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Forum: Non Surgical Room 27th February 2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By gerbo
although credited as having "discovered" the...

although credited as having "discovered" the article, I haven't studied it yet, to see whether at least it would make sense to try. Another set of exercises obviously leaves me/us with the dilemma;...
Forum: General Discussions 11th December 2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By gerbo
Nicky You really are well entitled to feel upset...

Nicky

You really are well entitled to feel upset and angry and although I am sure mr fairbanks is correct that a official letter of complaint is the best way of raising issues, he could have shown a...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd September 2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By gerbo
so, what was there in the way of emerging...

so, what was there in the way of emerging treatments???
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 28th August 2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By gerbo
the opposite view is that at this stage the...

the opposite view is that at this stage the consultant is of no relevance in the treatment process and what your daughter needs is a good orthotist who makes good braces, and by all means, managing...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 19th July 2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By gerbo
http://www.knitrite.com/orthotic-afo-spinal-interf...

http://www.knitrite.com/orthotic-afo-spinal-interfaces.html, follow this link for some info on specific vests to be worn under braces. Advantages; no seams, no creasing as tight round torso, claims...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 9th July 2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By gerbo
and still infantmortality is lower in a...

and still infantmortality is lower in a thirdworld country like Cuba....... (and general life expextancy higher i believe)
Forum: General Discussions 3rd July 2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By gerbo
stana; what is the ituation and outlook with...

stana; what is the ituation and outlook with regards to the remaining tumour? Is that getting further treatment?

If you want to complain (or seek clarification, to put it milder) the key question...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 3rd July 2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,926
Posted By gerbo
that image of imogen as a helpless tortoise like...

that image of imogen as a helpless tortoise like creature on her back could be so funny (and made me smile a bit) but it reflects the tragic reality that these hardbraces, and the process of fitting...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 29th June 2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,710
Posted By gerbo
Hi and welcome. On this forum there are 2...

Hi and welcome. On this forum there are 2 spinecor users. My daughter Laura has had the spinecor for the last 1 1/2 year (having started with a hardbrace) whilst "rugbylaura"'s daughter just started...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 28th June 2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By gerbo
physical therapy is a very general term. What...

physical therapy is a very general term. What kind of therapy are you exactly going to get??
Forum: Non Surgical Room 28th June 2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By gerbo
there is no evidence anywhere that chiropracters...

there is no evidence anywhere that chiropracters make any difference other than to your bankbalance, that is to say to the curve in scoliosis. They might be able to mhelp with associated...
Forum: Non Surgical Room 25th June 2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,926
Posted By gerbo
there are various types of hard braces. Imogen...

there are various types of hard braces. Imogen (any many others) have had one "made to measure" from a plastercast. The Boston is another type which works with prefabricated components of different...
Forum: General Discussions 13th June 2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By gerbo
you even be a better than average doctor as you...

you even be a better than average doctor as you what it is like to be a patient!
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 5th June 2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By gerbo
thanks Laura, I think this is clear case of "we...

thanks Laura, I think this is clear case of "we are all in it together", same fears, worries and anxieties but varieing and fluctuating levels of rationality, common sense and feeling strong. At any...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 5th June 2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By gerbo
Celia, celia, sometimes I feel we need to sit you...

Celia, celia, sometimes I feel we need to sit you down and really have a word with you. I have been thinking about things since yesterday and really feel you are drawing the wrong conclusions from...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 4th June 2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By gerbo
i think that as a scared and insecure parent who...

i think that as a scared and insecure parent who has gone through hell and back, you are perfectly entitled to appear a bit illogical at times. and the discussion with structural was always about...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 4th June 2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By gerbo
what ever next?? SI? Structural becoming your...

what ever next?? SI? Structural becoming your best mate? What's the world coming to.. :P :P :P
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 30th May 2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By gerbo
isis scan is used in sheffield as well. Basically...

isis scan is used in sheffield as well. Basically it works with a combination of markers put on your spine and horizontal lights shining on your back to get an impression of the degree of curvature...
Forum: General Discussions 24th May 2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By gerbo
there you are Laura, already made the transition...

there you are Laura, already made the transition from somebody seeking advice and support to provider of advice and support!!

ROH and their consultants and their attitude to patients and their...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd May 2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By gerbo
guybrush; by its nature, pain is a very...

guybrush; by its nature, pain is a very subjective experience, your own description is as good as any (if not better). Doctors, through their questioning, should be able to help you to clarify what...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 22nd May 2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By gerbo
it is normal for the 7th cervical vertebra, and...

it is normal for the 7th cervical vertebra, and the ones below it, to be more prominent. I bet your daughter is very slender, so it might be more obvious than in her friends. Your GP, when you see...
Forum: General Discussions 17th May 2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By gerbo
was trying to work out what acetominophen is, and...

was trying to work out what acetominophen is, and realised it is the same as what we in the UK call paracetamol. And yes, that combines well with tablets like either ibuprofen, or diclofenac if you...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 12th May 2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By gerbo
that looks good then, doesn't it? Technically...

that looks good then, doesn't it? Technically cannot think of any reason why even a tight cast would make you vomit. If it really would be far too tight it would cause considerable pain of pressure...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 11th May 2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By gerbo
laura; let me know (if you want by private...

laura; let me know (if you want by private message) how you are trying to sign in (under what name etc.) and what happens, or doesn't happen. I can try to ask from "inside"

gerbo
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 11th May 2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By gerbo
hi laura, indeed, must have changed his practice...

hi laura, indeed, must have changed his practice there

re your son; really not sure, unlikely to be related to scoliosis (but i am "happy" to be corrected on that. Ask your gp to have a look.

still...
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