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  1. Hi, my little girl had her rods placed last...

    Hi, my little girl had her rods placed last spring at age 3. She's had two extensions since, the last one just this last May. I know it's not an easy thing to think about, feel free to ask any...
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    Does this get easier?

    My 4 yr-old daughter has had growing rods since March of last year, and has had one extension in October. Her next extension has been scheduled for May--we were hoping for a little more time in...
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    Anyone try potty training while braced?

    Hi, all! My 3 yr-old had her growth rods surgery 2 months ago and is doing really well. No pain, moving like crazy, and compliant in wearing her brace--she's still not allowed to stand at all without...
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    Help sleeping post-surgery?

    Sorry if someone's already posted about this, but I'm looking for ideas to help my 3 year-old sleep more comfortably. It's been 2 weeks since her growing rods surgery and she's almost completely...
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    Well, the constipation seems to have run its...

    Well, the constipation seems to have run its course, helped by finally getting her back on regular feeds and the fact that she's trying to run everywhere! Still having pain issues around bedtime--I'm...
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    Home after growing rods surgery

    My surgeon is understandably proud. My child's 108 degree curve (lower) is now 30 degrees! From the first time she was diagnosed, it's never been under 80. The upper curve was trickier--didn't get...
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    New, child having rod surgery next month

    Hello, all! I'm new to the board, but not new to dealing with my child's scoliosis, unfortunately. My daughter was first diagnosed when she was about a year and a half old, and now she's three....
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