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Thread: 3 days till surgery

  1. #16
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Bend, Oregon
    Best wishes to you, and here's to a speedy, routine recovery! We are all there with you. Please let us know how you are doing when you are able.
    Bend, Oregon

    Braced 3 years in high school
    Lumbar 70'+ Thoracic 70'+
    I had 3" shrinkage in 6 months...

    Surgery Jan 10, 2011
    9 hours
    T3 to S1 with pelvic fixation
    Both curves now 35'

    Possible revison for Flatback Syndrome
    Loose/broken hardware-awaiting CT results

    Here is the link to my before and after pics..

  2. #17
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Sacramento, CA area
    Good luck to you ColdBricks. Your young age will have you back on your feet in no time.
    Age 57
    Posterior fusion w/thoracoplasty T2-L3 Oct 1, 2010
    Thoracic curve corrected from 61* to 16*
    Lumbar curve, unknown measurement
    Disfiguring back hump GONE!!
    Dr Munish Gupta
    UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

  3. #18
    backissues Guest
    Good luck to you! You'll feel great relief once you get to the "other side." You'll have so many years to enjoy your new and improved back.

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