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    Hey I looked at your blog. That's a very nice...

    Hey I looked at your blog. That's a very nice resource for scoliosis.

    The other thing I want to mention and Linda can confirm or deny is that you have a time window to address these peripheral...
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    Does your surgeon answer email questions? This...

    Does your surgeon answer email questions?

    This response sounds to me like they are using a hyper technical correct statement to avoid what is widely known and what appears to be obviously...
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    Oh hey sorry about losing the story line there! ...

    Oh hey sorry about losing the story line there! Yes high school. :-)

    It must be hard trying to learn under these conditions but it can be done. My colleague's daughter managed to complete a...
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    Great news, Concerneddad! I feel so bad for...

    Great news, Concerneddad!

    I feel so bad for kids entering college/grad school during the pandemic.

    Has your daughter picked a major? It's early yet.
  5. Thread: It's About Time

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    We lived in Canada for three years as US expats. ...

    We lived in Canada for three years as US expats. I knew a couple who moved to Canada from South Africa several years earlier. The husband is a doctor. After all the necessary credentialing, he was...
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    linzlu28, I like the way you approach these...

    linzlu28, I like the way you approach these subjects. I suspect you have some science training.

    In re complications, specifically infection, last I knew that was correlated with institution, not...
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    That's a really great listing of pros and cons. ...

    That's a really great listing of pros and cons.

    Some further things that may help you decide include:

    1. Incidence of blood-bourne pathogens from blood bank blood. If the answer is zero...
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    Hi. I recently had a knee radiograph (small...

    Hi. I recently had a knee radiograph (small meniscus tear) and was told my knee cap was offset. That sounds like maybe the same thing you are talking about. They told me I was likely born that way...
  9. Thread: Adult bracing?

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    The developers of the SpineCor brace eventually...

    The developers of the SpineCor brace eventually realized that they should be recommending exercise out of brace to avoid muscle atrophy. Maybe if you had a PT program that you did along with wearing...
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    It's possible I had it my whole life. Who knows.

    It's possible I had it my whole life. Who knows.
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    I don't think I mentioned it yet. It is really a...

    I don't think I mentioned it yet. It is really a different animal than what my daughters had. I think I read a lot of people my age have some small lumbar curve so it is not remarkable at all. I...
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    Intense focused pain. I still have...

    Intense focused pain. I still have pain/stiffness issues though I assume it is healed.



    LOL! Always a card!



    I need a strong flexible lumbar to ride my very large young mare. You have...
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    Wow congrats to your daughter on getting through...

    Wow congrats to your daughter on getting through treatment successfully and getting ranked in the state! Super.

    Was the latest measurement taken early in the morning? That is usually the...
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    (your mailbox is full.)

    (your mailbox is full.)
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    Okay thanks. Wow. Didn't know there were very...

    Okay thanks. Wow. Didn't know there were very active scoliosis fora out there.
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    Which forum may I ask?

    Which forum may I ask?
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    Thanks for that correction, CD. ETA... I want...

    Thanks for that correction, CD.

    ETA... I want to see if Dolan included sumstats on final angles which were conspicuous by their absence in the BrAIST pub.
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    Comparing results from BrAIST and ISICO

    Main conclusion - ISICO more successful largely due to more hours in brace.

    First author was on BrAIST study and she is now defining failure as Cobb ≥40 and/or ≥Risser 4 which is more realistic...
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    Wow congratulations to Scott and you and your...

    Wow congratulations to Scott and you and your family. Definitely a tethering success story.

    It was bound to succeed... Newton only takes a small percentage of comers, the ones who will likely be...
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    The Benny Hill references never fail to make my...

    The Benny Hill references never fail to make my day, Ed. Thanks. :-)
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    That was pretty interesting. Along with all the...

    That was pretty interesting. Along with all the negative evidence about virus and neuropathy, even if virus can cause some neuropathies, it may be the case that they are only associated with a very...
  22. Hi. That sounds promising. Are you saying your...

    Hi. That sounds promising. Are you saying your neuro condition caused your concave side and now it is improved? Do you have radiographers showing this?

    How did you know what dose to take? I...
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    Rohrer very glad to hear from you. Good luck...

    Rohrer very glad to hear from you.

    Good luck in grad school. You will be a star. :-)
  24. Check this out... make sure you are sitting down...

    Check this out... make sure you are sitting down when you read it...

    http://www.scoliosis.org/forum/showthread.php?15777-BrAIST-AIS-Patient-Decision-Aid-Project-Survey-for-Parents
  25. Hours in brace, percent correction in brace,...

    Hours in brace, percent correction in brace, Risser, etc. etc.

    Everything is confounding everything. Despite doing their best, it's still a train wreck.

    The sole role and goal of these...
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