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Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 1st August 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Just got my MRI results :(

Hi there, I have slipped discs at T10-T11-T12. It's rare to herniate thoracic disks I was told!
How are you getting on with this now?
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

I'm sorry to hear you've had to go through all of this...
I've heard a mixed bag of reviews about Musgrove Park Hospital over the years from friends being treated for a variety of health conditions...
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 860
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: I need further surgery

Hey Mark, I'm sorry to hear you have to undergo further surgery but on a more positive note if it helps your daily pain and gives you a fuller and happier life it'll be more than worth it!
You're an...
Forum: General Discussions 16th June 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,112
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: My knee

As the saying goes...don't run before you can walk ;)
I was off work for almost 8 weeks after my arthroscopy for maltracking and fat pad removal. My bruising didn't appear for 10-14 days afterwards...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd May 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,112
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: My knee

Arthroscopy is hit and miss for some but it's a very good diagnostic procedure all the same. 7 months on I'm in less pain following mine on my left knee. I too went through jumping the hoops of...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 12th May 2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Finally being fused :D

A different consultant did my knee who specialised in knee surgery. He knew my full history though. During surgery he discovered that I have I have patella maltracking due to my gait meaning that the...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 12th May 2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Finally being fused :D

That's another worry....to be honest I think we'd be better to wait ;)
I'm still uncertain if I'm ok in that area of things currently due to a few issues I've been experiencing so my GP has arranged...
Forum: General Discussions 9th May 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: I feel old :(

I too get this...I don't absorb vitamin D which doesn't help but they can't explain my joint and arm pains due to my bloods being negative for RA and Lupus (so far) what was originally suspected. I...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 9th May 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Finally being fused :D

I know it sucks that they make you get to such a state before finally agreeing it's for the best that they operate! They told me it's because they've such a back log that they're holding off on...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 6th May 2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Astra_Sam
Finally being fused :D

Well after almost four years of battling with my surgeon to list me for surgery he's finally agreed it's the best course of action due to my progressing curves and the issues they are causing. 4...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 21st December 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Astra_Sam
Neck & arm pain with kyphoscoliosis

Does anybody else suffer with god awful neck and arm pain? I woke up one day in the summer with terrible neck pain, numbness and pain in my arm and an awful headache which sent me blind in one eye...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 21st December 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: With Kyphosis 90+ degree - Nausea/Upset Stomach?

I have it too, presume it's to do with my scoliosis and kyphosis as it worsens as my curves progress. My body is pretty squashed though so it's no wonder really! ;)
Forum: General Discussions 20th December 2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,880
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: dreadful news

:( my thoughts are with you both, if you need anything or need to just vent we're all here for you xxxx
Forum: General Discussions 23rd August 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: It's been ages!!

No doc or surgeon has ever examined my back to be honest....just the normal xrays and scans! I would have though it would pick up on my scan if the dimple was sinister wouldnt it? I'll be sure to...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd August 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: It's been ages!!

I think the ct was just an emergency type to look for haemorrhage but the doctor that dealt with my LP results etc on the ward did say that it could be to do with my spinal problems. Previously my...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 22nd August 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,275
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Kyphosis-Lordosis with short hamstring?

my hamstrings are too short too, i had physio last year and after around 6 months they gave up as they couldnt do a thing for me :(
Forum: General Discussions 22nd August 2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Disappearing and Reappearing Sarcal Dimple?!?

I have the same dimple, mines due to congenital deformity too ;)
Forum: General Discussions 22nd August 2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Been a while .........

Hi hun,

Good luck to you for your op and i really hope it goes well for you, you could do with some good news after all you have been through. Also my best wishes to your hubby, i hope his...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd August 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,040
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Does anyone have trouble sleeping on their sides?

I cant sleep on my back due to my kyphosis. Sleeping on my scoli curve i find is easier than sleeping on my other side as due to having a curve that takes off immediately from my sacrum my bowels are...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd August 2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Astra_Sam
It's been ages!!

Hey everybody! how are you all? I've not been in here in 2 months now somehow due to life being so hectic! Since i last came on here (29th june) i have had my heart problem properly diagnosed and...
Forum: General Discussions 25th June 2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Possible trapped nerve in my arm

Many hugs to you as I know how you feel! From my neck, shoulders and down both arms into my hands it's incredibly painful and numb and in suffering to no end but I've got so much going on at the...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,398
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Crazy pain increase

I find stress really punches up my pain in the top of my back and shoulders as these are the main areas that tense up due to stress. Swimming would be a real benefit to you as its relaxing and helps...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,822
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Go see Mr F tomorrow

All the best for your impending appointment - I hope you feel a bit more at peace afterwards once you know what's going to happen. I'm sure your surgeon will take into account what the last surgery...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Arm pain

I did think about that Titch so I've been swapping sleeping position, and changed pillows between my rather expensive silent night pillows and memory foam pillows and it's made no difference :-( im...
Forum: General Discussions 18th June 2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Astra_Sam
Re: Arm pain

Well I've got up this morning and it's now in both arms! To be honest I could just sit here and sob to myself as its agony :-( I'm on the late shift in work so I'll just dope myself up on painkillers...
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