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Forum: General Discussions 10th July 2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By Little Ali
Re: help! need advice

I'm sorry I can't offer any advice Lisa-Lou, other than maybe trying other medications with the Tramaol but, I just wanted to say I'm sorry you're in so much pain :squeeze:
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 5th July 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Chronic Cough and short of breath, chest pain

I'm sorry you're struggling Leah. I also have severe kyphoscoliosis. I hope the Cardiologist is helpful x
Forum: General Discussions 21st June 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 854
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

Whaaaaaaaaaat?! :eek: He's the reason I transferred to Stanmore. I previously had surgery by Mr. Fairbank at the JR and Nuffield but didn't agree with this treatment of me.
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By Little Ali
Re: New, terrified, confused, scared, UK based

Hi Kelly.

Welcome to the group xx
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,950
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hi Hayley,

I just wanted to say hi and wish you all the best with your surgery xx
Forum: General Discussions 16th April 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Post Surgery Advice

I take Lyrica for nerve pain x
Forum: General Discussions 16th March 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Pain Meds

Hi there,

I've been on Lyrica for nearly 6 years and couldn't be without it. When you first start taking it or increase your dosage, it does make you feel a bit dizzy but, this side effect normally...
Forum: General Discussions 4th March 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Depressed and angry because of treatment by doctors

You can add me to the list of angry NHS patients too Carol. I'm going to make a formal complaint against them but, as you say, it's having the energy to do it that's the problem :squeeze: xxx
Forum: General Discussions 6th February 2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By Little Ali
Re: End of the line...

You've already had great repkies and advice. I agree about your work/life balance. You have to do what works for you. Thinking of you xx
Forum: General Discussions 4th January 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Post Surgery Headaches

Hiya ,

Sorry you're having so many problems. I had headaches for a while after my surgery. Can you desribe them? Is it like a whole head headache or behind your eyes etc?

I hope we can help x
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Any suffers of PTSD?

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=9892&highlight=PTSD

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=16561&highlight=PTSD

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=11963&h...
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Any suffers of PTSD?

Rods,

I'm so sorry you're suffering. Surgery is traumatic and can cause PTSD. I'd definitely suggest you speak to your dr about this so you can get some support. I've had quite a bit of therapy and...
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Op date changed to 20th dec.

Sorry you'll be in hospital over Christmas, but I hope it goes well xx
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Little Ali
Re: does anyone suffer with anxiety and panic attacks

Hi Ali (nice name :D)

I suffer with anxiety and depression and I know it's horrible. I've had quite a bit of counselling and have found it very helpful. I also take anti-depressants, which I have...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 8th December 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Increasing lordosis and neck pain

I have kyphosis and have pain in my neck and headached so I feel for you x
Forum: General Discussions 8th December 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Little Ali
Re: 2 Stage Surgery needed next month..

I just wanted to say hi.

Stanmore is a great hospital for scoliosis so, you're in great hands x
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 28th November 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Nerve pain in my arms

I can try asking my GP.
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 27th November 2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Little Ali
Nerve pain in my arms

Hi people,

I sometimes get nerve pain that just shoots down my arms and into my hands. It also goes through the area between my chest and shoulder. I think it's Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Has...
Forum: General Discussions 21st November 2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,740
Posted By Little Ali
Re: dreadful news

Always here for you. Please let me know if there's anything at all I can do xxx
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 18th November 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Kyphoscoliosis

Hi there.
I have kyphoscoliosis too.
Forum: General Discussions 23rd October 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,173
Posted By Little Ali
Re: My postural assessment at the Nuffield

There are power chairs, but I'm still able to use a manual chair. It's better for me because it means I still get some exercise. Also, they're difficult in terms of the vehicle you have because you...
Forum: General Discussions 21st October 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,173
Posted By Little Ali
Re: My postural assessment at the Nuffield

I have a lateral support, which is moulded to my right side. I can't keep it on all the time cos it's harder to push, but my pain's eased by about 85%. My right trapz muscle hurts, but my spine's...
Forum: General Discussions 12th September 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,659
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Newbie

Hi Becky,

I'm under the care of Mr. Tucker and RNOH Stanmore. It's a very good hospital and I've heard great things about Mr. Lehovsky :)

:welcome2:
Forum: General Discussions 2nd September 2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Changing hospital as an inpatient.

I advised my friend to speak to her mum's consultant and and her GP.

Not sure about the tissue viability nurse.
Forum: General Discussions 2nd September 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Little Ali
Changing hospital as an inpatient.

Does anyone know how to go about this? I'm asking on behalf of a friend. She has a degenerative neurological condition and is in for an infection on her spine. She's getting terrible, or very...
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