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  1. Yes we just had an out of brace xray yesterday...

    Yes we just had an out of brace xray yesterday and her curve has progressed to 42 degrees even being in her brace 22 hrs a day.
    Seems every time we get an xray its always going up.
    The one before...
  2. Anyones child had or having growing rods put in

    Hi
    It looks as though my 8 year old child needs growing rods put in for her scoliosis.
    I am looking for anyones child who has had or is going to have these put in.
    I would love to hear about your...
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    unfortunatly we live in Canada and they do not do...

    unfortunatly we live in Canada and they do not do VBS here as of right now.
    Our doctor is not against it, he just wants more statistics and results and such.
    I sure hope in the future this...
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    HI Just read your thread.My daughter is 8 yrs...

    HI
    Just read your thread.My daughter is 8 yrs old and has been in a Boston TSLO type brace for just about a year now.
    The first 8 wks were very hard and trying for her as well as her parents.
    We...
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    Oh I never thought the Benadryl Spray I actually...

    Oh I never thought the Benadryl Spray I actually have that. It sure would be great if her body aclimatized to the heat for sure.
    I have been doing the rubbing alchohol thing, but what exactally does...
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    Hers is a front closure one, but its so skinny...

    Hers is a front closure one, but its so skinny and slender fitting its very tight , she cannot pull it open enough to get it on. Even I have to use my arm muscles to pull it wide enough for her to...
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    Thanks for your reply. The pump spray sounds...

    Thanks for your reply.
    The pump spray sounds interesting, I will have to look for some. I did however find some cornstarch powder and we have used it while she goes off to school, since I cannot get...
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    heat rash

    thanks for your reply, actually I think I was looking for you, since your daughter is the same age as my daughter. Awhile back about being penpals.
    Anywys I did ask about drilling holes, they said...
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    Heat Rash and Scoliosis brace wearers

    HI
    My 8 yr old daughter has Scoliosis and wears a Boston Brace 22 hrs a day. She got her brace last summer so was just transitioning into it and not wearing it full time at school. She was in an air...
  10. Hi Kara Wow its been awhile since I have been on...

    Hi Kara
    Wow its been awhile since I have been on here.
    Well I must say first off my daughter now 8 yrs old is quite the trooper.
    After the first couple mths of getting used to the brace and all...
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    Thank you all for your replys, her doctor does...

    Thank you all for your replys,
    her doctor does count in the water as out of brace time, but I think for that week we will allow her some time to also have fun and be on vacation, epseacially when...
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    scoliosis and travel question

    Hi
    Our 7 yr old daughter was diagnosed with scoliosis in March and was braced this past June. She is wearing a Boston type brace 22-23 hrs a day.
    Though we just had her first set of x-rays about 2...
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    well I e-mailed I believe it was Maria and told...

    well I e-mailed I believe it was Maria and told briefly about my daughter and that I wanted to do the screening, but have not yet heard back from her about this. So when I go to the forum and put my...
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    Thanks, I just recieved an e-mail, to e-mail...

    Thanks, I just recieved an e-mail, to e-mail either Amanda, Cara or Maria to do a screening. So now I believe I wait for the screening???
    I quickly gave a brief history in my e-mail.
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    Thanks so much. Though I am having some trouble...

    Thanks so much.
    Though I am having some trouble getting onto the forum, just waiting for confirmation or something they have to e-mail me so that I may go onto the forum.
    DO you know where in...
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    I actually looked it up, sounds very interesting....

    I actually looked it up, sounds very interesting.
    Though one problee, we live in Canada and I do not think they do this here. We go see her speacialist this Thursday for in brace x-rays. I will ask...
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    It actually does not hurt her by her leg area,...

    It actually does not hurt her by her leg area, but she says inside. Its not cutting into her legs. Its like she wants or needs to sit perfectly traight. Unfortunalty theater seats and car seats are...
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    thanks, I just thought more kids may have...

    thanks, I just thought more kids may have experienced this issue and have a few answers or tips.
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    Need help for my daughter please

    Hi
    My 7 yr old daughter was diagnosed with Scoliosis a couple mths back . She has a double curve. Top one was 28 degrees and lower one was 19 degrees.
    She has been in a Boston brace for just over a...
  20. Thanks so much, yes my daughter too has a few of...

    Thanks so much, yes my daughter too has a few of the BostonT-shirts made for her brace. Very expensive though.
    OUr orthitist also gave us a box of 100% cotton stockinette tubing ( like the stuff...
  21. I saw your daughters x-rays, amazing. I never...

    I saw your daughters x-rays, amazing. I never realized their brace time could change as their backs possibly straightened out.
    What is the difference with a cheneau brace vs a boston?, if you do not...
  22. Thanks so much. I am not sure we have that...

    Thanks so much.
    I am not sure we have that particular brace in Canada or rather if our doctor deals with it.
    I know they have just recently got the Providence brace only worn at night, but have yet...
  23. Our 7 yrs old daughter has scoliosis, looking ofr others in the same situation

    Hi
    I am new here and our daughter was just diagnosed with scoliosis this past March, from x-rays. We got into a scoliosis speacialist in Edmonton Alberta Canada and her doctor is Dr.Hedden.
    He...
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