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    Jess, I have not had knee surgery yet, although...

    Jess, I have not had knee surgery yet, although I've seen two knee surgeons with my managed health plan. I have left that plan now and gone into independent MediCare and Medi-Cal, so I will be trying...
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    Knee Arthritis from Scoliosis Surgery

    Hi Everyone:

    I'm fused from T2 - L3.

    I've read a few postings here about people who are fused to the sacrum having toe and heel problems because they stand differently after surgery, but I...
  3. I am so sorry for this horrible paralysis and...

    I am so sorry for this horrible paralysis and ongoing pain, Susan. How disappointing and frustrating! I am glad at least that the skilled nursing facility you are in is treating you decently. I...
  4. S1 joint injetion today

    I had a S1 joint injection today on right and left side No IV pain meds were offered, so I did it with lidocaine only. It actually was not as painful as the caudel epidural I had two weeks ago, and...
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    Update

    Well, I am finally seeing some decent surgeons since leaving my lousy managed health care plan they made me be in when I was on MediCaid/Medi-Cal. Now that I'm in independent MediCare, I can go...
  6. Thank you, Susan, for the suggestions about...

    Thank you, Susan, for the suggestions about getting on and off the narrow table. I asked for another gurney so I could log roll off the table and they said they didn't have one. No matter how much I...
  7. Caudel Epidural, S1 injections, Facet injections, Medial Branch blocks/Radio Ablation

    I know many of us that have had surgery are now with pain management practices and have day-surgery epidural procedures done. I have had a caudel epidural, and the first part of "medial branch block"...
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    I'm sincerely glad to hear these successful fused...

    I'm sincerely glad to hear these successful fused to the sacrum stories. Maybe those who posted on this thread could start another thread to help others getting sacrum surgery. It certainly seems...
  9. I am so sorry about your severe pain! This is...

    I am so sorry about your severe pain!

    This is why scoliosis surgery patients need to ask their surgeons for a pain management doctor to manage their pain starting right after leaving the operating...
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    Update; I am in touch with one lady from this...

    Update;

    I am in touch with one lady from this site who has had a laminectomy done after Scoliosis surgery and my research continues into options other than being fused to the sacrum. I have been...
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    Avoiding scoliosis revision surgery

    Hi Everyone:

    Like many others, I have severe Degenerative Disc Disease below my fusion. I was fused T2 – L3 in 1987 with Harrington Rods and Luque wires. My surgeon made a stupid mistake and put...
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    Scoliosis surgery - the good and the bad

    I came across these other sites where people talk about their scoliosis spinal fusion surgeries. There are successes and failures, and a lot of people out there looking for answers, and I thought...
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    MediCare and MediCaid/Medi-cal clarified

    To clarify about MediCaid and Medi-Care:

    If you are on SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) then, after you've been disabled for two years, you are Medi-Care eligible. Medi-Care ONLY covers...
  14. Article on types of Adult Scoliosis Surgery

    http://www.hss.edu/professional-conditions_adult-scoliosis-low-lumbar-degenerative-disease-spinal-stenosis.asp#.U7HS4qjY9N0

    This is a very detailed article on Adult Scoliosis Surgery. There is...
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    Cannabis side-effects update

    Hey Everyone:

    OK, I called the Cannabis doctor I saw and also spoke to the dispensery where I got the Gummy Care to report about my side effects. The doc felt that I was reacting to the small...
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    Boog: Thanks for writing in! Are you...

    Boog:

    Thanks for writing in!

    Are you smoking only CBD or CBD mixed with THC? It would be great if you would find this out and let us know.

    You are obviously experiencing the muscle relaxant...
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    Scoliosis surgery patient who used Cannabis

    Here is an interesting and honest account of a lady who had multiple scoliosis surgeries and now uses Cannabis with great success for pain relief.
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    CBD edible Cannabis update

    Hi Everyone:

    Here's an update on the pure CBD edible that I tried earlier today. First, I saw a doc who understood that I wanted a concentrated CBD only form, with no THC, so I would not...
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    Thanks for the replies. Jess, please share with...

    Thanks for the replies. Jess, please share with us what you tried - high THC, low THC, tincture, cream, pills, vaporizer? I would be grateful. And to the other poster, I am so very sorry for all the...
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    cannabis for spinal bone pain from surgery

    My Harrington Rod surgery has left me with a broken spine below my T2 - L3 fusion. Trying to manage the pain in a more healthy way than opiates, so I am looking into all options. I don't feel like...
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    Social Security Disability Insurance and Social Security Supplemental Insurance

    There are two types of Social Security Disability. One is called Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the other is called Social Security Supplemental Insurance. (SSI). It is confusing...
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    Disability

    I appreciate everyone's comments, but one of the posters may have confused some folks. Since it's important that people have the correct info about Social Security Disability, I want to clarify. In...
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    I received Social Security Disability for Scoliosis Surgery Today

    I had my Social Security Disability hearing today. Here are the details in case anyone else is in a similar situation.

    Had Harrington Rod surgery in 1987 by Dr. Vernon Tolo. Surgeon put rods on...
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    I got my disability!

    I received a favorable decision in my Disability hearing today.
    I will be posting another thread with details in the regular surgery forum since I know many people will want to know details and I...
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    Merry Christmas/Merry Morphine

    I just wanted to say to everyone else that has had scoliosis surgery and is in as much pain as I'm in that you are not alone. There are other like us who, during this Holiday season, will spend their...
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