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    new SpineCor® Pain Relief Back Brace

    ~45 degrees
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    SpineCor® Pain Relief Back Brace

    Is there any information out there on the SpineCor Pain Relief Brace? It seems like a great alternative to the regular Spinecor brace that I have. I am a 59 year old woman with idiopathic scoliosis.I...
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    Scoliosis and Osteoporosis

    Dear Spring72,
    Good luck with your surgery.
    I was wondering about other health issues often found in people with scoliosis. Have you heard of any link between scoliosis and colitis? It is possible...
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    Visit to Montreal

    Dear Ruth,
    Good luck


    Harriet
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    Spinecor

    Dear Allegra,
    The brace, x-rays, etc shouldn't cost you more than ~$3,100. After that follow-up appointments should be ~$120. I will have several appointments over the next year or two. Please...
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    Spinecor

    Dear Allegra,
    I'm sorry you having all these problems with the brace, etc. suggest you e-mail the SpineCor Corporation and tell them your plight. If the doctor in Long Beach is an accredited...
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    Spinecor

    Dear Susie,

    Thanks for the encouraging words. You sure went through a lot. How are you feeling? Do you have to wear a brace now?
    I can't wear loose fun clothes. I am very short and conservative....
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    SpineCor

    Dear Allegra,
    It was nice to hear a few kind words after the lashing I took for venting about the brace. I thought a forum was meant for venting. I guess I was wrong. How do you find wearing the...
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    SpineCor

    I apoligize for my insensitive complaining about the brace. I should have kept it to myself considering all those out there who have it MUCH WORSE than I do. I guess I need a mother to complain to....
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    SpineCor

    When I go out socially I don't always wear the brace. I know that it's for more than 2 hours at a time, but I don't comply as I should. I am very short and this brace really shows up even under...
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    Spinecor in Adults

    Are you now the Jennifer Lopez of the Spinecor Generation? Good for you. It's good to keep a good sense of humour. Today I had to take my brace off after about 8 hours. I had a bad migraine today. It...
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    SpineCor in adults

    Dear jillw,
    I never thought of the spinecor brace as a tush lifter. I'll be honest with you. My clothes don't look too great over the brace. Call me vain. But the snaps and straps show up a lot. I'm...
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    I just got a SpineCor Brace

    I'm a 55 year-old woman with untreated AIS. I just got my Spinecor Brace today from Dr.Louise Marcotte in Montreal. I feel pretty good. I have never felt staighter. I recommend it . Of course, today...
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    Thank-you Christine

    Thank-you for your help, I really appreciate it.

    Best wishes,
    Harriet
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    Waiting list

    Hi. I am on a waiting list for an adult scoliosis specialist in Montreal. Unfortunately the only orthopedic surgeon treating adults also treats children. As a result, he can only see adults one day...
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    SpineCor for Adults

    Is there a long wait to see a specialist to get fitted for a SpineCor brace in Montreal? Can a rheumatologist prescribe one? Does it have to be a scoliosis specialist?

    Harriet
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    Is SpineCor good for adults?

    Hi.
    Have you heard if Spinecor can be used for aults with scoliosis? I was first diagnosed w/ 45 degree curvature at 19 yrs. which was too late for a brace. The surgeon took a wait-and-see approach...
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    DDD in 54 year old female

    I am a 54 year old menopausal female with an untreated curve of 45 degrees living in Montreal. I am presently on a one year waiting list to see Dr. Ouellet. My orthopedic surgeon moved to the States...
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    using heel lift causes sciatica

    I am 53 and have idiopathic scoliosis (probably from adolescence). About 15 years ago a podiatrist made me some orthotics . I had a 3/4 inch elevation made for the shorter leg. Shortly after, I...
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