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    hey Back out, which thread did you post on?...

    hey Back out, which thread did you post on? Having trouble locating it...
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    Sorry to hear about your situation, Figgy! ...

    Sorry to hear about your situation, Figgy! Thanks for sharing your story. It's certainly not always the case, but I have found quite a lot of top surgeons (in other disciplines, not just ortho) to...
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    kids

    Oh I know it! He is one of four and all four have scoliosis, three had surgery and all wore braces. I'm an only child and unsure of where in my family the scoliosis comes from. We try to keep it...
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    That sounds so nice! My boyfriend got a three...

    That sounds so nice! My boyfriend got a three inch foam mattress topper...he's in grad school, but hopefully it will come back up to NYC with him when he graduates. He had a 75 degree curve and is...
  5. Thread: Bad news!!!

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    I'm very much sympathizing with your situation,...

    I'm very much sympathizing with your situation, rohrer. Your pain pattern sounds very similar to mine in the thoracic region- spasms, radiating down the left arm, cervical pain as well. My curve is...
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    thanks!

    Hi all,

    Thanks for the nice welcome messages and suggestions.

    I have also heard surgery may not fix pain. I am certainly not gung ho to have rods in my back, but I just want good info on what...
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    thanks again!

    Hi again all,

    Thanks again for the welcomes and advice.

    I appreciate the suggestions people sent me for physicians! Unfortunately it looks like my insurance doesn't cover Dr. Lonner or Dr....
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    Dr. Errico

    How was Dr. Errico? I saw Dr. Rawlins at HSS, and thought he was okay, though he wasn't particularly interested in operating on my 50 degree curve, despite the pain I'm in. Errico is the only other...
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    Hi all, Thanks for your nice and helpful...

    Hi all,

    Thanks for your nice and helpful responses.

    It is so frustrating to hear doctors say that scoliosis and pain aren't linked...it seems like such a no brainer! My curve is centered over...
  10. Thread: Bad news!!!

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    I'm so sorry to hear about your experience! I'm...

    I'm so sorry to hear about your experience! I'm in a similar situation of having a 50 degree curve and excruciating pain. The orthopedic surgeon I saw last week wouldn't give me any pain treatment...
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    new to the forum- thoracic curve and pain

    Hi all,

    Forgive the cross post- I also posted to non-surgical, but as I am on the line towards surgical and would like advice on surgery, I am posting here too. My name is Katey and this is my...
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    Dr. Bernard Rawlins?

    Hi,

    Has anyone had experience with Dr. Rawlins of Cornell/HSS? I met with him and found him personable, but was frustrated by his lack of advice for my specific situation- a 50degree curve and...
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    new here- thoracic curve and pain

    Hi all,

    My name is Katey and this is my first post, though I've been reading for awhile. I am a 24 y.o. female with a 50 degree thoracic curve. The worst of it is between T3-T6. I have not had...
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