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Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 10th April 2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,362
Posted By Marcilo
Ray, Welcome to SSO. I am not regular here but...

Ray, Welcome to SSO.

I am not regular here but do login on and off. Here is my take on this entire scenario. I know every one is different and has different view point but here is how I feel. Before...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 11th January 2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Marcilo
I guess more than driving this is more of a...

I guess more than driving this is more of a comfortably sitting issue. I have same issue too. I find it hard to sit on park benches, while flying I have to have extra cushion. Office chair is...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 10th January 2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By Marcilo
John, Good to know that all is going great for...

John, Good to know that all is going great for you. Way to go

How often do you have to visit your doctorís office to get regular check up? Is it just for normal chit chat or they do X-ray on every...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 10th January 2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Marcilo
I agree 31 is not old at all, I wonder why they...

I agree 31 is not old at all, I wonder why they told you that.
By any chance do you drive with your wallet in pocket? I used to do that but I do not do that any more. With thick wallet and kyphosis...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 19th September 2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Marcilo
Weird question that came to my mind other day...

Weird question that came to my mind other day was, how does one feel, post-op, with rods and screws and on an air plane with plane passing through turbulence? I know turbulence can get really nasty...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 19th September 2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By Marcilo
Sean, Are you getting your surgery done in Key...

Sean,

Are you getting your surgery done in Key West or you plan to travel to Miami for that? If you are going to be in Miami how you plan to see your doctor for your future visits
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 12th September 2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By Marcilo
Do they not use bone growth simulators? Does that...

Do they not use bone growth simulators? Does that not help? So what if Bone density is low in case of a patient and age is also low say 25 or 30
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 21st August 2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By Marcilo
Is it not normal that all curves affect lung...

Is it not normal that all curves affect lung function to some extent, be it Scoliosis or Kyphosis
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 21st August 2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By Marcilo
I too was thinking that they would treat...

I too was thinking that they would treat osteoporosis first and then go for fusion. Itís hard to understand how they can achieve fusion when bone density is low, but you never know.




You mean with...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 17th August 2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By Marcilo
I think what you have said was probably the case....

I think what you have said was probably the case. But then what if Kyphosis is due to osteoporosis and person is still young say around 50 or so. Do they first make sure bone density is high and then...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 17th August 2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By Marcilo
Other day at grocery store I saw an old lady with...

Other day at grocery store I saw an old lady with big back hump and I knew what it was. I was wondering why did she not get surgery done? Are there any age restrictions to surgery? I mean after...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 11th August 2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By Marcilo
Itís been a while since I have posted on this...

Itís been a while since I have posted on this thread. I have been busy on home front (had a new addition to family) and then on professional front too (switched jobs to be closer to home).

According...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 3rd April 2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Marcilo
My Doctor told me same Kyphoscoliosis, what I...

My Doctor told me same Kyphoscoliosis, what I have come to comprehend is with "Kyphoscoliosis" one has higher degree of Kyphosis and accompanying Scoliosis.

In my case Kyphosis is around 50 degrees...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 15th March 2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By Marcilo
Hey JJ welcome to SSO As every one has said, I...

Hey JJ welcome to SSO

As every one has said, I too agree that you should get yourself examined. Itís good to keep track of how your curve is progressing. If curve stays put then itís not a big deal...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 7th March 2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,694
Posted By Marcilo
If that is the case, why do they have gap between...

If that is the case, why do they have gap between two surgeries? I am sure there are reasons for that but since they remove discs and pad that area with bone graft then why not complete the procedure...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 7th March 2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By Marcilo
They still don't know why I have it but I am on...

They still don't know why I have it but I am on Fosamax now
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 7th March 2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Marcilo
John, glad to hear that things are going well for...

John, glad to hear that things are going well for you. By any chance did your Doctor talk about Driving and all?
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 7th March 2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By Marcilo
Mark, you brought on an interesting point. Yes,...

Mark, you brought on an interesting point.

Yes, sneezing is one thing that I dread most, my lower back goes in a tizzy whenever I sneeze.
As far pain in lower back on either side of spine is...
Forum: General Discussions 17th February 2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,980
Posted By Marcilo
I know what you mean when you say it hurts when...

I know what you mean when you say it hurts when you sneeze. Its one of the things that I dread most and itís really bad when I am driving
Forum: General Discussions 17th February 2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By Marcilo
I sit on the edge of chair most of the time, itís...

I sit on the edge of chair most of the time, itís not comfortable but then I donít slouch. I get up once in a while and stretch against my cube walls
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 13th February 2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By Marcilo
Scan indicated that I have "osteoporosis", not...

Scan indicated that I have "osteoporosis", not sure how this thing got me. My family Doctor now says that my Kyphosis is result of this, so now I am on "osteoporosis" meds. I have appointment with...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd February 2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,295
Posted By Marcilo
Well with that said no wonder they said super...

Well with that said no wonder they said super tight hamstring for me. I canít sit straight with my legs flat on ground. Not sure how true is this but to slow down progression of Kyphosis normally...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd February 2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,295
Posted By Marcilo
I too was told that I have a "super tight"...

I too was told that I have a "super tight" hamstring, I have hard time bending. I was told to put string around my feet and lie down and then slowly lift my leg up by pulling that string in...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 11th January 2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By Marcilo
My family doctor told me to undergo DEXA scan to...

My family doctor told me to undergo DEXA scan to check for bone density (just got that done yesterday), has any one taken this test.?

I was told that it's normally done for females to check for...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 11th January 2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,694
Posted By Marcilo
I assume release refers to removal of discs.?

I assume release refers to removal of discs.?
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