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Forum: General Discussions 13th September 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By burdle
Re: Update on my case for reducing large rib hump

I too was transferring from Mr Tucker's private list to his NHS one. I waited 5 months for an appt. with him and then only met someone on his team who told me he was leaving NHS and asked me who I...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 12th September 2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By burdle
Re: Seeking hope

Am I reading this incorrectly- I think Bokwagter has an 86 degree Kyphosis and not Scoliosis?.

If it is an 86 scoliosis curve then indeed I think that surgery would be recommended . I am not...
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By burdle
Re: Relieved its come to an end :)

Glad to hear your news about your daughter.

I understand how you feel about missing the consultant. I think this is normal- even when they are not nice to you, although clearly you have a great...
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By burdle
Re: Cervical Curve

My cervical curve is progressing at a faster rate than the others. I have only just been told this and am having an apt with my consultant on 6 Oct.

I was just trying to get prepared- the neck...
Forum: General Discussions 8th September 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By burdle
Cervical Curve

I have developed a cervical curve over the last 7 years or so that seems to be progressing rapidly despite my other two structural curves progressing at a much slower rate.

The pain in my neck is...
Forum: General Discussions 5th September 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By burdle
Re: mri referral

Hi- it is the consultant's secretary who is refusing to send another letter. She says that the person I saw, who works in the orthopaedic consultant's team is entitled to order an MRI.

I am just...
Forum: General Discussions 4th September 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By burdle
Re: mri referral

Thank you both for your replies

@Mark- I am being seen by the RNOH- I just wanted the mri done locally and then take the results back to the RNOH. I will have the appointment at the RNOH with the...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd September 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By burdle
mri referral

I have been referred by RNOH for another MRI. I requested that I have this done locally in the MRI centre near me as I live in Sussex and RNOH is very hard to get to and after my last MRI I was in...
Forum: General Discussions 1st September 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By burdle
Re: Toning tables

Hi

I did Toning Tables ages ago and I think they are a waste of time. I am not fused though. They will help you get in the mood for exercise etc. but you would be better off doing your own...
Forum: General Discussions 11th August 2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By burdle
Re: New and would value some opinions...

my latest appointment revealed that my back from the side is straight and that that was going to be a problem moving forward.

I have 3 curves as well and funnily enough the one position I cannot...
Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By burdle
Re: Avoid certain stretches?

Hi,

I think some stretches do not work for scoliosis in so far as they may compromise the muscles even more and actually cause more discomfort and pain.

The trouble is every scoliosis is different-...
Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

__________________


I could phone but I have no more information about the slices. As I have had two full spine MRIs there before I can't ask if they can do a lumbar one as the answer will be 'yes'....
Forum: General Discussions 5th August 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

At my last appointment they ordered another MRI.

I had a call from RNOH to book an apt and I said that I would prefer to have it done locally.

This is because since my knee injury I can only walk...
Forum: General Discussions 1st August 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By burdle
Re: 11 months on!

Thank you for such a lively encouraging post.

And yes these simple things are so important to be able to do without pain.

I had fallen in to the trap of thinking I was unreasonable in asking to...
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By burdle
Re: Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

Hi,

What ghastly experience and outcome.

I am so sorry to read this and I wish you well for the future.

If you are well enough maybe you could contact the media to get your experience out...
Forum: General Discussions 25th July 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By burdle
Re: Consultation tomorrow

Hi,

I honestly think that you should get a second opinion and now rather than later- while you are fired up etc. Go to London to someone for whom scoliosis surgery on AIS patients (even though...
Forum: General Discussions 24th July 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By burdle
Re: Consultation tomorrow

Hi,

Make sure that he is a scoliosis specialist and that he has experience of operations on people who already have a fusion. If he isn't ask to be referred for a second opinion.

The number of...
Forum: General Discussions 17th July 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By burdle
Re: chest pain?

I get chest pains too- it is probably muscle spasms. The ones I get seem to be from my ribs and the pain can be quite shocking and make me gasp for air. People around me always think it is my...
Forum: General Discussions 16th July 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By burdle
Re: raised shoulder

[QUOTE=tonibunny;270505]If you have a left-sided cervical curve that could certainly do it! Sorry, I thought you just had the right-sided thoracic one.

My neck curve has increased to 49*. I did...
Forum: General Discussions 14th July 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

I had an ok appointment- which bearing in mind how I am feeling is not bad at all.


I was transferring from private to Mr T's NHS list.

I know he was leaving at end of August and I was referred...
Forum: General Discussions 11th July 2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

My rescheduled appointment is this afternoon at RNOH.

I don't want to go- I expect I will just cry- all I seem to do now if anyone talks to me.

My knee is not any better. I cannot walk on it and...
Forum: General Discussions 10th July 2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By burdle
Re: spinal injections

Hi,

I think this is one approach but I also think it depends.

My experience is that the pain clinics are a bit lightweight - and know nothing about scoliosis. I went and the doc asked me to lie...
Forum: General Discussions 27th June 2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,029
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

My new appt. is 11/7/14 at 3.00 o'clock. My plan is to take my latest MRI and xrays ( March14) and follow up on the PLIF - I want to make sure that if Mr T was going to do this privately that I...
Forum: General Discussions 26th June 2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By burdle
Re: Planning Backpacking Trip to Europe ;)

Brighton is cool - great night life and on the coast.
Forum: General Discussions 26th June 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 832
Posted By burdle
Re: I need further surgery

I am sorry to hear that you need further surgery but I am so glad that the surgeons still have you in their sights and are willing to help you further.

Try to concentrate on that - that they...
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