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  1. Peggy, Just wanted to chime in and say I'll...

    Peggy,

    Just wanted to chime in and say I'll be thinking of you on Monday! You will be in good hands with Dr Buchowski and the staff at Barnes. If you already had a central line put in on Friday,...
  2. Thread: BMP Mishaps

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    Tamena, Wow! I'm not sure I remember reading...

    Tamena,

    Wow! I'm not sure I remember reading that one on the risk list!

    I am very curious about your symptoms as I have been struggling with left foot/left leg nerve issues myself for the past...
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    numb toes 4 years post-op

    Hi Everyone,

    I had a very successful surgery with Dr. Lenke in 2010 (T9 to sacrum with iliac fixation) with no complications. However, in the past couple of months, the leftmost 3 toes of my left...
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    Hi Diane, My heart goes out to you. I know...

    Hi Diane,

    My heart goes out to you. I know what you mean by feeling like you're in a "no win" situation. In my experience, you are truly in the toughest part of the journey right now! Trying to...
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    Hi, My understanding matches Sharon's. I thought...

    Hi,
    My understanding matches Sharon's. I thought I had read that the majority of structural lumbar curves were to the left. I believe that the majority of structural thoracic and thoracolumbar...
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    Welcome

    Welcome, Dawn!

    I have a T9-sacrum fusion that was done when I was 46 years old. I also live in Ohio. I am very pleased with my results. I was in the hospital for 5 days and 4 nights. Since I had...
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    Hi Cathy, I also had/have a right thoracolumbar...

    Hi Cathy,
    I also had/have a right thoracolumbar curve. My curve was also very stiff. Two years before I had surgery, when my curve measured 65 degrees, my bending X-ray (done by Dr. Boachie) only...
  8. Happy Anniversary

    Happy 3 year anniversary today, Karen! Hope you do something special to celebrate. I look forward to hearing about your follow up appointment.

    Best,
    Kathy
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    Hi Peg, I live in the Columbus, Ohio area. I...

    Hi Peg,

    I live in the Columbus, Ohio area. I would be happy to talk with you further about my scoliosis "journey". I traveled to St. Louis to have my surgery with Dr. Lenke at Barnes Jewish...
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    Best wishes, Maggie! You will be in wonderful...

    Best wishes, Maggie! You will be in wonderful hands on Monday!

    My surgeon was Dr. Lenke and I also had my central line on a Friday and my surgery on the following Monday. It's a little hard to...
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    Patty, I'll be thinking of you tomorrow. You are...

    Patty,
    I'll be thinking of you tomorrow. You are in good hands! It will be fine. You probably already have your central line, so that part is over. Now you just go to sleep and let Dr. Bridwell...
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    Happy Birthday, Michele! I saw in your blog...

    Happy Birthday, Michele!

    I saw in your blog that your birthday is on Thanksgiving. I hope your surgery went well. I keep thinking about you and picture you getting stronger each day!

    Kathy
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    Michele, I will be part of the "chorus" of...

    Michele,

    I will be part of the "chorus" of folks who will be thinking of you and praying for you as you head into this challenging surgery on Thursday. You deserve an excellent outcome and you...
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    Pam, My thoughts and prayers will be with you...

    Pam,
    My thoughts and prayers will be with you tomorrow, also. I hope your surgeon can find the cause of your pain and address it! I'll be watching for your (or your husband's) posts.
    Kathy
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    I'll be thinking of you tomorrow

    Tamena,

    I'll be sending positive energy and prayers to you tomorrow and praying for your surgical team also. You will do great!! For me, the pain was very well controlled in the hospital. ...
  16. Hi Mary, I went back to work at 13 weeks...

    Hi Mary,

    I went back to work at 13 weeks post-op. I was, thankfully, able to work from home for about a month and then started to drive into the office 2-3 days a week. I have a somewhat clunky...
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    Pam, Has the infection cleared up? Hope so! ...

    Pam,
    Has the infection cleared up?

    Hope so! You (and others with lingering pain and issues) are always in my thoughts.
    Kathy
  18. Hannah, Loved your "peace out"! You are...

    Hannah,

    Loved your "peace out"! You are making excellent progress. Keep up the good work.

    Kathy
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    Heidi, Thinking of you! I know that you are...

    Heidi,

    Thinking of you! I know that you are going to do great! You are young. You have an excellent surgeon and a top jotch team who will be working on you. You are right where you need to be....
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    Heidi, Sorry about that! Da, I was looking at...

    Heidi,
    Sorry about that! Da, I was looking at September not October. Friday will be good as well. You will do great!!!

    I know how scary this pre-surgery time can be. It really was worse than...
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    Heidi, Wow, that brings back the memories of...

    Heidi,

    Wow, that brings back the memories of my pre-opt day. It is really a full day. Sounds like you did great! My flight was also impacted by the east coast weather Tuesday evening, so I know...
  22. Amazing!

    Karen,

    Congratulations! You must be an incredible golfer! You have won this championship 24 times previously?!?! And, then you came back 1 year after a huge fusion surgery to win again! I...
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    Hi, I am anxious to hear about everyone's...

    Hi,

    I am anxious to hear about everyone's visits with Dr. Lenke yesterday. I arrived at the x-ray department at 6:45am and was leaving Dr. Lenke's office by 9:30am. So, I think I missed many of...
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    Hi Pam, I had occasional pain in my SI joints...

    Hi Pam,

    I had occasional pain in my SI joints from 8 weeks post-op to probably about 18 months post-op. I also had (and still have) some sensitivity over those pelvic screws. I asked Dr. Lenke...
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    Yes! I have my 2-year follow-up at 7am on...

    Yes! I have my 2-year follow-up at 7am on September 19th. I would love to chat with you, Evelyn! I will be there with my dear aunt who lives in St. Louis and always accompanies me to appointments....
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