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    Not at all difficult! At first it felt like a...

    Not at all difficult! At first it felt like a pinch type feeling but I guess once the ribs gee back it went away.
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    Hi Jackie, I had a thoracaplasty in Miami. It was...

    Hi Jackie, I had a thoracaplasty in Miami. It was done during my revision surgery in 1994 by Dr. Shufflebarger. I'm pretty sure he is not treating adults anymore or at least any that were not his...
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    Thanks Jackie and Babyboomer. I appreciate the...

    Thanks Jackie and Babyboomer. I appreciate the kind words. Doctor has discontinued physical therapy as it was making matters worse. Apparently this is a rare neuromuscular disorder. I doubt I will...
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    My left sided pain

    Most of you have been following my struggle with left sided pain. I have undergone two additional spinal surgeries in the past two years in search of the cause. My original fusion was extended to my...
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    He tried to order an MRI, but the approval got...

    He tried to order an MRI, but the approval got denied. I am going to see him Friday. I guess after he sees me there will be more documentation to support the MRI. Btw.... I had my pelvic screws out...
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    Thanks Ed, My doctor already tried the medrol...

    Thanks Ed, My doctor already tried the medrol pack, I'm losing another nights sleep with this again. Does it have something to do with all our other fusions? Getting sick of being in the or
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    Thanks for the reply. I have been dealing with...

    Thanks for the reply. I have been dealing with this for a month or so. So scared because of the loss of strength in my arm. Took one round of steroids and only helped slightly. Then I had a day or...
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    Neck and arm symptoms

    Most of you know me. I have had 5 spine surgeries. I am still suffering in pain. My fusion runs from t5 to s1. I have had Harrington rods, flexible rod, rods removed due to infection and then rods...
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    Thanks Jess, I haven't been on here lately. ...

    Thanks Jess,

    I haven't been on here lately. Just been so upset about going through surgery and then to still have the pain. I don't want to bring anyone else down or discourage them from having...
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    Just as much pain on my left side as before...

    Just as much pain on my left side as before surgery. The surgeon removed everything and put it all back in. The left iliac screw was loose, so he left both of them out when he put me back together....
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    Just as painful as the original revision. I...

    Just as painful as the original revision. I still have surgical pain so it's hard to tell if things are any better.
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    Thanks home! !

    Thanks home! !
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    Hey Ed, Thanks for all the information you...

    Hey Ed,

    Thanks for all the information you have given me. You have really helped me prepare for this. Hoping they find the problem when they open my back and then they won't have to flip me.
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    Thank you!!!

    Thank you!!!
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    Mabeckoff it's here! You go tomorrow and I will...

    Mabeckoff it's here! You go tomorrow and I will be leaving tomorrow for my Tuesday morning surgery. Good luck to you! It may take me a bit longer to get back on the computer.

    Hopefully we...
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    Can you borrow a phone?

    Can you borrow a phone?
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    Babyboomer16 was your revision done posterior or...

    Babyboomer16 was your revision done posterior or anterior? I am going on Tuesday for an exploration of fusions in my Lumbar and sacrum. If they find a problem they will reinstall all the hardware...
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    I got that app too. Can't say I am in love with...

    I got that app too. Can't say I am in love with it. There are so many other forums and you have to enter the scoliosis one every time you use it. Doesn't hold it on there.
  19. I'm right with you, I am having a 12 hour double...

    I'm right with you, I am having a 12 hour double surgery on Tuesday. Going through my back to check fusions then anterior fusing.
  20. Wow Melissa, I never thought there was someone...

    Wow Melissa, I never thought there was someone who had more surgeries than me. You poor thing!
  21. Here you go Ed, I think you mean't me for the...

    Here you go Ed, I think you mean't me for the list of surgeries.


    Scoliosis Surgery Harrington Rods Miami Children's Hospital age 14 1976 Harrington rods- Dr Shufflebarger

    Revision Surgery...
  22. Here you go Ed, I think you mean't me with the...

    Here you go Ed, I think you mean't me with the breakdown of surgeries.
  23. I have a long history of revision surgery. Last...

    I have a long history of revision surgery. Last year I was fused from l2-s1. They believe I have a non union which is causing leg pain in calf and back of thigh. I can not sit for longer than 10...
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    I take it back on being the best days. Since I...

    I take it back on being the best days. Since I was having such good days, I ventured out to the mails yesterday. I could not wait to get home. My calf and back of thigh and butt were just aching. ...
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    How are you doing Tamena? I've been wondering...

    How are you doing Tamena? I've been wondering how your surgery went. I have really had the best days the last few days. If I remember correctly this happened last time and I second guessed my...
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