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    I have to ask, how is your plumb? Are you...

    I have to ask, how is your plumb? Are you standing up straight? No leaning forward, or back or to the side?

    Plumb being hanging a string from the center of your neck down to your pelvis. The...
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    Sounds pretty good.... I have had the sharp...

    Sounds pretty good....

    I have had the sharp electrical type pains (down low) before and after my surgeries. They can make us yelp out loud, that's for sure. It's not like they happen too often now...
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    I didn't look at my face for about 10 days. I...

    I didn't look at my face for about 10 days. I grew a beard..... it really didn't matter at that stage

    How is the pain? On a 1-10 scale? Tomorrow you will be 14 days post.

    Has there been any...
  4. Thread: Vitamin D

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    Kathy, I never targeted specific vitamins.... I...

    Kathy, I never targeted specific vitamins.... I would take the occasional multi-vitamin but never noticed anything other than maybe an increase in appetite. You eat like a horse, you have to be...
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    Jessica, If you do not go #2 by tomorrow morning,...

    Jessica, If you do not go #2 by tomorrow morning, It would probably be a good idea to call it in and let them know. A PA or an RN should be able to help you.

    I was actually going #2 each day,...
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    Congratulations Jessica! You made it. Ok, so...

    Congratulations Jessica! You made it.

    Ok, so no ileus.....Did they do your SI joints?

    Nerve pain can take some time and can be an exercise in patience. I noticed that my recovery would come...
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    Devices for the un-fused

    I stumbled across this site that has all sorts of devices....It's sort of like the Home Depot for scoliosis patients....(smiley face)
    https://www.necksolutions.com/store/

    For lumbar stretching, I...
  8. Thread: Vitamin D

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    Vitamin D

    I have known about vitamin D for a really long time and just recently started taking it. (Go figure) It's plastered all over the web, just google "Vitamin D scoliosis" and you will see that scoliosis...
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    Scientist warn of COVID linked brain damage.... ...

    Scientist warn of COVID linked brain damage.... This is todays article.
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    Growing old with scoliosis can be like a security...

    Growing old with scoliosis can be like a security that pays a 5% dividend, but loses 6% year after year. (And owe taxes on the dividend!) Bad days will present themselves, and then we recover...
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    Yeah, I suppose it's been awhile...1978 was when...

    Yeah, I suppose it's been awhile...1978 was when the show came to the states and was an instant hit, we wouldn't miss it. I used his comedy in my early scoliosis days, and then didn't watch the show...
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    Sort of like the ducks in the video. If one has...

    Sort of like the ducks in the video. If one has the bird flu and Parkinson's, what is happening with the others especially with the high transmission rates. Ducks don't know about social distancing....
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    Thanks... I have to mention that if you read...

    Thanks...

    I have to mention that if you read about neuropathies..... viral infections are listed as a possible cause.

    Here is a story about a duck you will find interesting. (and viruses...
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    I needed a good laugh.... We are no strangers...

    I needed a good laugh....

    We are no strangers to neurologic conditions, that's for sure. Just because there is no diagnosis doesn't rule it out....

    It took a really long time for my father's...
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    Jessica, We had a 23yr old poster about 10...

    Jessica,

    We had a 23yr old poster about 10 years ago who posted approx 8-12 hours after a single screw revision surgery which set the forum reply record and blew me away! (John, JDM for the old...
  16. The brace is an extra measure of protection...

    The brace is an extra measure of protection should you fall or stumble....I wore mine when I left the house. I did all my walks outdoors, my surgeon insisted on it. Getting some sunshine, and just...
  17. Jessica, try not to worry about things and trust...

    Jessica, try not to worry about things and trust your medical professionals. They do this stuff all the time. Walk in there confident, not worried.

    One thing I worried about was the bed pan. It...
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    Tina, these are the 3 main centers....There are...

    Tina, these are the 3 main centers....There are others, but these are the main ones.

    HSS Hospital for Special Surgery NYC
    https://www.hss.edu/hss-spine.asp#tab-2...
  19. The word symptoms has me thinking back a few...

    The word symptoms has me thinking back a few decades.....What symptoms and at what frequency? This changes quite a bit over the years. Each of us has to define our own pain and make a judgement call...
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    That's correct. I had drains.....(Installed while...

    That's correct. I had drains.....(Installed while under general anesthesia) Hemovac drains. Not under a local, like a chest tube.

    These were approx 6mm dia hoses. or roughly around 1/4" dia.
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    Looking at Pleural Effusion (Fluid) rates on one...

    Looking at Pleural Effusion (Fluid) rates on one study, they are actually extremely low "without" using drains......but they can happen. 28 out of 3225 patients

    I see they scrapped the large...
  22. Thread: Dancing

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    Well, one thing is certain. Where there is no...

    Well, one thing is certain. Where there is no population, there is no COVID. Logic would mean that highly populated areas would have higher figures.

    With medicine, you have good news and you have...
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    Dr Hannah Straight on COVID and health.

    Here is my favorite doctor talking about COVID-19, and health. She is a local out here in Tahoe.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kYxgCAQnws

    She mentions vitamin D and Dr Hey has also...
  24. Thread: Dancing

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    I pretty much stopped skiing in 2013 because of...

    I pretty much stopped skiing in 2013 because of the lack of deep snow, and my neck problems. We actually had some of the best powder skiing in a LONG time in Feb, 2019, but I was not doing well...
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    Jackie, I follow these sites for COVID figures....

    Jackie, I follow these sites for COVID figures. Also, you can check with the county that you currently reside in for local zip code data. Sites will have moving average charting.
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