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Forum: General Discussions 25th July 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By VincySweety
Re: burning/tearing pain

Welcome Scuffy,

I had my surgery just 2 years ago and I suffer from what seems to be a similar pain. Whenever I'm doing something repetitive or carry something too heavy on my back or in the hand...
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,651
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Before and after pic

David your back looks absolutely amazing. What a wonderful improvement. Congratulations :)
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Scoliosis Rib Comestic Surgery??

Hi,

I had a throacoplasty on 6 ribs when I had my spinal fusion. It definitely helped my ribs to be flatter so that my back is just about flat when I do the forward bending test now, and my shoulder...
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By VincySweety
Re: pain!!!!!

Hi Jill,

I was in lots of pain after surgery too. I had to wean myself off of the pain killers too. Basically I just started taking less of the tablets or got my doctor to prescribe the same tablets...
Forum: General Discussions 7th March 2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By VincySweety
Re: surgery worry

Hi Jill,

As Louisse said, I would take the pain killers as long as you need them and you should be able to decrease the dosage eventually until you are off of them. I was on pain killers for a long...
Forum: General Discussions 1st December 2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Canada

Hi bowwler,

I'd be happy to answer your questions :-).

I had surgery on June 18 2007. I was in the hospital for one week. I had the surgery on Monday and I went home the following Monday night.
...
Forum: General Discussions 1st December 2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,598
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Doctors in Ontario, Canada

Hi Angie,

My surgeon was Dr. Miah Hahn. She's located at Rouge Valley Centennary Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario. She specializes in the treatment of scoliosis. I'm definitely confident in her!...
Forum: General Discussions 29th November 2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Canada

Hi,

I'm in Canada too :-). I had surgery in June, 2007. I'm in Ontario. Will be glad to help anyway that I can!:)

Nadia
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By VincySweety
Re: New Here, Hello

Hi Lara,

I just wanted to say welcome to SSO :) You will get lots of responses to your questions, and definitely lots of support! I'm sorry to hear that you're in pain, and I hope you are able to...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By VincySweety
Re: One Year Ago Today

Thank you all for the well wishes :-)

Gilly, I love that name for it "rod-a-versary" I think I'll use that from now on :D I love all the things we can say among each other that others wouldn't get...
Forum: General Discussions 19th June 2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,858
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Update on my son's appointment

Gilly, I'm so happy to hear that you got good news!!! It's great that you can relax now that you know for sure that all is well :-)

We love you too Gilly! *hug*
Forum: General Discussions 18th June 2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By VincySweety
Smile One Year Ago Today

I made it!!!! Today is exactly one year since I had my surgery. It definitely doesn't seem that long ago, and I remember how much I doubted the decision just after the surgery because it was tough....
Forum: General Discussions 11th June 2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,440
Posted By VincySweety
Re: We're back!

Thanks so much for working hard to get everything working again :D I started panicing when i couldn't find the site, and I'm so happy that we're now back up and running! I must say that SSO is...
Forum: General Discussions 10th June 2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By VincySweety
Re: Discharged from spinal surgeon.

Congrats Ali!! I'm sooo happy to hear that :)
Forum: General Discussions 2nd April 2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By VincySweety
Hi again everyone, Some of you will probably...

Hi again everyone,

Some of you will probably remember that I have been complaining about a spot on my back that's been aching quite alot and causing pain under my arm and into my chest. I thought...
Forum: General Discussions 28th March 2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By VincySweety
Thanks for updating us Muriel :-) I've been...

Thanks for updating us Muriel :-) I've been wondering how Chele's been doing. I'm glad to here everything went well with the surgery and I hope her recovery is going smoothly. Sending gentle hugs to...
Forum: General Discussions 28th March 2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,347
Posted By VincySweety
I had a costplasty at the same time that I had my...

I had a costplasty at the same time that I had my spinal fusion. I had 6 ribs shortened, and found that although I had the surgeries at the same time the ribs did prove to be initially more painful....
Forum: General Discussions 24th March 2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,911
Posted By VincySweety
I didn't have a brace before or after surgery. It...

I didn't have a brace before or after surgery. It might have been useful to have one after surgery for when I went out because then I wouldn't have been petrified of someone knocking into me. I guess...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 24th March 2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,172
Posted By VincySweety
The level of pain/discomfort that your daughter...

The level of pain/discomfort that your daughter is in seems to be quite high. I'm really sorry to hear about that and I hope she can get some relief soon :squeeze: Although muscle pain can probably...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 24th March 2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,172
Posted By VincySweety
Hi clairabella, I don't have much experience...

Hi clairabella,

I don't have much experience with infantile/juvenile scoliosis, so I won't be much help, but I just wanted to welcome you to SSO, and wish you and your daughter all the best :-) I...
Forum: General Discussions 24th March 2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By VincySweety
Chele, I wanted to wish you good luck with your...

Chele, I wanted to wish you good luck with your surgery :-) I hope that everything goes really well and that you have a nice smooth recovery. We'll miss you here on SSO, and will be thinking of you...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd March 2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,279
Posted By VincySweety
Good Luck Simon :squeeze: I hope you have smooth...

Good Luck Simon :squeeze: I hope you have smooth surgery, and that is very successful :-) I also hope that they treat you well in hospital and that you have nice and smooth recovery :squeeze: Enjoy...
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By VincySweety
You're very welcome. I'm happy to be able to help...

You're very welcome. I'm happy to be able to help :-)
We're all here to help and give support, so if you have anymore questions, definitely ask, and we'll all be happy to answer :-)
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 21st March 2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,947
Posted By VincySweety
Marlowe, I'm so happy to hear that Halle's...

Marlowe, I'm so happy to hear that Halle's correction with the brace is so good, and I think that's a sign that she will do very well with the brace. Congrats :-)

I had x-rays on a disc once, and...
Forum: General Discussions 21st March 2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By VincySweety
Hi :-) Just wanted to answer your questions. I...

Hi :-)

Just wanted to answer your questions. I didn't have a hospital bed at home after surgery, but I have heard of people renting them, although I'm not sure if it's a regular thing. I did find...
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