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Forum: General Discussions 30th August 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Thinking about life - how do you feel about your life?

I've just finished this book. Absolutely loved it.

Sometimes I love my life and aspects of it, including my friends and the places I've been are amazing. Sometimes life sucks but it makes the good...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 29th August 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Can't breathe but Oxygen Sats okay/Lungs so small

I can empathise to a certain extent. I have kyphoscoliosis and it affects my breathing. I find it worse when I've eaten very much. My sats are always ok but my pulse is always high when I'm sitting...
Forum: General Discussions 10th July 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Little Ali
Re: help! need advice

I'm sorry I can't offer any advice Lisa-Lou, other than maybe trying other medications with the Tramaol but, I just wanted to say I'm sorry you're in so much pain :squeeze:
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 5th July 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Chronic Cough and short of breath, chest pain

I'm sorry you're struggling Leah. I also have severe kyphoscoliosis. I hope the Cardiologist is helpful x
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

Whaaaaaaaaaat?! :eek: He's the reason I transferred to Stanmore. I previously had surgery by Mr. Fairbank at the JR and Nuffield but didn't agree with this treatment of me.
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Little Ali
Re: New, terrified, confused, scared, UK based

Hi Kelly.

Welcome to the group xx
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,698
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hi Hayley,

I just wanted to say hi and wish you all the best with your surgery xx
Forum: General Discussions 16th April 2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Post Surgery Advice

I take Lyrica for nerve pain x
Forum: General Discussions 16th March 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Pain Meds

Hi there,

I've been on Lyrica for nearly 6 years and couldn't be without it. When you first start taking it or increase your dosage, it does make you feel a bit dizzy but, this side effect normally...
Forum: General Discussions 4th March 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Depressed and angry because of treatment by doctors

You can add me to the list of angry NHS patients too Carol. I'm going to make a formal complaint against them but, as you say, it's having the energy to do it that's the problem :squeeze: xxx
Forum: General Discussions 6th February 2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,263
Posted By Little Ali
Re: End of the line...

You've already had great repkies and advice. I agree about your work/life balance. You have to do what works for you. Thinking of you xx
Forum: General Discussions 4th January 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Post Surgery Headaches

Hiya ,

Sorry you're having so many problems. I had headaches for a while after my surgery. Can you desribe them? Is it like a whole head headache or behind your eyes etc?

I hope we can help x
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Any suffers of PTSD?

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=9892&highlight=PTSD

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=16561&highlight=PTSD

http://www.scoliosis-support.org/showthread.php?t=11963&h...
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Any suffers of PTSD?

Rods,

I'm so sorry you're suffering. Surgery is traumatic and can cause PTSD. I'd definitely suggest you speak to your dr about this so you can get some support. I've had quite a bit of therapy and...
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Op date changed to 20th dec.

Sorry you'll be in hospital over Christmas, but I hope it goes well xx
Forum: General Discussions 19th December 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Little Ali
Re: does anyone suffer with anxiety and panic attacks

Hi Ali (nice name :D)

I suffer with anxiety and depression and I know it's horrible. I've had quite a bit of counselling and have found it very helpful. I also take anti-depressants, which I have...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 8th December 2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Increasing lordosis and neck pain

I have kyphosis and have pain in my neck and headached so I feel for you x
Forum: General Discussions 8th December 2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Little Ali
Re: 2 Stage Surgery needed next month..

I just wanted to say hi.

Stanmore is a great hospital for scoliosis so, you're in great hands x
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 28th November 2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Nerve pain in my arms

I can try asking my GP.
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 28th November 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Little Ali
Nerve pain in my arms

Hi people,

I sometimes get nerve pain that just shoots down my arms and into my hands. It also goes through the area between my chest and shoulder. I think it's Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Has...
Forum: General Discussions 21st November 2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By Little Ali
Re: dreadful news

Always here for you. Please let me know if there's anything at all I can do xxx
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 18th November 2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Kyphoscoliosis

Hi there.
I have kyphoscoliosis too.
Forum: General Discussions 23rd October 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,564
Posted By Little Ali
Re: My postural assessment at the Nuffield

There are power chairs, but I'm still able to use a manual chair. It's better for me because it means I still get some exercise. Also, they're difficult in terms of the vehicle you have because you...
Forum: General Discussions 21st October 2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,564
Posted By Little Ali
Re: My postural assessment at the Nuffield

I have a lateral support, which is moulded to my right side. I can't keep it on all the time cos it's harder to push, but my pain's eased by about 85%. My right trapz muscle hurts, but my spine's...
Forum: General Discussions 12th September 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,895
Posted By Little Ali
Re: Newbie

Hi Becky,

I'm under the care of Mr. Tucker and RNOH Stanmore. It's a very good hospital and I've heard great things about Mr. Lehovsky :)

:welcome2:
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