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  1. Thread: Anterior

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    Yes, Dixie it was good.... I have read that...

    Yes, Dixie it was good....

    I have read that doing an anterior “balances” out the fusion. In posterior surgeries, they lay the autograft along the rods and it fuses along the rods on the backside...
  2. Ok, What did Dr Gupta say? Did he say get...

    Ok, What did Dr Gupta say?

    Did he say get this fixed? or can you wait? The question mark comment doesn’t sound all that great you know. Any extreme leaning can’t be good. I’m afraid you will...
  3. Calm blue ocean.....its going to be ok.... ...

    Calm blue ocean.....its going to be ok....

    Post when you can.....

    Ed
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    The future of blood testing

    Afraid of the needles? It gets better every day.....Timely, low cost blood testing at Walgreens.
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  5. Susan I righted your CT’s below...... I can...

    Susan

    I righted your CT’s below......

    I can understand how you feel about all of this....its hard for sure and will take time. Your kyphosis along with osteoporosis is not the best combination...
  6. Cool, I don’t know what kind of checklist your...

    Cool, I don’t know what kind of checklist your looking for. I have attached a prep list....

    Ask if you have any questions....

    For example, Grabbers sometimes are provided by insurance companies...
  7. Peg, I also took various NSAID’s over the...

    Peg, I also took various NSAID’s over the years.....and yes, they do work well....

    I quit Celebrex and Bextra in Sept 2002 by swimming in the ocean all day long in Hawaii. I terminated one...
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    I could imagine the wake up test being quite...

    I could imagine the wake up test being quite confusing if you own a Tesla. Its electric and has no gas pedal.....or if one uses a horse. “Doc, if I pull on the reins, will that work?” (smiley face)
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  9. Cool I personally would ask about the robot...

    Cool

    I personally would ask about the robot assist just out of interest....This is a valuable tool.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazor_Robotics
    http://mazorrobotics.com/the

    Her plumb line...
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    Sharon What’s funny is that this guy has a...

    Sharon

    What’s funny is that this guy has a HUGE photo of his dog in his office......3’ x 4’. Its bigger than life and his dog looks just like a tan colored Dingo....

    I should hang a HUGE photo...
  11. I also understand Linda... Its hard to have...

    I also understand Linda...

    Its hard to have things like this happen to fellow posters....after awhile it tears your heart out. I almost quit posting after Walid’s surgery from extreme sadness.
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    Jess, Glad to see that Sparky is home. I...

    Jess, Glad to see that Sparky is home.

    I received an e-mail with this photo sent to me by a co-worker the other day. Anyway, he walked in and I mentioned that I didn’t have the right glasses and...
  13. Susan, there are quite a few different types of...

    Susan, there are quite a few different types of lifts out there these days. If you could get someone from a medical supply company to come out, they can help with the selection. Here is another style...
  14. Susan, I hate it when you kiss the bathroom...

    Susan, I hate it when you kiss the bathroom floor....

    You know there are devices that will help....it all depends on your bathroom size and exactly what you need. A Hoyer lift makes things easier...
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    Susie Time is flying, and its good to hear...

    Susie

    Time is flying, and its good to hear that you are fine.....I have always enjoyed reading your posts.

    Pretty soon we will all be 10 years post and hanging in there. Our own long term...
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    With all the hoses they had in me and the open...

    With all the hoses they had in me and the open back gown, and a little wind, I pretty sure there was some flash happening in the hallway....a little low speed trolling you might say...

    Now, with...
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    This is probably some of the best advice on this...

    This is probably some of the best advice on this thread for newbies. And I also want to add that recovery is also about “you”. Its your time to concentrate 100% on your recovery, not worrying about...
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    Well thanks! I never know if I’m crashing and...

    Well thanks! I never know if I’m crashing and burning on the comedic effort.....Usually no replies means its pretty good.

    After watching the Shawshank Redemption recently, at the end Andy and Red...
  19. Hi Susan Yes, its been a few years now.... ...

    Hi Susan

    Yes, its been a few years now....

    Poor Chicago......You will have to do the walking tour of Newark, NJ at night and then re-post about Chicago again. He he Or, take the “A” train...
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    Fifa I also waited.....34 years to be exact,...

    Fifa

    I also waited.....34 years to be exact, but after having talks for 2-1/2 years with my surgeon, my procedure became complicated. I was rejected in the end and I had to beg. I had a massive...
  21. GP’s are the gate keepers for the insurance...

    GP’s are the gate keepers for the insurance companies....You usually have to start with them first. They might order x-rays as they are the next step, the next “economical step” in the process. After...
  22. Peggy We never forget the day we commit and...

    Peggy

    We never forget the day we commit and set our dates.....I set my dates on 10/31/07.

    I didn’t plan much since I’m the Oscar Madison of scoliosis surgery! I think I had a frozen lasagna...
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    Sounds great!....She is already being proactive...

    Sounds great!....She is already being proactive as far as needles are concerned....its proof of her bravery since needles and shots are scary things for kids.

    The “why me” question always surfaces...
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    Karen (Sigh) After a lifetime of battling...

    Karen

    (Sigh) After a lifetime of battling scoliosis, and posting for many years now you would think I would get used to this. Usually what I say is learn how to breathe and take those deep...
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    I find it amazing how some of us can make it so...

    I find it amazing how some of us can make it so long with large curves.....I couldn’t make it past age 49, my pain levels were completely out of control. You made it a long time, and I’m assuming you...
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