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    Everyone is effected differently by their...

    Everyone is effected differently by their Scoliosis surgeries so we can't say that having this or that surgery will be the same for everyone. We can only speak generally. Actually, in my case having...
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    hardware removal after sacrum surgery

    I saw a well-known scoliosis surgeon the other day and they said that it was possible to have the hardware removed after you had been fused to the sacrum. You just have to wait two years. Maybe this...
  3. Hello: I am glad to hear you are home. I...

    Hello:

    I am glad to hear you are home. I haven't followed this thread all along so I may have missed something, so when you feel well enough would you please give us an overview of what happened...
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    Alternative to fusion to the sacrum

    Well I have finally found my surgical alternative to being fused to the sacrum. It is a temporary alternative, but it will last several years hopefully. I will post more info later.

    Thanks,

    T1
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    knee tracking problems

    I saw the knee doctor again. He is the third one I've seen. The other two kept telling me that I had arthritis in both knees but that according to the MRI it wasn't that bad and there was nothing to...
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    Disc surgery/also finding malpractice info on surgeons

    [QUOTE=sadgirl;66611]Donna,
    I am being told after 30+ years with a harrington rod, and a disc surgery done 2002, that I am in need of yet another back surgery...my regular orthopedic just wants to...
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    facet joint pain

    Hi and so sorry to hear about all your pain and the surgeries. You poor girl, my heart goes out to you for sure. Regarding pain and facet injections: what type of pain did the facet injections...
  8. Hello and so sorry to hear that you have to have...

    Hello and so sorry to hear that you have to have such a massive revision operation. I wasn't here in 2008, so I'm not quite clear on the details. You had surgery in 2008 and now all the...
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    Deep tissue massage

    Ever since being fused, my thoracic area has felt tight and uncomfortable. I have seen it referred to on this site as the "bear claw" feeling. Many times I also get a dull ache there, and also a...
  10. Yes, but that's not really what I meant. : -? ...

    Yes, but that's not really what I meant. : -? Doctors hearing from their own patients privately is not the same as patients contributing in person during a conference like this. I've been at other...
  11. conference by surgeons on fusion to the sacrum surgery

    Here's some surgeons talking about how far to fuse in Scoliosis revision surgery. Also about pedicle screws.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZfMtAJOMhw
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    So sorry to hear this

    Hi Spring:

    My heart went out to you when I read your post. I appreciate your honesty. Your honesty will help other people.

    I am so sorry that you had to have the fusion to sacrum surgery, and...
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    Artifical Discs

    Linda:

    Can you please elaborate about the two people you know who had the "drastic results" from artificial disc replacement below their scoliosis fusions? Thank you!
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    Update on knees

    So I have now seen two knee surgeons who say I have Chondromalacia Patella, which is a breakdown in the cartilage under the knee caps, or in other words, pre-arthritis. No one will do surgery yet,...
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    Here is some info on sacrum fusions. I guess some...

    Here is some info on sacrum fusions. I guess some people do have to have the hardware removed later. It's good to know it can be done.
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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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  24. 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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