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Old 17th April 2010, 03:15 PM
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Hi everyone,

This thread has been created as a shortcut to some of the useful threads we have here at SSO The mods will be adding to it, but if there's a thread that you think would be useful to have here then please do PM us and we'll see what we can do.

Toni xx

Things you CAN do with a fused spine

Does surgery correct the rotation of the spine? YES IT DOES

The Costoplasty Procedure

Twisting limitations with a fusion to the pelvis - includes PHOTOS!

Swap Shop - pass on your scoliosis-related items and books here!

What to take to hospital - advice list

Useful web resource for stretches and exercises to help muscular imbalances

The Wedding and Prom Dress Thread (members only)

37 years old, diagnosed with infantile idiopathic scoliosis at 6 months old with curves of 62(T) and 40(L) degrees. Casting and Milwaukee braces until surgery at 10 - ant release/pos fusion T1-T12, halo traction. Post op cast and then TLSO. Further surgery at 18 (ant release/pos fusion extended to L3 to include lumbar curve, costoplasty) and 25 (another costoplasty). Fusion extended to L4 at 33 (XLIF with 4 pedicle screws and two short rods). Pre-op curves: 76(T) and 70(L). Post-op curves: 45(T) and 35(L). Diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome aged 34; scoliosis almost certainly due to this rather than being idiopathic.

Last edited by tonibunny; 6th September 2013 at 01:57 PM.