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  1. 13 year old autistic daughter - will need surgery

    I have not posted since our last visit to ortho where he suggested a show lift. It has been 6 weeks and the show lift did not do a thing. In fact after looking at her new xrays yesterday the...
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    o I can't believe how similar our stories...

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    I can't believe how similar our stories are. I have a 13 year old girl, failed her test at school, got a letter in the mail, took her to the Dr, got xrays and 3 curves as well. Xrayed at...
  3. Me too! As this appears to be our issue!!!!! ...

    Me too! As this appears to be our issue!!!!! You definately bring ups some good questions and points. It is nice to be able to post and get some feedback.

    My mom used to be an RN so when she...
  4. It is not a huge discrepancy - 2cm. I was also...

    It is not a huge discrepancy - 2cm. I was also wondering about the limits of shoes. Fortuneatly due to Autism she typically only wears tennis shoes or sandals. But then my thought was if she is...
  5. mle I think his thought process is that the...

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    I think his thought process is that the hips are uneven due to the leg discrepancy. She hasn't gotten the lift yet since we just discovered discrepancy yesterday. So I guess this is the next...
  6. I guess he is hoping with the lift to see some...

    I guess he is hoping with the lift to see some correction with the curve. My mom told me not to hold my breath. It sure would be nice if we slap a lift on and it looks better.

    He did...
  7. 13 year old/mild autism/3 curves - 1st Ortho Appt

    Went to our first ortho appointment today. Discovered a leg length discrepancy. Ortho is having us get a heel lift and we go back in 6 weeks for an xray with lift.

    The major curb is lumbar...
  8. h Thank you so much for your help. I just...

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    Thank you so much for your help. I just entered my information and am awaiting the approval now. From what I have read this would probably be a much better fit for my daughter. Glad to have...
  9. Thanks Linda - I will definately be bringing this...

    Thanks Linda - I will definately be bringing this up at our appointment if the Dr. does not.
  10. WOW! Thank you so much! This is some great...

    WOW! Thank you so much! This is some great information. It is almost the next best thing then some of you coming to the appointment with me :) I will keep you posted on the outcome of her first...
  11. Would you mind giving the web address to the site...

    Would you mind giving the web address to the site that you are referring to so I can take a look at it. I have read about VBS and would like to educate myself a little more about it.
  12. I Thank you for your response. Your...

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    Thank you for your response. Your laundry list is very well thought out. I am just very anxious to get to her first ortho appointment to get the ball rolling and to determine what is going...
  13. 13 year old mildly autistic just diagnosed/what to expect?

    I am completely new to forums so I hope that I am doing this right. I have a 13 year old daughter who was just diagnosed with scoliosis. She has 3 curves. 28 degrees thoracic to the left, 21...
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