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Forum: General Discussions 12th August 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Kyphosis In The News

Yea, thanks for posting that Simon. It's cool to see stories like that in the news.

And dang, I don't think it'd be possible to get a better correction than that.
Forum: General Discussions 9th August 2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
Re: The "scoliosis is painless" argument

I guess in the end, doctors are people just like the rest of us... and sometimes you have to weed through the chaff to get to the good ones. Unfortunately, that's easier said than done. Maybe if it...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 8th August 2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,240
Posted By -Chris-
Re: 21 year old guy. Kyphosis. 24/7 Pain.

Dave, just want to say that your attitude is great. Sometimes the biggest thing standing in the way of getting better is ourselves. I played sports and was active for most of my childhood and into my...
Forum: General Discussions 8th August 2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
Re: The "scoliosis is painless" argument

PS. That post wasn't directed at anyone, its just an issue that I've thought about and an issue that really irks me. Just felt like typing it all out and getting it off my chest :)
Forum: General Discussions 8th August 2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
Re: The "scoliosis is painless" argument

Once again, I really can't see the logic or reasoning behind the argument that "scoliosis doesn't cause pain, scoliosis causing things to happen that cause pain."

It's true that not everyone who has...
Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
Re: The "scoliosis is painless" argument

Mark, I feel the same way. I used to play a lot of sports when I was younger and was into bmx-ing for quite a few years, and I'm no stranger to all kinds of different aches and pains and muscle...
Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
Re: The "scoliosis is painless" argument

Even if that is the case, isn't it the scoliosis that is causing your muscles to hurt? I've never understood that way of thinking.
Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By -Chris-
The "scoliosis is painless" argument

There was some talk of this in another thread, and I'm sure its something that's been talked to death on here, so I apologize if that's the case. It brought up a couple questions that I was very...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 5th August 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,825
Posted By -Chris-
Re: It's ooonnnn..

Hey man, that's awesome. I'm sure its scary but its got to be invigorating at the same time.

Like I said before, I'm definitely very curious how things go with you and mark, so I'll be looking...
Forum: General Discussions 5th August 2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By -Chris-
Re: New!

Hey Jean, thanks for the response and the straight advice. I definitely need a kick in the butt because I've found myself procrastinating and making excuses as to why I should wait a little bit...
Forum: General Discussions 5th August 2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,555
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Side effects of scoliosis..?

I've heard many times that "scoliosis doesn't cause pain." I've always wondered if the doctors that say this are misinformed, or if they are being really particular and saying that the curving of the...
Forum: General Discussions 4th August 2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Another delayed surgery.

Man, I can't think of anything worse than being diagnosed with Scoliosis, being told that you absolutely NEED surgery in the near future to avoid serious complications, and then not being able to...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd August 2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Reduced appetite/feeling sick after eating -could this be due to the curves?

I've heard of scoliosis causing digestive and gastro problems, and it seems like it could be possible especially if it is severe enough to be putting pressure on the stomach.

The first thing the...
Forum: General Discussions 1st August 2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By -Chris-
Re: ? about rib / hip rubbing

Hey, well I'm glad its not just me...

I think I struggle with it so much because a) its a very constant and relentless pain b) most of my other pain has been related to weak muscles or stiffness or...
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By -Chris-
Re: I think I have scoliosis

Hi Leslie,

Just wanted to welcome you as well. I just joined the site yesterday so I'm gonna let some of the much-more-knowledgeable folks around here answer your questions.

I will say that a lot...
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By -Chris-
? about rib / hip rubbing

So I don't know how common this is, but its probably the one things that's giving me the most problems right now. :woe:

As my various back issues have progressed, my upper body has become much more...
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By -Chris-
Re: New!

Hey, thanks guys for taking the time to reply, I really appreciate it.

I think part of my problem is that I've always been a "suffer in silence" type person. My poor mom had 3 sons, so it was...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 30th July 2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,772
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Very optimistic

I live in America, and I'm not sure if its as bad in the UK, but stem-cell research has become such a hot topic for the religious right, that it is really hampering a lot of serious advancements -...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 30th July 2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,174
Posted By -Chris-
Re: NZ Hi guys - what should I do? Playing medical ping pong

Hey, I just joined the forum today, but wanted to say whatsup and hope that things work out for you.

I have kyphosis as well and am currently considering the surgical route, so it'd be great to...
Forum: General Discussions 30th July 2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By -Chris-
Re: New!

Thanks for the replies, guys.

Mark -
Thanks for pointing me towards the specialists. I live in a fairly big city and am within driving distance to Seattle, WA(not sure how familiar you are with...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 30th July 2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 87,101
Posted By -Chris-
Re: Pictures of my back, the psychological and physical pain of living with kyphosis

Hey mark, new poster here and fellow kyphosis sufferer. I just wanted to let you know that you are a source of inspiration for me and I'm sure for anyone else in similar situations. You've been...
Forum: General Discussions 30th July 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By -Chris-
New!

Hey everyone, been lurking for a few months, and decided it was time to make the plunge.

I'm incredibly thankful I came across this site, I realized that a lot of your stories sound really similar...
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