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Forum: General Discussions 5th November 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Smartie
Feeling Frustrated

I know this journey wasn't going to be straight forward, but i'm now beginning to feel really frustrated with the hospital system. My son William is 2 years old and is wearing a Boston brace 23 hrs...
Forum: General Discussions 15th October 2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By Smartie
Re: Magec Growing Rod Update

Hi Steve,
Thank you for the great detail of what you and your family have been through with Anthony. It has given us the heads up to what we will have to go through in the years ahead. I hadn't...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 1st October 2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,034
Posted By Smartie
Re: Randomized study on bracing shows effectiveness

My son William is 2 years old and has congenital scoliosis. He will need surgery, but they are hoping to wait until he's at least 4 years old. Meanwhile he is wearing a brace 23 hours a day. We have...
Forum: General Discussions 1st October 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Smartie
Re: Other diseases/ problems associated with kyphosis/scoliosis

Hi,
My son William, has congenital scoliosis. He is 2 years old. They also found out that he has a small hole in his heart which normally closes over after he was born, but it hasn't yet. Seemingly...
Forum: General Discussions 13th September 2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By Smartie
Re: Magec Growing Rod Update

Hi Max's Dad, my little boy William is 2yrs old and is due to have magec rods when he is 4-6 yrs. He is wearing a Boston Brace 23 hrs a day until they decide to operate. We are under Mr Spilsbury in...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 20th August 2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By Smartie
Re: Newbie- Our Little Man Ev

Hi K,
I have just read your recent posts and had to reply to you. Sorry I haven't replied sooner but have not been on the site for awhile. I hope Everett is improving in the right direction on his...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 18th July 2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By Smartie
Re: Newbie- Our Little Man Ev

Hi,
I just wanted to update you on how my little man William is doing. We are now into his 2nd month of bracing and he has been great!! He is wearing his brace 23hrs a day, which we got up to by 5...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 26th April 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By Smartie
Re: Newbie- Our Little Man Ev

Hi K,
The surgeon is planning to put magnec rods in when he is about 4-6 yrs. This means that they can magnetically stretch the rods every 4-6 months without him needing surgery. The reason they have...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 19th April 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Smartie
Re: Home :)

Glad its gone well and that you are back home
xx;)
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 19th April 2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By Smartie
Re: Newbie- Our Little Man Ev

Hi,
I have a son who is now 2yrs old. He was diagnosed with congenital scoliosis when he was 10 months old. I noticed while I was bathing him that his back looked abnormal and not like his 2 older...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 19th April 2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By Smartie
Re: 4 1/2 year old congenital scoliosis

Hi Jenny,
As a parent to a 2yr old with the same condition, I know where you're coming from!!! William was first diagnosed with congenital scoliosis when he was about 10 months old. We have been...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 4th April 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By Smartie
Re: 1 week away

Good luck. We will be thinking of you all xxx
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd April 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Smartie
Re: Young baby just diagnosed

Just wanted to say hi and hope that its all going ok. I too, am a "newbie" My son William is only 23 months old, 2yrs next week!! He was diagnosed with congenital scoliosis when he was 9 months old....
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 2nd April 2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By Smartie
Thumbs up Re: Date set Magec Rods

Hope it all goes ok. Will be very interesting how it all goes as my son is planned to have magec rods when he has his surgery. We are starting the process of having a Boston brace for the next two...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 24th March 2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Smartie
Re: My 2yr old son has congenital scoliosis

Thank you everyone for your kind welcome.
We have just had a lovely snowy trip up to Birmingham Orthopaedic hospital on Saturday and saw Mr Spilsbury, who has a different opinion to our previous...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 21st March 2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Smartie
My 2yr old son has congenital scoliosis

Hi, my name is Sue and our little man William was diagnosed with congenital scoliosis at 9 months old when i noticed a humped back while bathing him. We were then referred to our local hospital,...
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