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    Tanning after surgery

    Hello all,

    I wanted to know if any of you have tanned after surgery and how long you waited? I am about 8 weeks post op. The weather here in Ohio has been horrible, rain, rain, and more rain. I...
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    Recovery Lull

    Hi All,
    I had surgery (fusion T2 to L1) March 31, 2011..about 7 weeks ago. I feel like I should be doing better, more. Just doing minor housework, loading dishes, cooking is still tiresome. I am...
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    I had a similar experience. I had a 20ish degree...

    I had a similar experience. I had a 20ish degree curve at the age of 18 (I had used a Scolitron, and then wore a brace for several years as an adolescent). Then in my mid and late twenties started...
  4. I am probably going to have surgery with Dr....

    I am probably going to have surgery with Dr. Lehner in the next month or two, and was curious how previous patients liked him, and how satisfied they are with surgery. Would you mind emailing me and...
  5. Thread: Bone Marrow

    by buckeye95
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    Bone Marrow

    Any opinions on the use of bone marrow (from pelvic area) and fusion? I know BMP seems to be all the rage, but the surgeon I am seeing uses bone marrow.
  6. Confused---Traveling long distance for surgery

    I am trying to select a surgeon, and have met with three.

    My top two choices are:
    Dr. Bridwell & Dr. Lehner.

    I live in Westerville, OH. Lehner is in Dayton and Bridwell is in St. Louis. I am...
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    I have not discussed much with the doctors at...

    I have not discussed much with the doctors at this point, as I was kind of in shock when my current ortho. said that not having surgery was no longer an option. He doesn't do a lot of adult...
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    What questions to ask your surgeon.

    Hello all,

    I am quickly approaching my 2nd and 3rd opinion surgical appointments (after being told that I need surgery for my 60 degree curve that continues to progress). I am trying to compile a...
  9. Thread: Cry For Help

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    Did you ever find pain relief?

    I know this post is old, I came across it when I put in "I want to cry about my scoliosis" in a search engine.

    I was recently told I have to have surgery, and it is a bit overwhelming. I am in...
  10. Does anyone have experience with Ronald Wisneski?

    Has anyone been treated by Dr. Wisneski? If so, can you tell me about your experience with him. Thanks.
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    I am 39 years old. My back was in the 40 degree...

    I am 39 years old. My back was in the 40 degree range when I was 19-20 years old. I had x-rays done periodically, and my curve continued to grow 1-2 degrees every couple of years. Over the past...
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    How much correction to expect & info on Bridwell, Kahn, Kutz, Lehner...

    Thank you to all who responded...and that may respond in the future:)

    I am still researching doctors...if someone can forward the link or list I would greatly appreciate it.

    I would love to...
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    Help finding good doctor---Ohio Area

    Hello all,
    I am new to this forum. I go threw "phases" where I try to get informed about scoliosis and current tx. I have had scoliosis since I was a teen (wore a brace, and the Scolitron then), I...
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