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    Question scoliosis research

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    Wink Survey

    1. Sex. FEMAL
    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?

    a. Before the 3 years.
    b. Between 3 and 9 years.
    c. Between 10 and 18 years.
    d. After 18 years

    3. How many degrees of bend?

    a. Less than 20 º after surgery
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º
    c. Between 30 and 40 º
    d. More than 40 º before surgery

    4. What type of scoliosis was?

    a. Idiopathic
    b. Congenital
    c. Paralytic
    d. Associated syndromes

    5. Your scoliosis was:

    a. Cervical-thoracic
    b. Thoracic
    c. Thoracolumbar
    d. Lumbar

    6. We were put into treatment?

    a. Orthopedic
    b. Surgical
    c. Orthopedic and then surgery.
    d. No.

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?

    a. Between 40 º and 49 º
    b. Between 50º and 59 º
    c. Between 60º and 69º
    d. Between 70 º and 80 º
    e. More than 80 º

    And then?

    a. Less than 20 º
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º
    c. Between 30 and 40 º
    d. More than 40 º

    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of the treatment?

    a. Less than 20 º
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º
    c. Between 30 and 40 º
    d. More than 40 º

    9. At what age did finish all the treatments?

    a. Between 12 and 15 years
    b. Between 16 and 20 years
    c. After 20 years

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?

    a. Yes, swimming
    b. Yes, physiotherapy
    c. Yes, others:
    d. No

    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?

    a. Yes.
    b. No

    And then?

    a. Yes. I didn't have back pain in my 20's, but now in my 30's I do.
    b. No.
    Emma

    Scoliosis Surgery May 1989
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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    nobody want to help me?

    please


    PD: thanks amme

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    Here you go... and if you want to see how old/when I had my surgery, just look at my signature.

    1. F
    2. d
    3. d
    4. a (and also degenerative)
    5. c
    6. d
    7. b, a
    8.9. c
    10. b
    11. a, a

    Good luck.
    66 and still heartbroken...
    2007 52° w/ severe lumbar stenosis & L2L3 lateral listhesis (side shift)
    5/4/07 posterior spinal fusion T2-L4 w/ laminectomies and osteotomies @L2L3, L3L4
    Dr. Kim Hammerberg, Rush Univ. Medical Center in Chicago

    Corrected to 15°
    2014 DXd w/CMT (type 2)

    Click to view my pics: pics of scoli x-rays digital x-rays, and pics of me

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    1. Sex
    Female

    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?
    c. Between 10 and 18 years.

    3. How many degrees of bend?
    c. Between 30 and 40 º

    4. What type of scoliosis was?
    a. Idiopathic

    5. Your scoliosis was:
    b. Thoracic

    6. We were put into treatment?
    c. Orthopedic and then surgery. (Boston braced as a child, surgery as an adult)

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?
    b. Between 50º and 59 º

    And then?
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º

    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of this treatment?
    N/A

    9. At what age did finish all the treatments (orthopedic/surgery)?
    Othopedic - a. Between 12 and 15 years
    Surgery - c. After 20 years

    (You'll probably see quite a few answers like this where formerly braced kids had surgery as adults)

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?
    Orthopedic? - a & c
    After surgery? - d (none needed)


    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?
    a. Yes.

    And then?
    After bracing? - a. Yes.
    After surgery? (not including immediately post-op) - b. No.
    Fusion is NOT the end of the world.
    AIDS Walk Houston 2008 5K @ 33 days post op!


    41, dx'd JIS & Boston braced @ 10
    Pre-op ±53°, Post-op < 20°
    Fused 2/5/08, T4-L1 ... Darrell S. Hanson, Houston


    VIEW MY X-RAYS
    EMAIL ME

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    1. Sex. F
    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?

    c. Between 10 and 18 years.12

    3. How many degrees of bend?


    c. Between 30 and 40 ºas a teen
    d. More than 40 ºas an adult
    4. What type of scoliosis was?

    a. Idiopathic


    5. Your scoliosis was:


    c. Thoracolumbar "S" curve


    6. We were put into treatment?

    a. Orthopedic age 12 -16
    b. Surgical age 43

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?

    a. Between 40 º and 49 bottom curve º
    b. Between 50º and 59 º top curve

    And then?

    a. Less than 20 º



    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of this treatment?

    NA
    9. At what age did finish all the treatments (orthopedic/surgery)?

    b. Between 16 and 20 years orthopedic
    c. After 20 years surgery

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?


    b. Yes, physiotherapy

    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?

    a. Yes.


