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  1. Thread: Surgery 4/14

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    Oh, I know it's on his mind constantly right now....

    Oh, I know it's on his mind constantly right now. I'm glad he's asking questions. Nate is a quiet kid and I find that when he talks, you know it's about something that is really on his mind.
  2. Thread: Surgery 4/14

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    Surgery 4/14

    Hi there

    My 15 year old son was diagnosed with 3 curves last Ocober. Surgery is now scheduled for April 14 at Shriners in Springfield, MA with Dr Masso. We visited the hospital last week and my...
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    It was the office he usually goes to but we saw...

    It was the office he usually goes to but we saw someone different for whatever reason. I just felt it was more of a scare tactic to try to get Nate to wear a brace now rather than based on his...
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    Bracing after surgery?

    My 15 year old son was diagnosed within this past year with 3 curves, 2 of which were over 40 degrees. He also has rotation and complains of a lot of back pain. We went for a follow up last week and...
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    Thanks for the input. We can keep the present...

    Thanks for the input. We can keep the present insurance but at a substantial cost. The insurance is part of a union and he can keep it as long as he's an active member. He needs so many work hours...
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    loss of insurance

    My 15 year old son was diagnosed recently with scoliosis. 43, 41.5 and 19 degree curves. Our insurance presently covers all expenses. His Dr is talking surgery but wants to hold off because he has a...
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    We had another Dr's visit yesterday. Nate chose...

    We had another Dr's visit yesterday. Nate chose to carry his brace into the office rather than wear it. He admitted the reason he isn't wearing it is because it makes his back hurt worse. (Nate has...
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    Thanks for all of the information. They did x-ray...

    Thanks for all of the information. They did x-ray his hand and found out that he has a lot of growing left. He is actually in a major growth spurt now. I think that's why they steered towards the...
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    New to the site

    Approximately 4 weeks ago we were told my 15 year old son has a reverse S curve (largest curve is 41.5). We initially took him to the Dr's due to back pain and were sent to a specialist the next...
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