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Forum: General Discussions 17th July 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
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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: 326
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: 32
Views: 834
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: 32
Views: 834
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: 173
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: 827
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: 172
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: 26
Views: 581
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...
Forum: General Discussions 24th June 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

I realise that the whole team will be involved in the discussion but if a new consultant is appointed and he has different views- such as 'not being in favour of adult surgery' then what happens to...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd June 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

Oh I see - my mistake- I sort of assumed that he was.

Does anyone know anything about Matthew Shaw? How do consultant teams work? If I see a member of Mr T's team in a couple of weeks and...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd June 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

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So why is he stopping doing Adult Surgery on the NHS?
Forum: General Discussions 20th June 2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

That's sweet of you , Sarah- I know you have been through such a lot that to think you are fortunate is a very kind thing to say.

I am a bit worried - I shall see at my next appointment. I am...
Forum: General Discussions 20th June 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

Hi Toni,


thanks for feedback- could you ask at one of the meetings about insurance funding. I can't see how Mr T would have private patients unless they had insurance behind them.

Is it their...
Forum: General Discussions 20th June 2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

I'm staying political I know- but what other reason for not staying fully NHS and no private can there be other than the obvious?. Why not continue to perform NHS surgery on Adults and drop the...
Forum: General Discussions 20th June 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 827
Posted By burdle
Re: Mr Tucker resigning from Stanmore! :-(

Oh no- have just transferred to Nr Tucker's NHS list and my appointment last week was cancelled and my new one is 9 July. I was hoping to just pick up where I left off privately. Who is good for...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By burdle
Re: My latest appt

That's interesting, Gilly, but not my experience. maybe it's different if you have had surgery but if you haven't and you see a consultant and he says - come back if it doesn't improve or if you...
Forum: General Discussions 17th June 2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By burdle
Re: My latest appt

Hi,

That is good news - not least because it sounds like you are not in so much pain as before. keep an eye on things though

I have always thought that about fused spines- that in theory...
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

I was due to see Mr Tucker at RNOH today- my first appointment on NHS after seeing him privately for all these years., because I just want to be in the system Just got a call saying the clinic...
Forum: General Discussions 6th June 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

Hi,

My knee hurts the same as it did before. I am worried really. If it is ligament strain and this is how long it can take then I am fine with that. It's the expectation that it should be...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd June 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,997
Posted By burdle
Re: More surgery Thursday!

Hope all goes well - well done for such a positive attitude
Forum: General Discussions 3rd June 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

Thanks everyone.

yes I feel a bit more positive today. Had a physio session and he was encouraging which always works with me.

He thinks I have patella maltracking which he says he can help with. ...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd June 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

I had my knee surgery and he took out some bone.

Two minutes from the surgeon afterwards was all I got while other medical staff were in my room- no chance to ask questions.

It is painful and I...
Forum: General Discussions 27th May 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

Have just had my blood pressure read again- still consistently around 100 for diastolic- physio took it 175/98 and then 168/109 and then 3 readings over 98 which is a bit better I suppose.

I...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd May 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

Just seen the knee guy again and he is going to do an arthroscopy because as he says he doesn't know why my knee isn't improving.

I had all the pre-op tests this morning.. My blood pressure is...
Forum: General Discussions 21st May 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By burdle
Re: My knee

Just seen my physio again and he is faxing the consultant as letter asking him to see me again. He thinks my knee should be improving but it isn't as my whole leg from knee to ankle is swollen and...
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