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Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By LucieT
Re: 16 week post op update

No, can't do it, I need photo bucket help please!
Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By LucieT
Re: 16 week post op update

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Forum: General Discussions 31st July 2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By LucieT
16 week post op update

Hello SS friends,
I have been staying away from this site recently as I have been feeling rather low and I didn't want my negativity to rub off on anyone else, especially those of you who are...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd July 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By LucieT
Re: Ilizarov frame, has any one had one?

Thanks Emma, turns out I don't need one, I'm about to start a new thread on my update appointment, but thanks for sharing your story and I am glad it worked :)
Forum: General Discussions 23rd July 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By LucieT
Re: Im one month since surgery

Yay Daniel! So glad u are doing well and were up to posting us an update. As others before me have said, ask your surgeon about the cracking just for your own piece of mind. Keep going and let's see...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd July 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,696
Posted By LucieT
Re: Good luck for the 29th Mrs Krier!

Good luck Mrs Krier! you'll be fine I'm sure, it's the mind playing tricks on u that really doesn't help, so tell your mind to shhhh and focus on getting fixed. Of course it is easier said than done,...
Forum: General Discussions 14th July 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By LucieT
Re: shoes and heel lifts

Thanks Paul, I'll google them now :)
Forum: General Discussions 14th July 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By LucieT
Re: Ilizarov frame, has any one had one?

Hi Emma, thanks for sharing your story, wow 4", must have been a painful year for you. I hope u are better now - did it work? Do u have to turn a screw every day to separate the bone? Was it your...
Forum: General Discussions 14th July 2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By LucieT
Ilizarov frame, has any one had one?

Hey everyone, I hope you are all well :)
Have any of you had an Ilizarov frame? I'm seeing my spinal surgeon tomorrow to discuss the possibility of me having one, my scoliosis surgery turned in to a...
Forum: General Discussions 10th July 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By LucieT
Re: question for GillyG

Thanks for taking the time to reply Gilly, gosh you've been through the mill haven't you?! I am so glad that they got everything fixed in the end for you. I have rung the surgeon's secretary and my...
Forum: General Discussions 10th July 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By LucieT
Re: shoes and heel lifts

Hi Lisa-Lou, i think u are right, I shouldn't be wearing flip flops, so if u can recommend comfy shoes please tell me. Although I am wearing fit flops that are supposed to help u walk properly........
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By LucieT
Re: Introduction and Questions

Hi, I walk leaning forward and leaning to the left, I'm 11 weeks post-op and I am now having physio and hydro therapy to try to shorten muscles on one side and lengthen them on the other - my body...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By LucieT
shoes and heel lifts

Hi everyone,

I have been referred to orthotics department of my hospital to have heel lifts in my shoes as I have a 9mm leg length discrepancy, to even my pelvis out.

Problem is I only wear flip...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By LucieT
Re: 2 years later...

Hi Jenny, just wanted to say I loved reading your post, it is so positive and it is great for us newbies who have only just had surgery to find out what it's like 2 years on and what happened to...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By LucieT
Re: New here

Hi Nancy, you have come to the right place for support and guidance, this community has been such a comfort to me. I have a similar story to you as in my scoliosis was left to see how it...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By LucieT
Re: Vertigo post-op?

Hi Kay, glad you got a diagnosis and I hope it sorts itself out very quickly for you. As you know my dizzy spells are thought to be caused by my meds, but as some one mentioned we were face down on...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By LucieT
Re: help! need advice

wow - isn't this forum awesome? This community and the wealth of knowledge on here is brilliant. I am so glad I found you all :-)
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By LucieT
question for GillyG

Hi Gilly, hope you are well? I want to ask you about your rods breaking at L3 as you mentioned in someone else's questions on here. I am not saying I think that my rods are broken as I didn't think...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By LucieT
Re: special clothes for deformitys

Hi, I spent hours looking online for suitable clothing to hide my shape, as Toni says there are some for wheel chair users, but in the end I just got bigger sizes. There's obviously a gap in the...
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By LucieT
Re: help! need advice

Sorry to go off topic, but GillyG - can titanium rods break? Really? I thought they were invincible. Anyway, back on topic, I'm sorry I don't have answers for you but I hope you come across someone...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By LucieT
Re: Blue Badge disabled parking

Hi Toni, hope you are ok? thanks for replying. I agree, they should have a short term blue badge scheme for recovery periods, as I have been to so many appointments since my surgery, for GP, surgeon,...
Forum: General Discussions 18th June 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By LucieT
Blue Badge disabled parking

Hi peeps,

My local council have turned me down for a Blue Badge for parking in disabled spaces, my parents in their late 70's have been taking me to appointments and I thought it would make life so...
Forum: General Discussions 18th June 2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By LucieT
Re: My latest appt

Brilliant news Bluestone!! And Burdle's comment about how easy it is to get in touch with the surgeons tickled me :-) Glad you are improving, and that he took the time to explain things to you - I...
Forum: General Discussions 15th June 2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By LucieT
Re: soft tissue swelling

Thanks Gilly, the diagram explains it very well, as do the articles Kay.

I'm starting to think it is all my fault as the last thing I said to my surgeon was "please don't let my bum stick out as...
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By LucieT
Re: soft tissue swelling

Thanks Gilly, my surgeon must be aware because you can see it on my new x-ray, but I'm seeing her again in 2 months so I'll ask then.

I didn't do human biology in school but now I wish I had! What...
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