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    Much like me

    I have basically the same pains, myself. I am 49 though. I suppose it's time for me to complain. I wear a body jacket to help with my cramps in my muscles along my spine and my shoulders. I hope...
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    Survey for the Science Project

    I wish you the very best in your project!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    You kids really bring tears to my eyes

    You are all lucky to have a place like this to meet and talk. When I was three I got my first brace and I wore the milwaukee until I was 17. Now I am 49 and I am back in a brace because my spine...
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    scoliat12

    Sweetie, the spinecor is a type of brace that is made up basically of a series of elastic straps that work with the rotational ribs and curves to realign the spine. You can do a search on the...
  5. Wish I could help

    I am in almost the same boat as you. I am 49 with a 55 degree curve at the bottom and a 60 at the top now. My left leg and left arm are both effected. I am wearing a body jacket to help to support...
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    Thanks Karen

    There isn't much around here so I would need to go to Memhis, TN I suppose. I haven't tried travel that far in awhile. I do exercise but it's getting difficult now.
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    Structure.........so you are a doctor?

    I am in desperate search of a very good doctor. Here in Mississippi, there are none. My doctor just got caught billing my insurance for visits to her office that I didn't even make. (The latest...
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    God Bless Celia And Her Daughter

    Celia, I am so happy for your daughter. I was born with scoliosis, too. I wore the milwaukee until I was 16-17. Now I am in this body jacket. I want so badly to try the spinecor for my pain...
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    Why the tension?

    What's happened to the forum? We could meet here to talk among each other and get information from our experiences but now, it has become a boxing ring.

    Incidentally, I was trying to post to the...
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    Spencer's Dad is so right!!!!!!!

    I am 49 and wore a brace from my very early childhood years (2-3) until I had stopped growing at about (17). I wore the milwaukee brace all of these years. I constantly complained that my back hurt...
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    Liz......

    Sweetie, I know what you mean about the pain! I'm sorry you are having to deal with it, too. I am 49 and dealing with alot of stressing pain in my back, hips, legs and shoulders. I get headaches...
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    aly.........

    I was reading your posts and tears came into my eyes! You sound like my mom talking. Actually, I wore the milwaukee brace from about age 2 until around 18. The ortho doctor I was seeing then...
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    W. Tennessee

    Sorry to be a namedropper, but Dr. Gardocki at Campbell Clinic in Germantown, TN is not one I recommend.
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    Thanks Linda...........

    I read the article. That's what I figured to be the truth. Actually, I am not looking for correction at my age. I'm trying to prevent the inevitable. They say I will wake up unable to walk. I do...
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    You frighten me........

    Braceguy,
    Serious, do you think that the SPinecor could maybe hold my curve to keep it from worsening? I'm not looking for correction at my age. It is so scarey but this jacket is so much more...
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    I wear.......

    I wear the loose clothing that Coldwater Creek sells. I cannot wear anything that has a fitted waistband. I know nothing about getting anything in underclothing that would fit better, but there are...
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    Thanks for answering......

    All of your information has helped to ease my mind greatly. I thank you. Carol I did contact Dr Deutschman. He was very nice and he was very certain that he could help me. He wanted me to meet...
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    Good Luck

    I want to wish you the very best of luck.
  19. Hi CHEK

    Suck it up? I think not. We all know how much pain is involved with scoliosis. I think, perhaps you would be better if you had the doc refer you now instead of letting this terrific pain ruin your...
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    Thank you Carol

    God Bless You, Carol. I thank you for writing. You are right, because over the past two years, my life has changed so drastically until it's frightening. I have been placed in this body jacket...
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    Mat....thanks

    No actually, anyone here who can give me any information will be most helpful. Such as how they like it, what the doctors are like, any correction info, etc
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    Spinecor Brace Info Wanted

    I have talked with a couple of the doctors who are fitting patients with the "Wonderful" Spinecor brace. They make it sound like a heavenly device. I cannot afford to get the brace now, but I hope...
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    So much the same........

    WOW, you rcomplaints are so much like mine were. I do not wear it anymore. Like I said, though, I am just telling you what I was told and how I feel. It made sense to me, though. Right now, one...
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    Amazing!

    I am 49 now. I talked with Dr. Deutschman on the phone. He comes to Atlanta, Georgia about every three months. He talked so positively about the brace until I just felt relieved that someone had...
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    Vincy.........

    Your curve measurments are much like mine. I have a 50/41 curve. I am in severe pain every day but I do find that the weather has alot to do with the degree of pain. I wore the milwaukee brace...
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