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Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Mandy
Hi :welcome2: . I also live in Cali, and had...

Hi :welcome2: .
I also live in Cali, and had surgery for my scoli. If you want to tell us what part of the state (North or South) you are in, we might be able to help you find a specialist since...
Forum: General Discussions 6th July 2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Mandy
I do physical therapy in the pool without...

I do physical therapy in the pool without actually "swimming". My routine consists of walking (forwards, backwards, and side stepping) for 15 minutes, stretching my hamstrings (put your foot up on...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd July 2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By Mandy
Good luck on Thursday!!! Hope all goes well and...

Good luck on Thursday!!! Hope all goes well and you will be on your way to recovery VERY soon!
(I don't know if I could live without TV in the hospital after 9pm...I personally wake up too many times...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 27th June 2007, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By Mandy
Callie, She is talking about Serial Casting not...

Callie,
She is talking about Serial Casting not just making a cast mold for a brace. For the Serial Casting I believe it is normal to put the person under anesthesia no matter what the age because of...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 10th June 2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mandy
I know what you mean. I nearly cried when they...

I know what you mean. I nearly cried when they told me I only got 12 visits. The surgeon told me that I was supposed to get 30, but the insurance would only pay for 12. I was sooo HAPPY because I...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 10th June 2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mandy
Duplicate

Duplicate
Forum: Non Surgical Room 10th June 2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mandy
I have been doing hydro therapy for a few months...

I have been doing hydro therapy for a few months at my surgeons office (they have physical/hydro therapy attached to their office) and it is WONDERFUL. The warm pool is very relaxing, and they have a...
Forum: General Discussions 18th May 2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Mandy
You can see a list of Scoliosis surgeons in...

You can see a list of Scoliosis surgeons in Michigan here: http://srs.org/locator/locator.asp?mode=se...ate=MI&country=...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 5th May 2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Mandy
Callie, In addition to getting a consultation...

Callie,
In addition to getting a consultation with a good pulmonologist, a check up with a good spine surgeon would be a good idea as well. There are a few VERY well known spine surgeons within a...
Forum: General Discussions 5th May 2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By Mandy
I have lots of restrictions (not going to name...

I have lots of restrictions (not going to name them all for sake of time) but no trampoline FOREVER is one of them!
I'm a bit late responding to this, so hopefully by now you are feeling a bit...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd May 2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By Mandy
My surgeon goes to the dominican republic every...

My surgeon goes to the dominican republic every year to do surgery on kids with spinal deformities. Here is a link to the article from a couple years ago (too lazy to see if they have a new one)...
Forum: General Discussions 26th April 2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Mandy
Im a bit late in seeing this...but I think its a...

Im a bit late in seeing this...but I think its a grand idea as well!!! Im in Cali. It might take a bit of work to get my mom in on the idea, but for now I say IM IN!!!!
Forum: General Discussions 23rd April 2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Mandy
Hi Jessie, Let me try to answer your questions...

Hi Jessie,
Let me try to answer your questions for you.
1. I thought at first that my curve would be totally corrected after an operation, however after reading about some people here I see that it...
Forum: General Discussions 9th February 2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Mandy
Ooh, I have a select comfort bed as well (at my...

Ooh, I have a select comfort bed as well (at my dads house) and it is WONDERFUL. I don't get to use it much now that I am older and don't spend weekends with him, but growing up it was a treat to go...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd February 2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,101
Posted By Mandy
Hope all went well for you Ali. Wishing you a...

Hope all went well for you Ali. Wishing you a quick recovery.
Forum: General Discussions 24th January 2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Mandy
here is a diagram that shows the abdomen....

here is a diagram that shows the abdomen. http://web1.d25.k12.id.us/home/hhs/sportsmed/dermatomes.htm Let me know if you want another chart :D. (I did a search for "dermatome")
Forum: General Discussions 20th January 2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Mandy
I could touch my toes on a good day before my...

I could touch my toes on a good day before my last surgery. There is NO WAY I am going to try now...I will wait a few months and get back to you (lol).
I agree with Toni though, I was hypermobile in...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 13th January 2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By Mandy
here is a link to an alternative to the "lumbar...

here is a link to an alternative to the "lumbar roll". It is an inflatable lumbar support called the Back Pillo. I have one that I keep in the car with me and the thing I like about it is that...
Forum: General Discussions 13th January 2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mandy
Hi Dan... :welcome2:

Hi Dan... :welcome2:
Forum: General Discussions 12th January 2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,817
Posted By Mandy
If you all want to see that of season 3...you can...

If you all want to see that of season 3...you can go to www.abc.com and they play the episodes that are being shown here on the internet. They have about 3 weeks worth (mabye 4). It was the episode...
Forum: General Discussions 12th January 2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,817
Posted By Mandy
Caution: Predictions/Spoilers I have a really...

Caution: Predictions/Spoilers
I have a really good feeling that she will have surgery. After all, Izzy deposited her $8.7 million check tonight and was in the room when the girls mom found out that...
Forum: General Discussions 10th January 2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By Mandy
Congratulation on a great outcome from your...

Congratulation on a great outcome from your costoplasty!!! I hope your recovery continues to go well. :D
While most of my family is now in the United States, we are originally from Holland and still...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 6th January 2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Mandy
Those are so cute. It is WONDERFUL that you were...

Those are so cute. It is WONDERFUL that you were able to avoid surgery. Makes all that time well spent :D
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 6th January 2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mandy
Hope the appointment went well for you and your...

Hope the appointment went well for you and your daughter yesterday. Hoping to hear good news about both of you.
Mandy
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 6th January 2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By Mandy
Like Gilly said, the reason for the in brace x...

Like Gilly said, the reason for the in brace x ray is to show how much correction the brace is providing while your daughter is wearing it. It helps them to know if the brace is doing its job or not...
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