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Forum: Non Surgical Room 1st July 2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By stana29
Chiropractor and scoliosis

Hello,
Gosh, I haven't been here for ages ;-)
I wonder if anyone here tried a chiropractor for a child after spinal rods surgery.
Jessie's is one 16 months post surgery and is starting to get...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 11th December 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,849
Posted By stana29
Re: young daughter just diagnosed. do I brace her??

Hello,
My daughter was diagnosed with scoliosis when she was 4 years old. I would definitely recommend bracing your daughter but not in Boston brace. I don't have an experience in Spinecor but I...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 6th December 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By stana29
Re: Jessie's hip pain

She now has a physio app. booked for Thru morning so will discuss this with them.
She hasn't got soar throat with it but when you mentioned the pain and virus, I get this all over body aches and...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 6th December 2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By stana29
Re: Jessie's hip pain

Now she has stiff and painful shoulders on top of the hip pain, I am pretty sure it's the fact that she is less mobile with the rods in and as use say using different muscles.
Thanks for the messages...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 5th December 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By stana29
Re: Jessie's hip pain

Just received a letter from her physio that I can make an app. with them so I will mention this problem for sure. The pain comes and goes so she doesn't need painkillers for this.
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 4th December 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By stana29
Jessie's hip pain

Jessie now developed pain in her right hip area and feels very stiff.
She had rod surgery in Feb and still has a large curve (left side). Do you think her right hip is compensating for the left sided...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 1st December 2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,775
Posted By stana29
Re: Scoliosis SOS Clinic, Suffolk, Ipswich

I learned my lesson! Now, I double check on everything.
All the best with your daughter's brace treatment.
Stana
Forum: Non Surgical Room 26th November 2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,775
Posted By stana29
Re: Scoliosis SOS Clinic, Suffolk, Ipswich

Hi, may I ask what's the brace your daughter is wearing?
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th November 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By stana29
Re: Woohoo! She's fused!

Fantastic news girls, I am really pleased for you xxx
Forum: Non Surgical Room 6th November 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,775
Posted By stana29
Re: Scoliosis SOS Clinic, Suffolk, Ipswich

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/9345816.Beckenham_scoliosis_patient__a_new_woman__after_finding_new_treatment/?ref=la&ref=erec

I really believe in the Scoliosis SOS centre. My daughter did 3 week...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 3rd November 2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By stana29
Re: Mental Health Issue

Hello,
Jessie felt like this for 2 months post op but it was due to her new back brace. It felt like the worst time ever as she cried all the time and kept saying some serious things which really...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 28th October 2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By stana29
Re: Good luck Erin and Andrea

My Jessie also refused to take painkillers 5 days post op after they took her off morphine but we never forced her but I guess she didn't need them. She is 8 months post op now and she hasn't touched...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 24th October 2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

That's great Andrea! Did you ever manage to ask the radiographer about PA or AP x-rays?
Stana x
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 22nd October 2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By stana29
Re: Katie's Surgery

Glad all is going well girls xxx
Forum: Non Surgical Room 17th October 2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,227
Posted By stana29
Re: Brace

Hello, my 10 year old daughter wore a brace for 4 years. She had to wear it 23h a day and she didn't like her first Boston brace as it was too tight on her chest and she was short of breath but she...
Forum: General Discussions 17th October 2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By stana29
Re: Please help me, daughter just diagnosed with Scoliosis

Hello,
I am sorry to hear about your daughter's diagnosis. Do you know how long do you need to wait for her appointment with the orthopaedics? Personally, I would be driving myself crazy by not...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 15th October 2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

I think they should be PA to minimise the radiation exposure to our girls' developing ovaries, breast tissues and thyroid. Honestly, I was a bit angry with that radiologist at GOSH telling me she...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 15th October 2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By stana29
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 15th October 2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By stana29
Smile Re: Good luck Erin and Andrea

All the best Erin and I hope all goes well. We will be thinking of you xxx
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 14th October 2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Hi Titch,
I asked Jessie's radiologist at GOSH today and she said they would use the same amount of radiation for PA and AP x-rays but she said PA images are of a poor quality. Well, Mr Tucker has...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 14th October 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Hi Andrea,

Thanks for asking, Jessie's app. with Mr Tucker went well. Her curve hasn't changed so he will see us in 6 months. If her curve gets bigger, we will talk about her first lengthening of...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th October 2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Whow what a chart!!!
So one chest CT scan is around 7 mSv and max yearly dose permitted for US radiation workers is 50 mSv and lowest one year dose clearly linked to increased risk of cancer is 100...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th October 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Hi Titch,
I will ask about this on Friday as I never heard of this before.
Thank you for pointing this out.
Stana
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th October 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Hi Titch,
Thank you for this, it's very interesting. The fact, that they do actually acknowledge that there is a risk of developing cancer whether is very low, low, moderate etc. says it all...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th October 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,436
Posted By stana29
Re: Repeated x-rays

Hi AlisonW,

My daugter also had many x-rays in the past plus few CT scans which use radiation beams, MIBG scans which use intravenous liquid radiation and PET scan which again uses radioactive...
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