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Forum: General Discussions 30th July 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: How to deal with the waiting?

I bought some dvd boxsets before I was due to have surgery that way I could lie on my bed with tv/laptop nearby and watch things. (It was an excuse to be nice to myself which I took full advantage...
Forum: General Discussions 28th July 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,647
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Good luck for the 29th Mrs Krier!

Best of luck tomorrow!

chele
Forum: Access, Suggestions & Tech Help 14th July 2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: cant log in

Hi,

can you tell us what your username is?

So we can check it out some more for you.
Forum: General Discussions 9th January 2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Injections?

Sarah

I would be a classic example in what Gilly has mentioned - that they can be used as a diagnostic tool.

After my first surgery I was still having ongoing pain in the lumbar region and the...
Forum: General Discussions 4th December 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Confused

Hi Allan

My surgery was done in Dublin, Ireland by an Ashley Poynton.


Actually it wasn't a revision surgery at all. I was never treated for my scoliosis until I was 33, that's when I had the...
Forum: General Discussions 4th December 2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Learning to live again- surgery and post op

Sounds like you are recovering quite well from it all!!!

Little tip - with sneezing/coughing etc - try hold a pillow in to yourself as it helps soften the sensation and not hurt as much each time...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd December 2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Confused

Emma,

When he was doing the initial surgery he considered extending it that far then. But then thought I may be ok with it fused to L5 only. But he finished the rods and hooks in such a way that...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 3rd December 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,126
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Good luck Andrea and Erin

oh that's fantastic news!!!!!!! :-D :-D :-D

Thanks Rachie!!! How's Andrea holding up?


Will they do the second part next week so?
Forum: General Discussions 3rd December 2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Confused

Hi Alan


I had the first 2-stage surgery in 2006 (when I was 33).
Before surgery I had a 155 degree thoracic curve and he fused me from T3-L5.
It was recduced to about 86 degrees post-op. The...
Forum: Access, Suggestions & Tech Help 2nd December 2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: server error 500

ok, strange thing is you are showing as logged in to us. :-\


I've left a message for other admin and we'll try figure it out soon for you.
Forum: Access, Suggestions & Tech Help 2nd December 2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: server error 500

Twisted Me

Have you tried clearing the cache on your pc?

(Just remembered I had a similar issue with 2 other websites and once I cleared mine everything worked again)


I'll mention it to the...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 1st December 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,126
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Good luck Andrea and Erin

Best of luck to you both!!!!!

Erin you're a fantastic young lady and I know you'll handle it all so well.

Andrea, we'll all be here to help you through the before and after *hugs*
Forum: General Discussions 20th November 2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: dreadful news

So sorry to hear this Sue

Thoughts are with you and Ron at this difficult time

:hug: :hug:

chele
Forum: General Discussions 19th November 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Hello my old friends!

JOHN :-D

Yeah you came back!!!!


I was only thinking about you recently (going through old cards I got for surgery and there was one from you!!!

Great to hear you are doing so well!

Good luck...
Forum: General Discussions 11th November 2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Should I attend?

You have nothing to lose by going. (ok other than a few hours of your time etc)


The thing is with pain we get so used to how it is and how we handle it. Sometimes it helps to have another view on...
Forum: General Discussions 30th October 2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,359
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: How SHOULD your rods feel??

I'm the same as Toni. My back can feel tighter at times and it can be difficult to sit for long periods against hard back chairs etc but my curve was 155 to start with and although they achieved...
Forum: General Discussions 24th September 2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: I thought things were looking up :(

Sarah

Would it be worth hiring a cleaner for say 1-2 months to help you with work?
and during that period keep a note of activites and pain levels ?

that way you're adjusting things as has been...
Forum: General Discussions 16th September 2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: My sons surgery is 1 week away and panic is setting in!!!

Lorrie

I had a two-stage surgery also with a week inbetween each stage. I was in the Mater ublic hospital in Dublin for mine.

Which hospital is Karl having his surgery in?


chele
Forum: General Discussions 6th September 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: T4 to pelvis fusion...help!

Hi Maria and welcome!

I was originally fused from T3 to L5 7 years ago and I was 33 then. He considered fusing me to the sacrum then but decided against it. But I was still having pain in that...
Forum: Access, Suggestions & Tech Help 30th August 2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Username change??

if you want to leave a message here for me as to what you want the name changed to
and it can be arranged for you.
Forum: General Discussions 30th August 2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Surgery on large curves

Lozzym-may

I found a link to a thread I did post surgery and the links to the photos still work!!!

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=3168&page=2

This will put you on page 2 of...
Forum: General Discussions 30th August 2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Surgery on large curves

Hi & welcome!


I had my surgery 7 years ago.

Pre-op I had 2 curves: right thoracic curve of 155 degrees and a lumber curve of about 78 degrees.

Post-op the thoracic curve measured at 86...
Forum: General Discussions 15th August 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Worried

I used take Tylex (whoch is codeine+paracetamol) and the last time I took it, because I didn't eat enough with it, I threw up and fainted at the same time. I've no memory of it other than feeling...
Forum: General Discussions 9th July 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Sun problems...

Tiff, I'm 40 and I have to ask people to put cream on still. After so many times of being sunburned when I was young and a very bad one last year (because I thought I had covered all where I could...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd July 2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Thaleias spirit
Re: Physio in N.Ireland/ Donegal

I checked the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and these are a few listed for Donegal.
However they don't mention if they have speciality in scoliosis but you could either email / ring...
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