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Forum: General Discussions 9th June 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Ella K
Re: squats with a fusion

Thanks, I'll have a look at the video :)
Forum: General Discussions 8th June 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Ella K
squats with a fusion

I've been cleared to do anything except contact sports and have been doing squats with dumbbells. I'm conscious of not injuring my back or putting too much strain on my unfused discs, so want to do...
Forum: General Discussions 8th June 2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 75,569
Posted By Ella K
Re: Things you CAN do with a fused spine

I am over a year post op and can do the splits and do a bridge :)
Forum: General Discussions 30th January 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Ella K
Re: Post-op spine flexibility

Hi kay i can do all the things you asked. I can arch my back a lot the only thing i feel some restriction is hollowing my back on all fours. I am quite suprised how little the surgery has effected my...
Forum: General Discussions 27th December 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Ella K
Re: Surgery 20th dec. coming home tomorrow

That is great, hope you had a good christmas x
Forum: General Discussions 25th December 2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Ella K
Merry christmas everyone

Hope you all have a great xmas. Cant believe i am exactly 8 months post op today, how time flys. Just wanted to say a big thanks to all the help and support from people on this forum. My fusion is a...
Forum: General Discussions 28th November 2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Ella K
Re: Ellas latest xray

Yes i would say rotation is the biggest problem. Pre surgery i only had a forty degree curve but had lots of rotation. Can you get rotation without the spine curving x
Forum: General Discussions 28th November 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Ella K
Re: Ellas latest xray

Aw that is not good ange, are you getting pain? Yesterday i tried on a dress for a party i am going to and it did not fit at all, i ended up in tears and even my mum was shocked at how twisted i...
Forum: General Discussions 26th November 2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Ella K
Re: Op cancelled.

Sorry to hear this. By the way what is halo traction x
Forum: General Discussions 26th November 2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Ella K
Re: Good luck Clubshaz!

Wishing you lots of luck :) x
Forum: General Discussions 26th November 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Ella K
Re: Ellas latest xray

I have looked at my x ray immediately after surgery and it looks slightly curved but not as much as most recent one. Mr cole was going to fuse to t4 and now i am thinking this would have been better....
Forum: General Discussions 22nd November 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By Ella K
Re: dreadful news

So sorry to hear this, thinking of you both x x
Forum: General Discussions 22nd November 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Ella K
Re: Ellas latest xray

My dad posted my x rays lol that is why did not write anything with them. I wanted peoples thoughts on whether they thought it was curved above my fusion. Kay i agree it looks curved particulary at...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd November 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Ella K
Ellas latest xray

Here is my latest xray
http://i44.tinypic.com/2mfnrbl.jpg
Forum: General Discussions 13th November 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Ella K
Re: So upset i fainted and fell on my bathroom floor

Thankyou mark. I had my x ray yesterday but not got the full results yet, they will go to my doctors then i have to get them sent to mr cole. The radiographer did point out that my spine above my...
Forum: General Discussions 8th November 2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Ella K
Re: So upset i fainted and fell on my bathroom floor

Thanks for your replies. I am praying that i did no damage. Gilly i am going for x ray tomorrow i think. I am sore especially on my left side. I think it was a bad reaction to medication i took last...
Forum: General Discussions 8th November 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Ella K
So upset i fainted and fell on my bathroom floor

This morning i had bad stomach cramps, diarohea and felt sick. I was eating my breakfast but had to go to the toilet then felt sick so was going to go lie down. I felt really dizzy then the next...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd October 2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Ella K
Re: how long post op till u felt normal

I am nearly 6 months post op and my pain is worse than a month post op. I think my hyper mobility is causin me a lot of the problems and has got worse after surgery due to muscle loss and...
Forum: General Discussions 5th October 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Ella K
Re: Winged scapula

Thanks toni :) i will see about getting physio x
Forum: General Discussions 3rd October 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Ella K
Winged scapula

Since surgery my shoulders blades have become more prominent and winged, particularly the right one. Is this common? Has anyone got any tips for strengthening them. If i push it back in then my...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd October 2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By Ella K
Re: One year post op!

Happy one year anniversary. Are you feeling any better? Time goes so quick i will be 6 months post op soon x x
Forum: General Discussions 27th September 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Ella K
Re: Muscle function after fusion

Thanks for your replies. I dont know of any yoga instructors near me who have worked with scoliosis fusion patients unfortunately. Its mainly my right side that has atrophied, the metal work feels...
Forum: General Discussions 26th September 2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Ella K
Muscle function after fusion

Hi i was wondering if anyone knew how the spinal muscles work in the fused area. Do they stil work the same or seen as that part of the spine has no movement do the muscles there stay static. I have...
Forum: General Discussions 26th September 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By Ella K
Re: Muscle Spasms

I have got really bad right sided lat dorsi muscle spasm and diazapam definately helps. Pain killers dont make i difference but if i take 4mg of diazapam all my pain goes for three or four hours. So...
Forum: General Discussions 18th September 2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By Ella K
Re: 'Why Me' has anyone else asked themselves

I think this a lot. I know they are people worse off but when i am in constant pain and discomfort i do wonder why things are so hard. I end up taking it out on my mum which then makes me feel bad. I...
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