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About shanny2890

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Date of Birth
February 8, 1990 (26)
About shanny2890
I love to live life to the fullest
Ulster County, NY
hiking, kayaking, running, cliff jumping
Nursing student
Scoliosis History

A few fields to allow you to share some of your scoliosis history if you want to.

What type of spinal curvature?:
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Diagnosis Details:
at diagnosis i had a 34 degree curve that was going to try to be corrected through a brace. The bracing was not successful and i had my first surgery at 52 degress in july 2006.
What curve pattern?:
Single thoracic
Had surgery?:
More than one surgery at different times(tell us more in the next field)
Surgery Details:
all surgeries where spinal fusions. the first one was in july of 2006 and went all as planned. I developed an infection causing the rods to be taken out in feb 2008. it was theory of my doctor that because the spine was fused that i would not curve anymore. He was wrong and i had my thrid surgery in december of 2009
Worn a brace?:
TLSO brace (eg Boston brace)
Bracing Details:
was braced for 1 1/2 years


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20th August 2010 08:58 AM
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