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Forum: General Discussions 6th July 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
Re: 6 years post surgery and new issues

Quick update for you all, I got a phone call from the hospital earlier and I have an appointment to see Mr Hamilton on the 1st August. Quicker than I expected (I think my GP may have included...
Forum: General Discussions 24th June 2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
Re: 6 years post surgery and new issues

Oh thanks so much for all the information everyone! Its always good to have people who can give you info when needed. I haven't had the weird twitchy feeling so much the past two days and I don't...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
Re: 6 years post surgery and new issues

Becky - I'm at a small Uni in Wales I think the nearest scoliosis consultant there would be in Cardiff which would be 2 hours from my Uni, doable but its much easier to see a consultant in Belfast...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
Re: 6 years post surgery and new issues

Well that is quite a relief to know if I do end up having to go that route, I wasn't looking forward to going through the same recovery agan.

I saw my GP about an hour ago and she's going to write...
Forum: General Discussions 20th June 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
Re: 6 years post surgery and new issues

Thats kind of what I was afraid of, more surgery. It really would cause issues for me to have to have more surgery now I'm heading into my last year at Uni and I know I would have to defer a year for...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Maggie
6 years post surgery and new issues

Hi everyone I used to post here quite a bit a few years ago before and after my spinal fusion. I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 12 and had 3 curves of 50, 50 and 40 which eventually ended in...
Forum: General Discussions 10th June 2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By Maggie
I'm fused T1-L5 (The longest here I believe) and...

I'm fused T1-L5 (The longest here I believe) and at 11 months post op I can bend over and almost reach my toes and do sit ups. I've never had a grabber and when I need to get something of the floor I...
Forum: General Discussions 14th April 2007, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By Maggie
Originally I was told I wouldn't be given surgery...

Originally I was told I wouldn't be given surgery until this month but I ended up having it in July with 5 days notice and after 11 months waiting. My mum kept calling the spinal nurse at the...
Forum: General Discussions 14th March 2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Maggie
I turned 8 months post op last Saturday just to...

I turned 8 months post op last Saturday just to keep everyone updated and today was my 4th post op appointment.

The last few weeks I've been having quite a bit of pain in my right shoulder blade...
Forum: General Discussions 14th March 2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Maggie
Thanks Lucy and Martin thats really sweet. My...

Thanks Lucy and Martin thats really sweet. My appointments over I'm away to post about it now.
Forum: General Discussions 5th March 2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Maggie
I got a grand total of 5 days. I was on the...

I got a grand total of 5 days. I was on the waiting list for 11 months and I was put at the top of the cancellation list due to the severity of my curves so I was expecting a surgery date at short...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd February 2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,071
Posted By Maggie
Oh my thats soon! I'm so sorry to hear that it...

Oh my thats soon! I'm so sorry to hear that it was cancelled and then uncancelled etc. I'm thinking of her and I hope she's ok.
Forum: General Discussions 20th January 2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Maggie
I used to be able to before surgery but last time...

I used to be able to before surgery but last time I checked I couldn't might try again. Being fused to L5 I don't expect I'll ever be able to do it.
Forum: General Discussions 17th January 2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Maggie
I was 6 months post op last week and I had my...

I was 6 months post op last week and I had my third follow up appointment today.

We got there right on time for the x-rays but ended up waiting for half an hour to be called while people who had...
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Maggie
For those of you who don't know I was fused a...

For those of you who don't know I was fused a little over 5 months ago T1-L5. I got pretty much a full correction and my shoulders and hips became even after surgery.

Last night I noticed that my...
Forum: General Discussions 7th December 2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Maggie
I do and I'm fused up to T1.

I do and I'm fused up to T1.
Forum: General Discussions 5th December 2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By Maggie
I had prosterior from T1-L5.

I had prosterior from T1-L5.
Forum: General Discussions 27th November 2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By Maggie
The whole scoliosis can be heridatery thing...

The whole scoliosis can be heridatery thing scares me. I know my older sister doesn't have it but I'm worried that my little sister might be developing it or may develop it in the future since she's...
Forum: General Discussions 18th November 2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By Maggie
Welcoming one of our newest members Emily aka...

Welcoming one of our newest members Emily aka white butterfly. I met her through another site and spoke with her through PM quite a few times and finally managed to persuade her to join.

Welcome...
Forum: General Discussions 4th November 2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Maggie
Good luck! I had a date sprung on me like that I...

Good luck!

I had a date sprung on me like that I had 5 days notice before my surgery I think it helped.
Forum: General Discussions 29th October 2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,019
Posted By Maggie
Mine was in July 2006 it was just under a month...

Mine was in July 2006 it was just under a month before my 16th birthday.
Forum: General Discussions 23rd October 2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By Maggie
I have copies of all my pre op x-rays and MRI...

I have copies of all my pre op x-rays and MRI scans.

My mum had to call the hospital and see what they could do. They sent me out an application form and asked for 10 about 3 weeks later I got my...
Forum: General Discussions 21st October 2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By Maggie
Wow makes me realise just how much I'm fused its...

Wow makes me realise just how much I'm fused its a wonder I have any flexibility at all.
Forum: General Discussions 19th October 2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Maggie
Practically 100% in July 2006 I may as well be...

Practically 100% in July 2006 I may as well be straight now just slight curve towards the bottom.
Forum: General Discussions 18th October 2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Maggie
About the x-rays... it was something to do with...

About the x-rays... it was something to do with what direction the spine curved like if it curved to one side they had to have it x-rayed from that side. It was when they were doing the lateral...
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