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  1. Thread: spinecor

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    Back from Montreal

    We came back from Montreal today. My son thoracic curve went down to 6 from 11 degree last time. We almost have 2 years since he is in spinecor and we never had out of brace x-ray. We asked dr....
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    Christine

    My son had his x-ray with the new x-ray machine. I don't know if it is more accurate or no.
  3. Thread: spinecor

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    our appointment in Montreal

    My son's curve increased too from 3 degrees to 9 degrees this wendesday. He looks thar he has a good posture but the curve is progressing. Dr. Rivard said that the curve goes up and down, he grew up...
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    I did not buy thr airplane tickets yet, but I am...

    I did not buy thr airplane tickets yet, but I am thinking to leave back on the 19th, to stay from 17th to 19th. The air plane tickets are expensive about 800 dollars plus we will stay at the hotel....
  5. Thread: spinecor

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    instructions to dr. Rivard's office

    Does anybody have the written instructions from the hospital to dr. Rivard's office ? Can you please e-mail them or fax them to me? I had a hard time finding his office with instructions and I don't...
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    emarismom

    Yes, we go to Montreal every time. I think we will do surgery in USA if need it, hopefully not. Our doctor told us that if we do not use the Providence brace and do what he recommends we have to do...
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    emorismom

    My son is 9 years old now. He was diagnosed with scoliosis when he was 7 and a half. He had a 20 degree curve. He didi competition gymnastick for about 3 years. We went to Shriners, the orthopedic...
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    emarismom

    My son has a small syrinx on the thoracic side, we did not have to do sugery or anything yet. He was placed in spinecor in november last year and his cuve went down from 31 to 3 degrees in brace, so...
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    Christine,

    I am very happy for you. I am glad that the brace is working. We have an appointment in July and I can't wait to see what's going on with my son's back.
    Adriana
  10. Thread: spinecor

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    my son experience with the haard brace

    When I first got the Providnce night brace for my son his thoracic curve was 22 degrees. The doctor took one X-ray with brace on while lying down and his curve was 15 degrees. He said the brace is...
  11. Thread: spinecor

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    first follow up update

    We just came back from Montreal. We had our follow up after almost 2 months. My son's curve went down to 3 degrees. Sometimes it seems to be unbelivable. He had a 31 thoracic curve that went down to...
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    chrylplinder and celia

    The syrinx is really small, we went to the neurosurgeon and we need to follow up on it. I forgot to tell dr Rivard about it, but I will remember next time. He does not have a chiari or tethered cord,...
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    gerbo

    Pneumex is a program for scoliosis that helps strenghtening the back muscles. My son has to walk on a treadmil almost suspended to learn to walk straight and after that he is sitting in a chair and...
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    Melissa

    They don't know the cause, it may be ereditary, my sister has scoliosis. No, I don't know to much about stapling. I am trying to so anything I can to avoid any kind of surgery, but will see.
    Thank...
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    Melissa

    We had a providence night brace, boston brace, tried asco, chiropractor treatments, medical gymnastick and deep massage in Europe. He was diagnosed when he was 7 with a 20 degree curve and despite...
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    Melissa

    We live in Portland, Oregon.I hope the brace will hold down the curve, I can't be too happy yet, I am still very worried. We have tried so many other treatments and none of them lowered his curve.
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    new with spinecor brace

    My 8 year old son has a 31 thoracic degree curve and we decided to go with sinecor. We left to Montreal 2 weeks ago and at the initial fitting his cuve went from 31 to 7 degree. We were so happy.He...
  18. Thread: mom2

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    MRI showed syrinx

    My 8 year old son had an MRI done today and the tehnician told me that it showed a syrinx. I am not sure where is localized, I need to wait for the results, but I am very worried and I don't know...
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    question about asco

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    I have send you a private message about a week ago. I wanted to have more information about asco treatment. If anybody out there tried asco,can you please reply to me or write me an email at...
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    thank you

    Thank you for replying to me. We will see a specialist in september, but what shoud we do in the mean time? I don't know if I should let him continue with gymnastics, he does 6-7 hours a week and I...
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    More info please!

    My 7 year old son was diagnosed with a 20 degree T8 curve. He does gymnastics for the last 3 years. Do you think that the curve is the result of practicing gymnastics, or it could be genetics? Up to...
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