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    I am currently in the process of receiving my...

    I am currently in the process of receiving my SpineCor brace and I have a thoracic curvature of 28 degrees. Although many doctors are taught that scoliosis does not cause pain in the patient, and...
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    ^I have been prescribed the SpineCor adult brace...

    ^I have been prescribed the SpineCor adult brace because of the chronic back pain that I have been enduring for the past 2 years. My curve is not large, and I am not concerned with decreasing the...
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    I am so sorry that I have not come and checked on...

    I am so sorry that I have not come and checked on this thread earlier. I have been sooo busy!

    As for your question, other than the physical therapy exercises which where given to me, I am do a lot...
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    SpineCor and Weight Loss

    I am in the process of receiving my first back brace (SpineCor) and I have question. I am 18 years old, and I have put on a few pounds since beginning University in September. Over the summer, I...
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    I don't know what I should do

    I just turned 18 in September and I was told that I can no longer see my doctor at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. I have had such bad luck with doctors I now feel like I can no longer...
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    Great....

    Well, I recently returned from a visit to CHEO to see Dr. Moroz. He has told me that there is nothing he can do because he does not know what is causing my pain.

    I had asked him if there was...
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    Nope, it's thoracic.

    Nope, it's thoracic.
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    My curve is 27.5T. The pain is severe all the...

    My curve is 27.5T. The pain is severe all the time, and nothing that I have tried has helped it. Good luck on your appointment, and I wish you all the best.

    Justine
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    Doctor in 1 week: this is my last chance

    Hello everyone!

    I am currently 17 years old and next week I will be going to Ottawa, ON to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario to see Dr. Moroz. Because I will be turning 18 in September, I...
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    With Canadian healthcare the way it is, waiting...

    With Canadian healthcare the way it is, waiting is something that one with any medical condition must come to terms with. I have been waiting one year for this appointment that I have coming up, and...
  11. I believe you should get a second opinion. As an...

    I believe you should get a second opinion. As an adult, you will not get the same treatment as a child, but nevertheless, go get a second opinion. Ask the new physician what you should do next, and...
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    Tired of being looked at ...

    I work at a fast food restaurant down my street, and I have noticed that the more prominent my curve gets, the more looks I get!

    I feel so self conscious it's not even funny. I don't even wear a...
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    Thank you both for your responses. rtremb:...

    Thank you both for your responses.

    rtremb: Thank you for telling me to contact those two doctors. I will definitely do so. I am seeing Dr. Moroz in CHEO and I am hoping that he will help me. I am...
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    Tired of Waiting . . .

    I went to the orthopedic surgeon today and I am beyond angry with everything. January 2007 is when I began to notice that my back was soar. I got diagnosed in March with a 13 degree curvature, and in...
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    Update

    Just a small update, I was told that I now have a 28.5 degree curve, so from 13 to 28.5, and my appointment with Dr. John Hommes is the 14th of September. I am very nervious. I guess I will see...
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    Congradulations! That is such great news. Let's...

    Congradulations! That is such great news. Let's hope it continues to go down!
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    Depending if you are still growing or not but you...

    Depending if you are still growing or not but you should be wearing it the length of time your doctor has requested it.
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    Honestly, I have just sucked it up and not let it...

    Honestly, I have just sucked it up and not let it get in the way of my life. I am not going to revolve my life around this, and it definitely won't stop me from doing things that I love.

    Now, I...
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    You used to be able to order one through your...

    You used to be able to order one through your family physician, but now, because of the huge line ups, they are no longer aloud. It could take 1 month for the specialist to call for the appointment,...
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    Yes I am still having leg numbness, pain mostly...

    Yes I am still having leg numbness, pain mostly at night and in the morning hours, trouble sleeping at night and no medication has been helping. I was just diagnosed with an under active thyroid, so...
  21. I absolutely love them. They hide my curve very...

    I absolutely love them. They hide my curve very well. You will probably need to try on many of them. Some companies don't cut the fabric enough around the stomach area so it really does make you look...
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    I am still waiting for an orthopedic surgeon. I...

    I am still waiting for an orthopedic surgeon. I am hoping that they give me an MRI, but what if they don't? Is there a way that I could request one or something?
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    I'm going to be 17, and I haven't grown for about...

    I'm going to be 17, and I haven't grown for about a year now.

    I have not got an MRI done as of yet.
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    Quickly Progressing Curvature

    I went for an x ray three months after being diagnosed with scoliosis.

    My initial x ray showed a curvature of 13 degrees, and now my second curvature, which was remeasured twice, shows the curve...
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    Simply tell them you have something called...

    Simply tell them you have something called scoliosis. If they asked for details, tell them your back curves and you need this to make sure it stays straight.

    This is something you must live with....
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