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Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 25th March 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you Andrea.
Luka had his check-up - it's part of mental work (top of the screw i believe) that sticks out a little after swelling subsided. Mr. Kiely will leave it for now and possibly in a...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 15th March 2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi everyone,

just an update: Luka started physio, we have a list of daily exercises to do with another meeting with the physio in 3 weeks when Luka's flexibility should have increased.
He will also...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 7th February 2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,743
Posted By Vesna
Re: New Mum with son 9 months (Congenital)

Hi Shirley,

just to say 'hi' and welcome you.
My son has congenital scoliosis due to hemivertebrea in thoracic and lumbar areas (therefore he had double curves);I noticed a lump in his lumbar area...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 4th February 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,112
Posted By Vesna
Re: New Diagnosis - any advice ?

Hi,
just wanted to welcome you and your family!
I understand it's nerve-wrecking process and that it's very exhausting to wait for appointments, for surgeon's deliberations and maintaining everyday...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 26th January 2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi everyone,

one more update - went with Luka for his first post-op appointment last Friday. Mr. Kiely (his consultant) was very happy with Luka's recovery and had allowed Luka to kick football,...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 13th January 2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi everyone,

thank you all again for your kind messages for Luka's surgery. He is doing well, had full posterior instrumentalisation with pelvic implants on Nov. 25th and 2nd surgery on Dec. 3rd to...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 22nd November 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you very much Lissie,
V.
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 17th November 2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you All very much, it means a lot.
I'll keep you posted.
V.
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 16th November 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you very much Cork Lass!
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 16th November 2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,341
Posted By Vesna
Re: What to take to hospital - suggestions please!

Thank you for excellent suggestions (I mean, who would think of coins for vending machines/laundry/etc.!) for hospital stay - going in with my son next week for full posterior fusion and making lists...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 16th November 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi,

just to let you know that Luka's surgery is next week November 25 Thursday - full posterior fusion with pelvic implants. Was told he will be in the theatre for about 10 hours (including pre-op...
Forum: General Discussions 6th September 2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Vesna
Re: Wish Me Luck! 5 month post op appointment!!!!!

Hi,
I know it's been some time after you've had that app. but still, wanted to ask how are you these days, how did you find your PE in school, are you ready for more of it now that school started...
Forum: General Discussions 6th September 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Vesna
Re: Ward re-opened in Crumlin

Thank you for the update; i feel so ignorant not even knowing that it was closed and my son is due to go in for surgery sometime in October/November. but again, nobody tells you anything and i even...
Forum: General Discussions 6th September 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Vesna
Re: 2 years today!

Congratulations! You must feel good about yourself and your rods :-), it's great to hear you being so positive...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 25th August 2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi everyone,
hope you all had some lovely time over the summer. I am back after couple of weeks of holidays with the kids.
Luka had his knee key-hole surgery on June 10, op. went well and he...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 11th May 2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi IrishGirl93,
thank you for that info. I don't even know if Luka will need dics replacement surgery, what i've read about it fusion is one of the solutions and since he will have fusion surgery I...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 10th May 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you very much!
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 7th May 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi,
Luka was seen by neurosurgeon last Monday and the syrinx is fine, no cause for concern for the spinal fusion. Luka will be seen by the same consultant once a year.
But also 'found out' (althouhg...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 16th April 2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,163
Posted By Vesna
Re: Advice for new parents with Scoliosis newborn

Hi,
Welcome to Scoliosis Support.
My son was born with 's' shaped spine due to 2 hemivertebrea one in thoracic and one in lumbar area. He was monitored for the past years every 6 months (both in...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 8th April 2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi everyone,
apologies for absence but didn't have any news. we finally got an appointment with neurosurgeon on May 4 who needs to assess the cyst in syrynx - whether it can potentially cause...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd February 2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Vesna
Re: Rere's back to school today!! yeah!!!

That's fantastic news! I'm very happy for you...
V.
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd February 2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Vesna
Re: Sweet Little Amaya

Hi,
Welcome to the Scoliosis Support. I am sorry to hear that your niece has scoliosis but am sure that this support group will be there for you and your family (as they have been for me).
My son was...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd February 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

that's great to hear; i can imagine how relieved you must feel that your son is recovering well.
wishing you both well
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd February 2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Hi Melissa,
thank you very much for encouraging message, I am very happy for your daughter that she is recovering well and taking things in her stride.
I am very grateful to all the messages and...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 1st February 2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,407
Posted By Vesna
Re: New member

Thank you all very much, for sharing and being honest.
Hope you feel well these days and your son, Magnum Lady, is feeling better every day.
V.
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