Scoliosis Support  

Go Back   Scoliosis Support > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 168
Search took 0.32 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: alison1407
Forum: General Discussions 10th August 2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By alison1407
Re: Wow !!

Woop!

Really wish you guys had been around when i was going through surgery (pre and post)!!
Forum: General Discussions 24th April 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By alison1407
Re: workstation assessment

Hi Mark,

We have regular workstation assessments and a few years ago i pointed out my chair on one of them because i was always getting a pain in my shoulder from having to lean to far over my desk...
Forum: General Discussions 17th April 2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By alison1407
Re: Scoliosis doesn't cause pain

It is interesting subject isnt it. The simple way i look at it is before my surgery i had pain, after surgery i dont have pain anymore and they only thing they "fixed" in my surgery was my scoliosis....
Forum: General Discussions 11th April 2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,972
Posted By alison1407
Re: nerve damage and dry skin

It seems to be but i think im going to have to keep on top of it. Ive been doing it every other day so far and seems to be making them smoother instantly but i have doubts that they would last that...
Forum: General Discussions 11th April 2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,972
Posted By alison1407
Re: nerve damage and dry skin

I have the same Becky, just on one foot and hate it when the summer comes around. I havent found anything that seems to work, but i have just invested in a Ped Egg to try that. Ive been using it for...
Forum: General Discussions 11th April 2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By alison1407
Re: Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

Hey Lisalou,

Hope you get some relief from wearing your brace. I was able to take it off at night from day one (providing i stayed flat on my back) but had it on during the day for 6 months. It was...
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,694
Posted By alison1407
Re: Before and after pic

This looks fantastic! hope recovery goes well for you!
Forum: General Discussions 13th March 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By alison1407
Re: Cycling with a low fusion (to L4 and lower)

I always find riding bikes a bit tricky when the handle bars are the same height as the seat. I would love a nice bike like yours, it looks soooo comfy!

When i go out on the bike i make sure its...
Forum: General Discussions 12th February 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,624
Posted By alison1407
Re: Your First Experience of Hospital

When i had my surgery aged 16 i had never been in hospital before for anything so it was all very daunting. I do remember getting everything done for me by the medical staff and never had to request...
Forum: General Discussions 12th February 2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By alison1407
Re: Que for those who've had MRI

Just to go with what the others have said, i didnt have any dye either.... good luck, hope it goes well for you!
Forum: General Discussions 12th February 2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By alison1407
Re: A great Physio!

Thats really good news news. I never had physio myself so have no personal experiences but from what ive read from other people, finding a good physio who understand scoliosis is a hard thing do so...
Forum: General Discussions 10th February 2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,537
Posted By alison1407
Re: Appointment Mon !

To look at it in a positive way...you now know whats been causing you so much pain and can get it fixed. I really hope they can fix it without removing everything but im sure everything will be just...
Forum: General Discussions 26th January 2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By alison1407
Re: Funny feet - effects of surgery

Oh my god, thanks for this post, for 9 years since my op i thought i was a bit random with the odd foot thing, never even thought it might be related to my surgery which was also anterior approach. ...
Forum: General Discussions 19th January 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By alison1407
Re: Newbie

Hi Jemma,

Glad you found us....i had my surgery in Leeds St James Hospital under Professor Dickson and Mr Millner - they were great! i think they have moved to Leeds general hospital now but if...
Forum: General Discussions 15th January 2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By alison1407
Re: MRI scanner

I just meant, when they were taking Xrays and i was in a random position that i had to hold for 5 mins while they took the xray, my natural body sway would make me move slightly and the xray wouldnt...
Forum: General Discussions 15th January 2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By alison1407
Re: MRI scanner

Could have done with something like that for Xrays. The amount of Xrays they had to take 3 /4 times because it wasnt "right" due to having to hold yourself in a strange position in order to try and...
Forum: General Discussions 14th January 2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By alison1407
Re: MRI results...

Hope you start to feel the benefits of going to the gym. Now you know what the problem is you are on the journey to getting it sorted.

x
Forum: General Discussions 13th January 2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,931
Posted By alison1407
Re: Chat Magazine At Last

nice one! Looking forward to reading it x
Forum: General Discussions 13th January 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By alison1407
Re: anyone ???

I had a catheter for the whole time i was in HDU and then it was removed when i went to the normal ward.

Hope everything goes well and you enjoy your new straight back! Im with Gilly...a positive...
Forum: General Discussions 9th January 2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By alison1407
Re: What's your number....?

I have one rod and 5 screws. At the summer meet up we were trying to work out how much we would all be worth as scrap metal combined...he he
Forum: General Discussions 6th January 2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By alison1407
Re: for those who have had anterior release

Hi, i had anterior release but in one go so cant really give you answers but just wanted to say good luck and hope it goes well! :squeeze:
Forum: General Discussions 28th December 2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By alison1407
Re: excited

Its good to go into surgery with a positive attitude...it will help your recovery time no end. So dont forget to smile even when you feel like poo!

Hope it all goes well x
Forum: General Discussions 16th December 2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By alison1407
Re: 10 years ago today...

Congratulations! Its my 10 year anniversary next year, its amazing how time flies but it remains a vivid memory!

Sorry to hear you are still suffering with pain, hope you manage to get it sorted...
Forum: General Discussions 16th November 2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By alison1407
Re: chair problems

I remember being in pain after sitting for 10 minutes at a time. I used to have a stretch, walk around and most of the time i tried to lay down on the sofa to take the pressure away from the base of...
Forum: General Discussions 14th November 2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By alison1407
Re: Got my appointmet!

Hope it all goes well Lyssie. x
Showing results 1 to 25 of 168

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) Scoliosis Support