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About DaveDrummer

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Date of Birth
April 11, 1988 (26)
About DaveDrummer
Location:
Upstate New York
Interests:
music/guitar/drums, photography,airplanes,computers,radios,and other extremely geeky stuff
Occupation:
model, air traffic control trainee
Scoliosis History

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What type of spinal curvature?:
Scheuermann's Kyphosis
Diagnosis Details:
I was diagnosed at age 15 after my parents noticed my poor posture and my families history with scoliosis. I was a fat kid, so a lot of people figured it was just the way fat people are; round. I was misdiagnosed as having 'round shoulders', and was even given the wrong x-ray angles. My mom was still convinced something was wrong with my back. At the time, I was quite overweight, which further helped to hide the curve, and also make it appear more normal to have round shoulders. At age 14 I naturally lost almost 30lbs

After this huge weight loss, combined with growth, my curve became much more apparent, because I would complain of my spine 'hitting' chairs and the like, and I had notable back pain. I can fondly remember my first band practicing when i was 15 years old, and being in pain after playing. However, it did not bother me. Finally, I was diagnosed with s
What curve pattern?:
Scheuermann's kyphosis without scoliosis
Curve Pattern Details:
Corrected kyp is something like 35-40 degrees, scoliosis is 0 degree
Had surgery?:
Posterior surgery
Surgery Details:
T2 13-level, corrected to 39 degrees successful
Worn a brace?:
Milwaukee brace

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"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
-Sir Winston Churchill
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