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  1. #16
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Corfu, Greece
    Good luck Maggie! Wish you best results and have a nice and quick recovery!
    25 Years old male with thoracic 68 degrees and lumbar 34 degrees of scoliosis.

    Straight Position: Attachment 1432
    Bent to the Right: Attachment 1430
    Bent to the Left: Attachment 1429
    Side Position: Attachment 1431
    Pelvis: Attachment 1438

  2. #17
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Thinking of you today, Maggie. Your surgery is almost here! Which means that you will soon on your way to recovery. I'll be thinking of you and praying for you tomorrow.
    1973 Age 15 diagnosed with scoliosis but told too old for surgery.
    2001 age 43 told too old for surgery, did physical therapy & traction.
    2001 to 2008 Intermittent use of home traction machine and TENS unit.
    2009 traction no longer effective - physical therapy.
    2011 More physical therapy. 2012 Collapsing scoliosis - MRI before surgery
    At age 53, surgery on October 2nd, 2012 with Dr Hey
    Fusion with titanium rods and bolts from T1 to pelvis.
    Post op x-ray

  3. #18
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Ames, Iowa
    Good luck, Maggie! This all sounds so familiar since I also had Dr. Lenke. Central line, weekend in St. Louis, Monday--10 hour surgery! You'll do great. Positive thoughts and prayers for you! Janet

    61 years old--57 for surgery

    Diagnosed in 1965 at age of 13--no brace
    Thoracic Curve: 96 degrees to 35 degrees
    Lumbar Curve: 63 degrees to 5 degrees
    Surgery with Dr. Lenke in St. Louis--March 30, 2009
    T-2 to Pelvis, and hopefully all posterior procedure.

    All was posterior along with 2 cages and 6 osteotomies.

  4. #19
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Warsaw, MO
    Praying for you!

  5. #20
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Many on here will be praying for you! You are in excellent hands. Dr. Lenke and his team are exceptional!!!!
    Scheduled for surgery with Dr. Lenke Oct. 2012
    53*T 71*L
    Surgery 10/05/2012 T4-pelvis
    Correction: looks perfect! Will find out how perfect at future appointments

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