    Thanks Susan, I do not know for sure at this...

    Thanks Susan, I do not know for sure at this point but I do think the referral will be to Rush. The doctors that are treating me are part of Dupage medical. And Rush has offices in their buildings. I...
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    I am looking for someone to help with any...

    I am looking for someone to help with any information on shoulder blade issues. So far, the EMG showed that the long thoracic nerve is alright. The nerves to the muscles that control the shoulder...
  18. So good to hear from you. God bless you this...

    So good to hear from you. God bless you this Easter with all positive things.
  19. Yes Susan we are all waiting to hear. Let the...

    Yes Susan we are all waiting to hear. Let the healing begin!
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    I too went back to work way too soon. At 7 weeks....

    I too went back to work way too soon. At 7 weeks. I had a lot of restrictions and thought I could do it but it was the wrong thing to do. It made my first year really rough. If you can you owe it to...
  21. Susan I will be thinking of you this week and...

    Susan I will be thinking of you this week and praying all goes well. I know you will be busy leading up to the big day. Please let us know how you are doing.Jackie
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    The only info that I have is that nerve begins at...

    The only info that I have is that nerve begins at c5-6-7. That PT is tried first and 6 months or so is allowed for the nerve to settle down. If it doesn't work and the shoulder stays like that then...
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    shoulder blade dropping

    I have had several surgeries including cervical. In the last few months my right shoulder really started to drop. Yesterday the Dr told me ithat the "long thoracic nerve" has a palsy. I am to have an...
  24. THe little box connector is called a domino...

    THe little box connector is called a domino connector. The rods are side by side and fit in a slot that was in the connector. It has holes that I guess the bone formed in and held in place. The left...
  25. pictures of connectors in place and left side removed

    Here are the connector pictures in place and the ones removed from my left side
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