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Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 30th August 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Sheila
Go ape

Hi all,

Does anyone know if it is safe to do go ape with rods in your back ? My surgeon says you can .

Thanks
Forum: General Discussions 8th May 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Sheila
Re: Mri Scan

Hi Sarah,

I also have protuding screws and I also am beginning to wonder if my body just doesn't like this metal work - the bottom of my back is fine - this was fused but with no metal work - its...
Forum: General Discussions 7th May 2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Sheila
Re: Mri Scan

Hi All,

Thanks very much for your replies

My back is ok ishhhh.

My shoulders are hurting a bit and I'm still very much aware of the metal work. However - I'm still glad I had surgery.

My...
Forum: General Discussions 7th May 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Sheila
Mri Scan

Hi everyone,

Can you have an MRI scan when you have metal rods and screws in your back?

thank you
Sheila:)
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 15th May 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Sheila
Re: Holiday!!!!!

Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply.

It is something that is beginning to worry me. I'll be that nervous about going through the scanners that I'll make myself look really suspicious.
...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 13th May 2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Sheila
Holiday!!!!!

Hi All,

Hope your well.

I'm going away soon and have been wondering if the alarms will go off when I go through security?

Will I need some sort of letter?

I'll be 16 months post op when I go...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 12th April 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By Sheila
1 Year Post Op - TODAY!!!!!

Dear All,

Well, this time last year I was actually on the operating table, I can't quite believe where this year has gone. It's been the hardest year of my life and tears still well up in my eyes...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd December 2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Sheila
Re: 2 Years!

Well Done BronteXX
Forum: General Discussions 22nd November 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,516
Posted By Sheila
Re: Some reassurances please?

Hi Sarah,

Sorry for not posting earlier - not logged on for a bit - glad you've got hydro sorted and hopefully Mr A - will sort you out.

All the best
Sheila x
Forum: General Discussions 19th November 2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By Sheila
Re: Mark's 2 Year Post Op - Congradulations!

lol - that is awesome - well done you.

May you continue to go from strength to strength.

All the Best
Sheila
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th November 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,467
Posted By Sheila
Re: Woohoo! She's fused!

Brilliant news - all the best for the future
Forum: General Discussions 9th November 2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Sheila
Re: Shall I see my GP?

Hi Sarah,

Sorry to read your in so much pain :(.

You could speak to your GP and see what he says.

It is very frustrating - I'm also having screw problems - I just keep thinking about what Titch...
Forum: General Discussions 9th November 2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Sheila
Re: How my operation went

oh Lauren, well done you - you are so brave - reading your post brings back post op memories - in time you do forget how ill you are following surgery. You are very young and I just know you will...
Forum: General Discussions 4th November 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Sheila
Re: My 1 year post op check!

Titch,

I knew someone had said it had taken along time for them not to beaware of the screws - your post is very encouraging - thank you.

Sheila x
Forum: General Discussions 3rd November 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Sheila
Re: My 1 year post op check!

Hi Sarah,

It's good to hear that things are going well.

It seems to me that he still thinks that within time - you will start to feel less and less pain and he's probably hoping that the pain you...
Forum: General Discussions 1st November 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,962
Posted By Sheila
Re: This cant be right :-(

My husband has always done all the DIY around the house - but due to how much work he has on - he just hasn't got the time - so for the first time ever - I had a decorator in lastnight to give me a...
Forum: General Discussions 1st November 2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,962
Posted By Sheila
Re: This cant be right :-(

Hi Sarah,

I had the kids off last week - it is sooo much harder - you can't just lie down when you want to - such a relief to have them back at school.

Not long now until you check - Good Luck xx
Forum: General Discussions 31st October 2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Sheila
Re: spinal cord monitoring

Hi,

I had to have a spinal cord monitoring - trial - before my surgery - this involved having wires on my head and toes and some pulses sent through my body which then records my "normal" findings...
Forum: General Discussions 31st October 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Sheila
Re: I'm driving again!!!!!!

Hi Little Anne,

I know what you mean in helping with recovery - I really think this is a turning point for me.

My arms and shoulders hurt so much - but I think drdiving will actually help -...
Forum: General Discussions 30th October 2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Sheila
Re: I'm driving again!!!!!!

Hi Margaret,

As Daniel says - 7 months is alot longer than the average person - I can honestly say - I have only just felt confident in driving again - and it feels GREAT!!!
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 30th October 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Sheila
Re: Kyphosis Surgery 21 yr old

Hi and Welcome,

I also have S. Kyphosis - had surgery in April - any questions feel free to pm me.

Good Luck
Sheila
Forum: General Discussions 30th October 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By Sheila
Forum: General Discussions 30th October 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Sheila
I'm driving again!!!!!!

I just had to share this news with you.

I drove today for the first time in 7 months and it felt ace!!!!

Can't tell you how good it feels to be behind the wheel again!!!

YIPEEEEEEE!!!! :D
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 30th October 2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sheila
Re: Phone Call From Work

Hi Summerbirdy,

I know what you mean when you say "because you look ok" - people assume your ok. I walked into the office and everyone was like "omg - you look sooo well" - this was good however...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 29th October 2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sheila
Re: Phone Call From Work

Thanks very much

Take Care
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