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Old 4th April 2013, 10:23 PM
ChristinaJ ChristinaJ is online now
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Hobart, Australia
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Default Re: Scoliosis Consultants in USA, Canada and Australia

Mr. Peter Turner
Epworth Medical Centre
Richmond, Victoria
Lives in Hobart, Australia. Born 1962, developed Idiopathic Scoliosis at around 12 years of age. No bracing, just watch and wait. By 2010 thoracic curve had increased to about 50deg, lumbar to mid 30's. I have had two surgeries: Posterior fusion T4-L1 June 2011 and thoracoplasty (five ribs) July 2012. Still recovering but feeling good! Scoliosis is familial as my younger sister has scoliosis too and had surgery around 1980 with the Harrington technique.
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