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  1. Suzie bee, That was nice of you to throw up...

    Suzie bee, That was nice of you to throw up Rohrerís dystonia posts, I know she spent countless hours researching and trying to figure out what was happening to her.

    Gardener, I agree with Liz....
  2. Oh boy, Be careful on mentioning the word ďRVĒ...

    Oh boy, Be careful on mentioning the word ďRVĒ around your husband.....He just might come home with a Boeing Dreamliner 787. (smiley face)

    I have always believed that scoliosis is caused by a...
  3. Every minute that passes, the body heals...

    Every minute that passes, the body heals itself....and after scoliosis surgery, there is a lot of healing going on. Everything has been moved into its new shape, bone removed, ground away, drilled...
  4. Very very nice! and on a 43T/46L At 12, I would...

    Very very nice! and on a 43T/46L At 12, I would also be getting a little jumpy with those curves....

    She is going to do great!

    Ed
  5. Thread: Anterior

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    Dixie, they will get you fixed up..... I had a...

    Dixie, they will get you fixed up.....

    I had a post surgical clam-shell.....it offers that added level of protection. I kinda felt like a Galapagos tortoise on Percoset. You push off with your...
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    This sounds like a really good idea..... How...

    This sounds like a really good idea.....

    How is the Spark plug doing?

    Ed
  7. I understand.....Quality of life is something...

    I understand.....Quality of life is something many donít understand unless they lose it. You have to struggle to know.....

    I would ask about your cervical dystonia situation and how comfortable...
  8. Jenn Thanks for the update on your mom. It is...

    Jenn

    Thanks for the update on your mom. It is very hard to get comfortable after scoliosis surgery and everything feels so stiff and strange.....Just tell her its normal and to hang in there....
    ...
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    Linda They sure stress the sagittal plane........

    Linda

    They sure stress the sagittal plane..... ďNot coronal cobb angleĒ (page 15)

    They mention the lordosis component a few times, and they donít like these curves too large..... (grim face) ...
  10. I donít know if there have been any other...

    I donít know if there have been any other Cervical dystonia patients that have posted here.......you could try the search box. I can see why Dr S would want to stay lower at T6.....Liz, I did look at...
  11. Iím still here and plugging along just...

    Iím still here and plugging along just fine.....(smiley face) This deserves its own thread as I think there are none on this topic. Do we have the advantage due to our bone integrity? or lack of...
  12. Thread: Anterior

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    No.....but I think Tonibunny did 2 of...

    No.....but I think Tonibunny did 2 of them....entry points wrap around the side, below the armpits, for accessing the anterior in the thoracic. I have read that they are the grand puba of pain. You...
  13. Thread: Anterior

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    Yes, Dixie it was good.... I have read that...

    Yes, Dixie it was good....

    I have read that doing an anterior ďbalancesĒ out the fusion. In posterior surgeries, they lay the autograft along the rods and it fuses along the rods on the backside...
  14. Ok, What did Dr Gupta say? Did he say get...

    Ok, What did Dr Gupta say?

    Did he say get this fixed? or can you wait? The question mark comment doesnít sound all that great you know. Any extreme leaning canít be good. Iím afraid you will...
  15. Calm blue ocean.....its going to be ok.... ...

    Calm blue ocean.....its going to be ok....

    Post when you can.....

    Ed
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    The future of blood testing

    Afraid of the needles? It gets better every day.....Timely, low cost blood testing at Walgreens.
    ...
  17. Susan I righted your CTís below...... I can...

    Susan

    I righted your CTís below......

    I can understand how you feel about all of this....its hard for sure and will take time. Your kyphosis along with osteoporosis is not the best combination...
  18. Cool, I donít know what kind of checklist your...

    Cool, I donít know what kind of checklist your looking for. I have attached a prep list....

    Ask if you have any questions....

    For example, Grabbers sometimes are provided by insurance companies...
  19. Peg, I also took various NSAIDís over the...

    Peg, I also took various NSAIDís over the years.....and yes, they do work well....

    I quit Celebrex and Bextra in Sept 2002 by swimming in the ocean all day long in Hawaii. I terminated one...
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    I could imagine the wake up test being quite...

    I could imagine the wake up test being quite confusing if you own a Tesla. Its electric and has no gas pedal.....or if one uses a horse. ďDoc, if I pull on the reins, will that work?Ē (smiley face)
    ...
  21. Cool I personally would ask about the robot...

    Cool

    I personally would ask about the robot assist just out of interest....This is a valuable tool.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazor_Robotics
    http://mazorrobotics.com/the

    Her plumb line...
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    Sharon What’s funny is that this guy has a...

    Sharon

    What’s funny is that this guy has a HUGE photo of his dog in his office......3’ x 4’. Its bigger than life and his dog looks just like a tan colored Dingo....

    I should hang a HUGE photo...
  23. I also understand Linda... Its hard to have...

    I also understand Linda...

    Its hard to have things like this happen to fellow posters....after awhile it tears your heart out. I almost quit posting after Walidís surgery from extreme sadness.
    ...
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    Jess, Glad to see that Sparky is home. I...

    Jess, Glad to see that Sparky is home.

    I received an e-mail with this photo sent to me by a co-worker the other day. Anyway, he walked in and I mentioned that I didnít have the right glasses and...
  25. Susan, there are quite a few different types of...

    Susan, there are quite a few different types of lifts out there these days. If you could get someone from a medical supply company to come out, they can help with the selection. Here is another style...
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