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    So is there a place to purchase the Knit Rite...

    So is there a place to purchase the Knit Rite shirts? I am not sure if we can purchase them from Orthotic Solutions anymore. My daughter is 17 and insurance will no longer pay for them. The shirt...
  2. Thread: SpineKIDS

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    SpineKIDS

    Was Spinekids replaced with another forum for children? It was so helpful for my daughter when she was first diagnosed and braced. I met a students at my school today who was just diagnosed and...
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    Thank you! That is good advice. I believe her...

    Thank you! That is good advice. I believe her doctor at Children's Hospital is the person who is measuring the angles each time. But you do make a very good point. I guess each person who...
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    Thanks! The doctor said he thinks she has 1.5-2"...

    Thanks! The doctor said he thinks she has 1.5-2" of growth remaining. I was surprised she was at Risser 0 since she began mensus last February.

    Do these new results indicate the brace is holding...
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    I thought SpineKids is for the kids and this site...

    I thought SpineKids is for the kids and this site if mostly for adults. Is that incorrect?
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    New x-ray shows slight increase

    Today my daughter went back to Children's Hospital for a follow-up with the orthopedic surgeon. The new x-rays showed T-33, L-16 (out-of-brace). This is an increase from June when she was T-20,...
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    Cara, Can anyone request to have this test if...

    Cara,
    Can anyone request to have this test if they fall into the age range? They are not doing this test in the Washington area, but our doctor did mention it last week. Perhaps it would be...
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    Can a Cheneau brace be adjusted?

    We just had the in-brace x-ray on our daughter's second brace. The results showed that the brace was making minimal correction to her curves. Does anyone have experience where a brace has be...
  9. Thread: X-Ray Question

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    Hi mamandcrm, Yes, my daughter is seen in...

    Hi mamandcrm,

    Yes, my daughter is seen in Fairfax by probably the same doctor as your child. I emailed my concerns to the doctor this week. He explained to me that they try to minimize the...
  10. Thread: X-Ray Question

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    X-Ray Question

    My daughter got her second Cheneau brace two weeks ago. She is scheduled for an in-brace x-ray at Children's Hospital at the end of this month. Each time she has been x-rayed, the technician has...
  11. Thread: spinecor

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    Christine, Congratualtions on the tremendous...

    Christine,
    Congratualtions on the tremendous results for your daughter!

    You said the in-brace and out of brace x-rays would be the same with spinecor. Why? Is there something different about...
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    Curve Holding/Need New Brace Soon

    Two weeks ago my daughter had her first out of brace x-ray (since getting the brace). I think the news is good. She measured T-23, L-15. (She took off the brace 24 hours before the x-ray). ...
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    Amount of Correction in Brace

    Yesterday we took our daughter for her first in-brace x-ray. She was previously T-24*, L-24*. In the brace she measured T-16*, L-7*. I must admit I was disappointed she did not get better...
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    Martha, Congratulations to your whole family on...

    Martha,
    Congratulations to your whole family on a successful surgery! I bet it feels amazing to be home again so soon. All that anxiety leading up to the surgery is in the past and the future...
  15. Thread: spinecor

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    Here are the details on travel by air, land, and...

    Here are the details on travel by air, land, and sea. http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/vacation/ready_set_go/

    Get a passport for everyone in your family now! You never know when a great travel...
  16. MaryLou made some great suggestions. Definitely...

    MaryLou made some great suggestions. Definitely try to take someone else with you to all doctor appointments. I went alone (with my daughter) to the first awful visit. (We've changed the ped....
  17. Hi NikkismM, Welcome to the forum! You will get...

    Hi NikkismM,
    Welcome to the forum! You will get a lot of support from this group. I have only been on this forum about 8 months, since my daughter was diagonosed in October. I sort of know how...
  18. Thread: state testing?

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    You or your parent need to speak to the School's...

    You or your parent need to speak to the School's Testing Coordinator (STC) to resolve the issue and alleviate your concern. This person is usually an administrator, like the Assistant Principal. I...
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    Thanks everypne! The way I see it, my daughter...

    Thanks everypne! The way I see it, my daughter needs two types of camis. One to wear under the brace and another to wear over her brace to protect her new "brace tops" from getting those tiny holes.
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    You were these camis under your brace instead of...

    You were these camis under your brace instead of the Boston-T?
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    Went to the orthotist yesterday. We inquired...

    Went to the orthotist yesterday. We inquired about pain and numbness of left arm. He said DD is probably leaning on the high part of brace under her arm which can cut off the circulation. He wants...
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    Numb Arm & Blotchy Hand?

    My daughter said her arm is numb and hand blotchy on the side where the brace is higher under her arm (left I think). Anyone experience that? We visit the orthotist tomorrow for the 3 week...
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    Helen, How long did you stay in Wisconson with...

    Helen,
    How long did you stay in Wisconson with your daughter for the Schroth therapy? Will you need to go back there for follow-up? There is a Schroth clinic five minutes from my house in...
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    SOSORT Conference 2008

    The 5th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities conference was held in Athens last week. This conference is sponsored by SOSORT(Society On Scoliosis Orthopaedic and...
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    My daughter started wearing a Cheneau brace about...

    My daughter started wearing a Cheneau brace about 3 weeks ago.
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