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Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 7th February 2014, 02:42 AM
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Posted By tricializ
Re: Conflicting doctor advice. What to do

Thank you all for your thoughtful replies. Makes a lot of sense. The doctor at Shriners did mention surgery as an option and kept asking if he was in pain, was it uncomfortable, did it bother him...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 6th February 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By tricializ
Conflicting doctor advice. What to do

Hi all:
My son is 14 and just was diagnosed with SK. He has a 76 degree curve up high. Anyway, the local orthopedic doctor prescribed the milwaukee brace for 2-3 years and pretty much "see you in 4...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 29th January 2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By tricializ
Re: Newly diagnosed son. Questions on bracing

Scott,
Has your doctor published articles on this? I would like to have as much information as possible when I see the docs at Shriners so that I can be as informed as possible. Thanks.
Trish
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 28th January 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By tricializ
Re: Newly diagnosed son. Questions on bracing

Thanks all:
I talked to a different orthotist yesterday from Shriners and he explained about the kyphologic brace that while he hasn't seen that one in particular, a brace that went under the arm and...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 27th January 2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By tricializ
Re: Newly diagnosed son. Questions on bracing

Thank you for your reply. The compliance is going to be hard, but he still is estimated to have 1- 1 1/2 years of spinal growth left, so I would think some type of bracing would be helpful. It seems...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 26th January 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By tricializ
Newly diagnosed son. Questions on bracing

Good Morning:
My son, who just turned 14 this past week was diagnosed with a Scheuermann's Kyphosis and mild scoliosis. What was me telling him to stand up straight got my mom's attention (she is an...
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