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Thread: Can you ever put on tights again?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    New York

    Can you ever put on tights again?

    I'm getting fused T4-sacrum. Will I ever be able to put on tights again?

    Also, do you get front closure bras?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Southern CA
    I am fused C2 - sacrum and yes I can put on tights. For the first 12 months, I could only put on footless tights , but now I can put on footed tights as well.
    You will have much more mobility and flexibility than I have so you will be able to.

    I have to use front closure bras but I do not think most of the ladies here do

    Fused from C2 - sacrum 7/2011

    December 8, 2014 - Another Broken Rod Surgery

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    San Jose, CA
    I am fused T6 to sacrum and yes, I can put on tights, pantyhose etc. It's not as easy as before the surgery, but I can do it. I used front closure bras first few months after the surgery, but I don't need them anymore.
    I am stronger than scoliosis, and won't let it rule my life!
    45 years old - diagnosed at age 7
    A/P surgery on March 5/7, 2013 - UCSF

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Waterloo, IL
    I am 64 and can put on tights, but it's not easy for me. I have some footless tights that I wear with boots and they are much easier.

    Surgery-Jan. 5, 2011-Dr. Lenke
    Fusion T-4-sacrum-2 cages/5 osteotomies
    70 degree thoracolumbar corrected to 25
    Rib Hump-GONE!
    Age-60 at the time of surgery
    Now 66
    Avid Golfer & Tap Dancer
    Retired Kdgn. Teacher

    See photobucket link for:
    Video of my 1st Day of Golf Post-Op-3/02/12-Bradenton, FL
    Before and After Picture of back 1/7/11
    tap dancing picture at 10 mos. post op 11/11/11-I'm the one on the right.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    WOW! I was JUST making fun of myself to my family about how ridiculous I must look putting my tights on! Lol! I am 21 weeks post op tomorrow, fused T4 to L5 and I've been wearing my tights for quit some time now. It is indeed odd and slightly difficult but some how I manage but like I said.....I am sure it's quit funny too watch. Best of luck!!

    Fused July 29th 2014 T4 to L5

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