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About echale3
Roanoke, VA
VP of Research and Development
Scoliosis History

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

What type of spinal curvature?:
Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis
What curve pattern?:
Double major
Curve Pattern Details:
Pre-surgery, 42 lumbar, 55 thoracic. Post-surgery, the curves were balanced at 42 degres.
Had surgery?:
Posterior surgery
Surgery Details:
Brooks Morgan was my surgeon.
Worn a brace?:
Post-op TLSO
Bracing Details:
I spent the last 6 of 9 months post-op wearing an underarm brace 24-7. A couple of the screws holding the brace together broke several times during that time.
Been cast?:
Casting after Harrington rod surgery
Casting Details:
I was put in a cast from my hips to my ears before being discharged from the hospital, and was supposed to wear it for 6 months, but I broke it at 3 months while lifting weights.


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12th July 2011 07:37 PM
Join Date
3rd June 2011