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  1. Thread: spinecor

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    Hello Spinecor users I haven't been on the board...

    Hello Spinecor users
    I haven't been on the board in a couple of years but tuned in today and saw some of MJB's confusion.
    My daughter had surgery in Feb of 2009. The last year, she wore the Cheneau...
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    January Fusion, Looking for Advice

    My daughter, Rachel, will have fusion in January. I am looking for any advice anyone has to offer.
    Thanks
    Cheryl
  3. Thread: spinecor

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    Do any of you have a way to contact MJB directly?...

    Do any of you have a way to contact MJB directly? Her last post about bedwetting has me really concerned about the possibility of diabetes in her child. She said she had an appointment for next...
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    Don't wait until next Tuesday. Things can go from...

    Don't wait until next Tuesday. Things can go from bad to worse quickly with undiagnosed juvenile diabetes.

    My son has been a diabetic since age four. (10 years)Bedwetting was one of the first...
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    My first thought is to check her blood sugar,...

    My first thought is to check her blood sugar, thirst, ect.(I.e. symptoms of diabetes). Also check for a urinary tract infection. Is she avoiding going to the bathroom at bedtime and during the day...
  6. Thread: Pain

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    Headache, backach and fever can be spinal...

    Headache, backach and fever can be spinal meningitis or encephalitis.
    Usually the neck is really stiff and the headach is unbearable, but not always.
    How high is the fever?
    Rachel had a viral...
  7. Thread: Pain

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    I would call or email Dr. Coillard and run the...

    I would call or email Dr. Coillard and run the discomfort by her.
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    I read that if you give them treats whenever they...

    I read that if you give them treats whenever they are together, they begin associating pleasure with the other animal. I did that with our new dog and kitten. The kitten was there first. Every time...
  9. Thread: spinecor

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    Would Dr. Sanders not consider casting? She is so...

    Would Dr. Sanders not consider casting? She is so young. Anne has had good luck holding her daughter alternating casting and Spinecor with Dr. Rivard.
    Best of luck.
    Dr. Koury(sp?) at UAB in...
  10. PXS..............That is a really good one!...

    PXS..............That is a really good one! Sometimes I have PXS with my PMS.LOL!
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    Well, bless your heart, that is a lot to digest!...

    Well, bless your heart, that is a lot to digest!

    Do you know what levels he plans to fuse?

    I have several friends that have had children undergo this surgery in the past couple of years. All...
  12. Thread: spinecor

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    Melissa, Your post made me smile and cry. I am...

    Melissa,

    Your post made me smile and cry. I am so happy that life is slowly becoming more normal. The trip, dance.................. Sigh of relief!

    Hugs friend!
    Cheryl
  13. Thread: spinecor

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    Laura, So glad Immy is doing well. Glad you're...

    Laura,

    So glad Immy is doing well. Glad you're back! It gets lonely without you all!

    Hugs!

    Cheryl
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    Pooka, I think we have an ignore button. I...

    Pooka,

    I think we have an ignore button. I will see if I can remember how it works.

    If you go to your private messaging system, look to the lists on the left of the screen. There is a buddy,...
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    Hugs to you! I am so proud of all your results! I...

    Hugs to you! I am so proud of all your results! I am glad everything went so well!

    TX you are edgey. I know you just had surgery, but reconsider your perspecitive. Sometimes you are critical...
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    Getting rid of a thread

    Hey! Just getting rid of a post
  17. Thread: spinecor

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    Congratulations! I am sooooo happy for you! ...

    Congratulations!

    I am sooooo happy for you!

    Compliance is key to any brace working. But Rachel has always been compliant. Her curve progressed anyway.

    And if your child has a growth spurt...
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    Montreal schedules visits every 5 months. The...

    Montreal schedules visits every 5 months. The first year, I went every 3 or 4 months. Rachel did much better with every 3 or 4. You can catch a potential problem sooner. I think when they are growing...
  19. Thread: spinecor

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    That's good to hear, Ruth. I am glad you forged...

    That's good to hear, Ruth. I am glad you forged ahead.

    William was just diagnosed with scoliosis last week. His curves are not large, but I don't know what I am going to do yet. We haven't had an...
  20. Thread: spinecor

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    Well, if things are not well, it is better to...

    Well, if things are not well, it is better to find out sooner rather than later. Rachel grew a lot in August and September. I think she was fine then. Her growth patterns were great (I marked her...
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    By the way, that person recommmended that we get...

    By the way, that person recommmended that we get the book with the DVD. I haven't checked it out yet.
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    Those exercises were Yoga for Scoliosis by Elise...

    Those exercises were Yoga for Scoliosis by Elise Brown Miller. I would think, if your surgeon clears it with your fusion, that exercises to strengthen your core strength would help your pain. I don't...
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    I will look and find the exercises another forum...

    I will look and find the exercises another forum member sent me that helped her pain. I think I saved that message to my documents.

    I don't know enough about fusions to know when it would be safe...
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    When was your surgery? You would want to be...

    When was your surgery?
    You would want to be absolutely certain that your fusion was complete and you had clearance from your surgeon to pursue other avenues.
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    I know a couple of adults that used the Spinecor...

    I know a couple of adults that used the Spinecor for pain successfully, but they were not fused and didn't get any correction.
    I don't know about use in a fused adult.

    Contact Dr.Rivard and Dr....
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