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    Hi Tina, I think the not knowing is worse...

    Hi Tina,
    I think the not knowing is worse sometimes and like you, I'd rather just be told how it is. I hope you get the answers you need. If you ever want to chat, let me know. Will try to keep...
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    Hi Tina, I understand what you are going...

    Hi Tina,
    I understand what you are going through trust me.
    I had back numbness from the day I came out of surgery, around the scar, which I think is fairly normal after this type of surgery. Most...
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    Thanks Ed. I think they were checking for things...

    Thanks Ed. I think they were checking for things like MS. This all came back normal though.
    I did think having scoliosis surgery would mean I would possibly require surgery later in life to extend...
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    Thank you very much! :) The numbness has been...

    Thank you very much! :)

    The numbness has been there for about 3 years now, I'm kind of resigned to the fact that it's permanent. It doesn't stop me from doing anything it's just annoying as I can...
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    Thanks all. I've decided I'm going to try and...

    Thanks all.

    I've decided I'm going to try and get another opinion and also see if I can contact my surgeon again as well. I won't give up on this! Even though it is exhausting at times.

    Thanks...
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    Hi Ed, Thanks for your reply :) would this...

    Hi Ed,

    Thanks for your reply :) would this kind of thing show on an MRI? Reading my notes from my MRI a few years ago it said there was degenerative change in L5/S1 with dehydration and marked...
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    Thanks for your reply Jackie, I appreciate it....

    Thanks for your reply Jackie, I appreciate it. I'm planning on going back to my Dr to see what (if anything) else test wise can be done. It's just exhausting and it's getting me down. Apart from this...
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    Leg Numbness post surgery

    Hi all,

    Hope everyone is well :)

    I had scoliosis surgery around 10 years ago now for fairly severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis when I was 24. I had a double "S" curve of around 80 degrees...
  9. Hi Ed! Thank you :-) I'm going to try...

    Hi Ed!

    Thank you :-)

    I'm going to try posting more as I do miss it! Hope you are well - I remember you :-) I miss SSo and the friends I made although keep in touch with many on Facebook. Hope...
  10. Hello, I just came across this thread and...

    Hello,

    I just came across this thread and wanted to reply in case it helps someone.

    I had scoliosis surgery 7 years ago now and am now very active indeed. I go to the gym about 4-5 times a...
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    Thanks Janet :D

    Thanks Janet :D
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    Hi Ive never posted on here before but love...

    Hi

    Ive never posted on here before but love looking at everyones before and after pics, just thought I'd add a few of my own:
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