Search:

Type: Posts; User: Pooka1; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.30 seconds.

  1. Fifty adolescent females. Since 1976, we have...

    Fifty adolescent females.

    Since 1976, we have been treating thoraco-lumbar and lumbar idiopathic curves with the Progressive Action Short Brace (PASB).

    Seems like operatic levels of data...
  2. 48 patients hand selected out of how many...

    48 patients hand selected out of how many treated? Thousands? Are they doing continued PT? Is there something unusual about this small group? Late-diagnosed EOS?

    23 hours a day plus an hour of...
  3. Reference please. References please. ...

    Reference please.



    References please.



    Are you still dealing with the chiro???? Did you read what I posted about chiro chollege? GPAs for admission?? etc.???
  4. Why do you assume they haven't asked the question...

    Why do you assume they haven't asked the question and already gotten an answer to date?



    Are you saying they can read those studies and still conclude AGAINST EVIDENCE that bracing can't...
  5. Are these largely in very small curves? Are they...

    Are these largely in very small curves? Are they all unequivocally AIS?
  6. Hey welcome back, Dustin. Nice analysis,...

    Hey welcome back, Dustin.

    Nice analysis, nicely written.

    I don't understand this point, though...



    Why do you think they won't report curve correction if it was found? I think you have...
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    164

    Kara! Thanks for coming back here and letting us...

    Kara! Thanks for coming back here and letting us know how you are doing. I think about you and how much you have contributed to the forum.

    I am sorry bout the loss of your grandma.

    It sounds...
  8. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Scott has EOS. I was talking AIS. I do not have...

    Scott has EOS. I was talking AIS. I do not have a sense of the range of progression speeds for EOS like I do for AIS.
  9. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    That's true. But my one daughter's curve moved 5...

    That's true. But my one daughter's curve moved 5 degrees a month for several months. To the extent I have been able to calculate progression rate for other kids here, there is nobody whose curve...
  10. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    Because they don't generally remove tethers, it...

    Because they don't generally remove tethers, it seems like it is an open question whether adolescents retain the correction they gained during growth. But because the tethers all break, maybe that...
  11. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    The issue is would these people who are miserable...

    The issue is would these people who are miserable with their fusions be MORE miserable if they weren't fused? Would they be alive?

    Hard to know. Only a surgeon who has some number of patients...
  12. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    Good intel. Do they have to deflate the lung for...

    Good intel. Do they have to deflate the lung for a lumbar tether?



    This is in keeping with the known fact that braces do not improve curves. They can only hope to hold it.
  13. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    I am hoping they solve tethering for adults in...

    I am hoping they solve tethering for adults in the future. One of my two daughters was left with a mid 20s lumbar curve. I wonder if even multiple tethers, serially replaced as they break, is...
  14. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    Wow thanks for checking back, Concerneddad. ...

    Wow thanks for checking back, Concerneddad.

    Seems like you called it pretty close.

    We have had a few people here have even larger curves fail to progress although at least one of those cases...
  15. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    That statement appears to be self-serving chiro...

    That statement appears to be self-serving chiro bullshit. They make shit up. I doubt there is actual research. There is chiro "research" which is solid nonsense. They are not only not trained in...
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,352

    Wow. . . .

    Wow.
    .
    .
    .
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,352

    Also found this in re MAGEC plus congenital ...

    Also found this in re MAGEC plus congenital



    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5396013/
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,352

    Only a pediatric orthopedic surgeon knows the...

    Only a pediatric orthopedic surgeon knows the answer to that question. There is ZERO chance anyone here knows. Maybe even less than zero.

    When MAGEC rods were introduced several years ago, they...
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,493

    1. ASD refers only to the spine (segment =...

    1. ASD refers only to the spine (segment = vertebra). Shoulders and hips are irrelevant to ASD.

    2. The likelihood of ASD below a fusion is a function of where the fusion ends and how straight...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,493

    https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/c4e0/e5815eecf493...

    https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/c4e0/e5815eecf4931c8f54ea0dfc3d407a2cb5b4.pdf?_ga=2.218499099.308852350.1581549275-1460818186.1581549275

    MedicinePublished in Orthopedics 2014...
  21. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    I mean cases where there is only a structural T...

    I mean cases where there is only a structural T curve in a child is a larger percentage of the total than adults where there is only a T curve as a percentage of that total. Specifically, in kids,...
  22. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    Well that is very interesting... first evidence...

    Well that is very interesting... first evidence of what has been apparent here in the anecdotes... you wait longer you lose more levels. on average, small sample size, etc. etc.

    The first thing...
  23. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    These are the type of articles that give the...

    These are the type of articles that give the information that you asked for. After skimming them, absent other conditions that may complicate the case, I bet there is a medical consensus on...
  24. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    Here is a recent edition of arguably the top...

    Here is a recent edition of arguably the top spine research journal in the world published in English.
    ...
  25. Replies
    37
    Views
    19,777

    What is the source of that statistic? It sounds...

    What is the source of that statistic? It sounds high but I don't know of course. Let's just say I bet it is not true.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4