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About Me

  • About shanny2890
    Biography
    I love to live life to the fullest
    Location
    Ulster County, NY
    Interests
    hiking, kayaking, running, cliff jumping
    Occupation
    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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  • Last Activity: 20th August 2010 07:58 AM
  • Join Date: 14th August 2010
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