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Forum: General Discussions 11th September 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,407
Posted By Amphy
Re: Thinking about life - how do you feel about your life?

I just feel lost, really. Part of it is that it wasn't supposed to be like this. The scoli was mine, in a way, something that life threw at me that I had to cope with (not that that made it easy). I...
Forum: General Discussions 11th September 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Amphy
Re: How to get through School?

That's a rough situation, I can relate. I used to take a cushion with me, so second that suggestion. I also just outright dropped some classes - there was simply no point in me continuing to do PE or...
Forum: General Discussions 26th August 2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Amphy
Re: The problems with the brace...

I wore one after the operation, not sure if that's the kind you mean or not.

It just felt like it didn't fit, really. Despite being molded to my body. It especially rubbed at the bony bits -...
Forum: General Discussions 26th August 2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Amphy
Re: can anyon tell me what a mri does for kyphosis

it stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_resonance_imaging

Here's a comparison chart:
http://www.diffen.com/difference/MRI_vs_X-ray

What'll happen is they...
Forum: General Discussions 20th August 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,309
Posted By Amphy
Re: Scolosis Surgery purely for cosmetic reasons?

I understand why you might want to. I got treated so badly by other people because of how I looked.

For myself, though...I actually liked how I looked before more. Maybe that sounds weird, it was a...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd August 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Amphy
Re: Mistake with pins

Hi, Jonny. It's certainly reassuring to hear you felt a lot better for the revision (gosh, that's bad luck having a hook pullout, though).

Yeah, while I know the damage could indeed be worse,...
Forum: General Discussions 28th July 2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Amphy
Re: Mistake with pins

Thanks both. :) Appreciate the support.

I'm currently seeing Mr de Matas at the Liverpool University Hospital, and just travelled to see Mr Marks at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital a few weeks ago....
Forum: General Discussions 26th July 2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,636
Posted By Amphy
Re: Your First Experience of Hospital

Ach, I really really don't want to scare anyone...

It was awful, for me, I'd say I was actually pretty traumatised by it, especially considering how stressful I sometimes find it to visit hospitals...
Forum: General Discussions 25th July 2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Amphy
Mistake with pins

(copying and pasting the same as I wrote on another forum, since I didn't get a reply there)

Hello,
I'm feeling at a bit of a loss at the moment. I had surgery on my spine when I was 16 (I will be...
Forum: General Discussions 25th July 2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Amphy
Re: Feel it's only polite to say hello before I ask for help.

I really emphasise, mine was Alder Hey, too. That was 10 years ago now, when I was 16. I'm afaid I don't know much about Neil Davidson, but my current surgeon has mentioned him positively.

Argh,...
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