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  1. Yes, Dingo. Another one out of line. Apologies...

    Yes, Dingo. Another one out of line. Apologies for the wandering.
  2. I've worked on fixing my own scoliosis as well,...

    I've worked on fixing my own scoliosis as well, as I've mentioned in Tamztom's thread. I just returned from Wales, and find myself waking up with a better back every morning. I'm happy to call him my...
  3. Thread: Neck problems

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    Hey Ed, I really hate hearing this. It sometimes...

    Hey Ed,
    I really hate hearing this. It sometimes seems like scoli-bodies are easier to map starting with the spots that do NOT hurt.

    I have neck issues and am not fused. One of my fears is that...
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    Ahh....I looked up Linda's reference and it was...

    Ahh....I looked up Linda's reference and it was Dr. Kumar in Littleton. Her post from a couple years ago said she had heard good things about him...
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    Welcome, Carole! You have come to the right...

    Welcome, Carole!

    You have come to the right place....

    There is a doctor in Denver, Dr. Shay Bess. I have not yet had surgery, but I have seen him a couple
    times. Another young woman on the...
  6. I think if I had those trainers pushing on me, I...

    I think if I had those trainers pushing on me, I would straighten up.

    Poor whale is probably going to need fusion anyway...
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    ....the continuing story: My mother had...

    ....the continuing story:

    My mother had surgery Dec 10 of last year, so she's right at 7 months. The result was considered successful in that her CT's show her neck looking as it should- bearing...
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    Here's one I found on Amazon, available from Gap:...

    Here's one I found on Amazon, available from Gap:

    http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=835875022&tid=goamz1r&kwid=1&ap=14

    If the link doesn't work, I typed in "Men's wide neck t shirt" in...
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    I keep looking at all the beautiful even spaces...

    I keep looking at all the beautiful even spaces between his ribs on today's x-ray. That amazes me...
  10. Thread: CA bound

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    Ditto, Melissa... Can't wait to hear what your...

    Ditto, Melissa...

    Can't wait to hear what your new doctor advises (Thank you, Linda!). You have been through a lot. Let us know.

    Hugs!
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    That x-ray brought tears to my eyes. What a...

    That x-ray brought tears to my eyes. What a story. Thanks for being such a great mom, Elisa, and also thank you to all the devoted parents on this forum who cut to the chase and gave her top notch...
  12. Thread: My Turn

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    Linda, I looked at your x-rays and let out a...

    Linda,

    I looked at your x-rays and let out a little ahhhh of approval. Yes, fellow scolis do appreciate a good set of radiographs without the astonishment of the hardware surprise!

    Hope you...
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    Me too, Elisa... I've been off working on a...

    Me too, Elisa...

    I've been off working on a twice a year off-to-the-hills work assignment where I have no cell reception and no computer, but I've been checking the forum late at night. Your Elias...
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    Jess, At this point, I have not scheduled...

    Jess,
    At this point, I have not scheduled surgery. When I joined the forum, I had been advised by a local orthopedic guy that I needed fusion soon. So I went to three other doctors in the last 3...
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    Hey everyone... Thanks for all the positive...

    Hey everyone...

    Thanks for all the positive feedback- makes me feel fun again!

    Lori- I'm feeling kinda sad that we won't be roomies with Dr B this June. Actually, my out-of-network insurance is...
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    Thank you VERY much, Miss Jennifer. Just what I...

    Thank you VERY much, Miss Jennifer. Just what I wanted to hear.:)
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    Yes, that would be a good thread.... and Yes,...

    Yes, that would be a good thread....

    and Yes, great story, Jenee'...hope you are still coming along well.

    Another of the many reasons I've appreciated this forum: I was never braced and always...
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    Aw, Ed, I thought it was funny. I laughed ROL...

    Aw, Ed, I thought it was funny. I laughed ROL (right out loud). i always want everyone to respond to every one of my posts, but unless a question is asked, I guess we have to be satisfied with hoping...
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    I'm not fused yet, but my confusion level is...

    I'm not fused yet, but my confusion level is about a 14, on a scale of 1-10.:)
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    Spectacular...I flipped back and forth between...

    Spectacular...I flipped back and forth between the two x-rays five or more times...and I only have 1/2 hr for lunch today!

    I've loved reading your story, Elise. Just amazing...
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    Hi....! My "plan" was to see where I was in...

    Hi....!

    My "plan" was to see where I was in the spring of 2011. Now that it's here, I can think of so many things that sound better than surgery. I'm not one of the ones who has no pain, but mine...
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    Susan, I have had success with getting rid of...

    Susan,

    I have had success with getting rid of the neck headaches after buying the book, "Fixing You: Neck Pain and Headaches" by Rick Olderman. I'm still pre-fusion (confusion), so maybe it's...
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    I've loved reading the news of Elias and you too,...

    I've loved reading the news of Elias and you too, Mom! When I looked at the recent pic of Elias walking down the hallway, I had a thought of the man he will become, and what a good man he will be. I...
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    I'm wondering how your kitties get along with...

    I'm wondering how your kitties get along with your chillies? Just doesn't seem like a good mix. Beautiful cats, though...all of them here.

    I'm working up the wherewithal to get another one...we...
  25. Thread: Help?

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    Becky, First of all, so nice to have you back!...

    Becky,

    First of all, so nice to have you back! But, so sorry that matters have only degenerated further...yet, the good news about that is that you are ever so much closer to putting yourself...
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