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Forum: General Discussions 7th April 2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Juverna
Re: Irish Mother

Sorry cant help with TS. My daughter had her surgery Crumlin this time last year and is fine with a good correction. Roll on new childrens hospital when they all on the same team, regards and good...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 25th March 2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Juverna
Re: Ireland infantile Scoliosis. Advice needed

Hi my daughter attended Mr J Noelle and had surgery in Crumlin this day last year. I have no prob chatting to you about what he is like and its a great idea to get a second opinion from an expert in...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 25th March 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Juverna
Forum: General Discussions 25th March 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Juverna
Re: 30 day countdown - it's freak out time!

Keep yourself really busy. Arrange to meet friends in the evening as you will be out of action for a while after, go to the cinema, theater, park and don't be hanging about on your own cleaning and...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd March 2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Juverna
Re: my first post, I'm new

Hi My daughter had surgery in Crumlin this time last year and is great.

Its a big shock and every parent knows how you feel- but it gets better, honest. Also at 12 they will probably want to monitor...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd March 2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Juverna
Re: Nicol's operation

My daughter had the operation this time last year. She went back to school about 4 weeks later but only part time for the essential subjects as she was doing State exams at the start of June, so...
Forum: General Discussions 8th January 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Juverna
Re: School

My daughter went back for one class about three weeks after the op then built up to two classes and so on. She had state exams looming (6 weeks after coming out of hospital) so that incentivised her...
Forum: General Discussions 8th January 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Juverna
Re: When can my daughter play the flute again after surgery?

Let her try when she feels ready even for 5 minutes. My daughter played piano quite soon after although sitting stright was fairly easy and got back to short sessions on guitar probabably about a...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd September 2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Juverna
Re: New On this and need a few answers please

Hi there,
We are based in Dublin and my daughter now 15 had surgery a few months ago ( bit I am also from Donegal), Firstly you will have to be referred to a specialist spinal consultant - probably...
Forum: General Discussions 27th August 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,223
Posted By Juverna
Re: Is scoliosis your only health issue?

One of my girls had leukemia. Don't think there is any connection except she had tons of lumber punctures !
Forum: General Discussions 27th August 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Juverna
Re: Karen2e : Is 5th Surgery Really On The Cards

Hi I think I might have missed a bit of the thread. Did you seek and get a second opinion from UK or Ireland re the proposed 5th surgery ? there is also a chap in Belfast as far as I know.
Forum: General Discussions 24th July 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Juverna
Re: Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Appointment nightmare

Hi- is it not the case that the admin in Irish hospitals is dire ? I would sit down and register a letter to the CEO of the hospital and also start looking online for senior management of outpatients...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd July 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By Juverna
Re: son 15yrs just found out he has scoliosis

Hi welcome and yes it is such a shock. When I noticed my daughters they were already at 62 degrees.. You are right to go on the specialist track and they will monitor him to see how it goes. Very...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd July 2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By Juverna
Forum: General Discussions 19th July 2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By Juverna
Re: Update - and two questions: one for the youngsters and one for the mums :)

I really would push her for the surgery. I think the thing that is holding her back must be fear -I know it would hold me back, I would be terrified. At 13 she will need the persuasion to come from...
Forum: General Discussions 18th July 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,091
Posted By Juverna
Re: Looking for info for my newly diagnosed 15 year old daughter.

Hi there , well at last you are really in the system- I know the prospect of surgery is so daunting as a parent and the waiting is a torture as everyones life is on pause. Really I hope the wait is...
Forum: General Discussions 14th July 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Juverna
Re: Devastating News

So sorry for such bad news- wish there was something I could do, sending you very big tight hugs from across the water.
Forum: General Discussions 3rd July 2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Juverna
Re: pre surgery shopping list

I also bought her a pile of new pillows as she needed so many after to get comfy- I bought mostly regular and two very firm.
Forum: General Discussions 3rd July 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Juverna
Re: pre surgery shopping list

My daughters top 5 for your info.

We bought some big cheap t shirts and cut them stright up the back to protect modesty but so easy to slide into and out of. (Didn't do this for a few days until a...
Forum: General Discussions 26th June 2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By Juverna
Re: KAREN2E Hello All .... been off for a while.. SORRY

Gosh this all sounds like so much pressure for a young person. Why not take the whole file and make a private appointment with one of the Crumlin surgeons, they both have clinics in Dublin and just...
Forum: General Discussions 14th June 2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,048
Posted By Juverna
Re: 6 week post-op update and new xrays!

Great amazing how much you can do now after 6 weeks- best of luck and enjoy.
Forum: General Discussions 14th June 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Juverna
Re: We have a date!!!!!!!!!

Thats great, hopefully she will bounce back and indeed put it behind her and as you say get on with the other teenage things.
Forum: General Discussions 14th June 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,091
Posted By Juverna
Re: Looking for info for my newly diagnosed 15 year old daughter.

Sounds like they will be getting things sorted out for her at last- good luck.
Forum: General Discussions 14th June 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Juverna
Re: 8 Month wait for scoliosis consultation in Ireland

One left, all the biggies are out of the way and then roll on summer holidays !
Forum: General Discussions 12th June 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Juverna
12 weeks post op- cycling, exams, teenagers !

Just a short update and to give some encouragement to parents waiting for their childrens surgery. My 14 year old is 12 weeks post op and is totally pain free. She is at the end of her State exams...
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