    And then?

    a. Yes... Not nearly as bad as pre surgery...I take 2 800mg Motrin a day
    Patty 51 years old
    Surgery May 23, 2007(43 Birthday)
    Posterior T3- L4
    Pre surgery curves
    T-53degrees
    L-38degrees
    and a severe side shift to the right.
    Post surgery curves
    Less than 10 degrees
    Surgery April, 2006
    C4 - C6

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    thank sccrm08, Susie*Bee and txmarinemom

    anybody more?

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    This is in regards to my daughter, now 16.

    1. Sex.-female

    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?-

    c. Between 10 and 18 years.

    3. How many degrees of bend?

    b. Between 20 º and 29 º

    4. What type of scoliosis was?

    a. Idiopathic

    5. Your scoliosis was:

    d. Lumbar (initially, became double-major later on)

    6. We were put into treatment?

    c. Orthopedic and then surgery.

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?

    b. Between 50º and 59 º (thoracic)
    c. Between 60º and 69º (lumbar)

    And then?

    a. Less than 20 º

    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of this treatment?

    N/A

    9. At what age did finish all the treatments (orthopedic/surgery)?

    a. Between 12 and 15 years

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?

    d. No

    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?

    a. Yes.

    And then?

    a. yes (rib/nerve pain, not the same as before)

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    Hi, here are mine:

    1. Sex: Female

    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?
    a. Before the 3 years.
    b. Between 3 and 9 years.
    c. Between 10 and 18 years.
    d. After 18 years

    3. How many degrees of bend?
    a. Less than 20 º
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º
    c. Between 30 and 40 º
    d. More than 40 º

    4. What type of scoliosis was?

    a. Idiopathic
    b. Congenital
    c. Paralytic
    d. Associated syndromes

    5. Your scoliosis was:

    a. Cervical-thoracic
    b. Thoracic
    c. Thoracolumbar
    d. Lumbar

    6. We were put into treatment?

    a. Orthopedic
    b. Surgical
    c. Orthopedic and then surgery.
    d. No.

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?

    a. Between 40 º and 49 º
    b. Between 50º and 59 º
    c. Between 60º and 69º
    d. Between 70 º and 80 º
    e. More than 80 º

    And then?

    a. Less than 20 º
    b. Between 20 º and 29 º
    c. Between 30 and 40 º
    d. More than 40 º

    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of this treatment?
    At the end of my bracing, I was around 30 degrees, but then progressed over 25 years

    9. At what age did finish all the treatments (orthopedic/surgery)?

    a. Between 12 and 15 years
    b. Between 16 and 20 years (finished bracing)
    c. After 20 years
    Surgery at 46

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?

    a. Yes, swimming
    b. Yes, physiotherapy

    c. Yes, others:
    d. No

    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?
    Not as a teenager prior to bracing, yes prior to surgery as an adult
    __________________________________________
    Debbe - 50 yrs old

    Milwalkee Brace 1976 - 79
    Told by Dr. my curve would never progress

    Surgery 10/15/08 in NYC by Dr. Michael Neuwirth
    Pre-Surgury Thorasic: 66 degrees
    Pre-Surgery Lumbar: 66 degrees

    Post-Surgery Thorasic: 34 degrees
    Post-Surgery Lumbar: 22 degrees

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherie View Post
    This is in regards to my daughter, now 16.

    1. Sex.-female

    2. How old were you detect scoliosis?-43

    c. Between 0-44

    3. How many degrees of bend?

    b. Between 20 º and 29 º

    4. What type of scoliosis was?lumbar

    a. Idiopathic

    5. Your scoliosis was:

    d. Lumbar (initially, became double-major later on)

    6. We were put into treatment?podiatry and physio then foot consultant

    c. Orthopedic and then surgery.

    7. If surgery, how many degrees you were before the operation?

    b. Between 50º and 59 º (thoracic)
    c. Between 60º and 69º (lumbar)

    And then?

    a. Less than 20 º

    8. If orthopedic, how many degrees you will be at the end of this treatment?

    N/A

    9. At what age did finish all the treatments (orthopedic/surgery)?

    a. Between 12 and 15 years

    10. Did you do an complement for the treatment?

    d. yes

    11. Before treatment, you had back pain?a

    a. Yes.

    And then?

    a. yes (rib/nerve pain, not the same as before)
    no nerve pain at all

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    thank people! my research is completed. All my work are in the following link: www.escoliosi.tk It's in catalan, not in english... i'm sorry

    bye!

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