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  1. #91
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    Nov 2012
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    Hi Robin,
    My daughter is 14 and she has Schuermans Kyphosis with a 90 degree curve with a slight Scoliosis to the right. She is due to have surgery in June, she suffers a lot with pain though. Like you in her kneck, shoulders and lower back, the docs have just put her on Tramadol which is really strong but it does help her, but its affecting school as its a sedative so it's not really ideal but she can't get through a school day without it.Do you take pain killers? It's great to chat to someone with Kyphosis as everyone seems to suffer with Scoliosis. Take care jo xx

  2. #92
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    Hi Jo! I am sorry to hear your daughter is also suffering a lot of pain, but I am glad she is due to have surgery and that she is still young enough to recover quickly. I am nervous about surgery, but I am pretty confident that it will greatly reduce my amount of pain. How long has she been taking painkillers? I do not usually take any, as I have almost "gotten used to" living in pain, I guess. But I do sometimes have to take sleeping pills to fall asleep because it is so hard to get comfortable at night. If you or your daughter ever want to talk, feel free to private message me! I am new to this forum, but I have found it is really helping me so far. You are right, it is nice to talk to people who understand and deal with the same things you are dealing with. Take care!

  3. #93
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    Hi Robin

    I have kyphoscoliosis, but no idea what my curves measure anymore. I'm glad you've found us.
    Born 1981 with Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele. Surgery to close lesion at birth. Anterior fusion T11-L5 aged 12. Laminectomy June 06. Posterior fusion with instrumenation T8-T11. Degenerative Disc C4/C5

    Under the care of Jeremy Fairbank.

  4. #94
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    My dorsal hyperkyphosis. right side

  5. #95
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    Hi, my first post here...it is good not to be alone...
    looking at these pictures, I was especially impressed with Dave's head and shoulder alignment. He does have a somewhat pronounced kyphosis, but otherwise seems to be perfectly fit: I wonder if the head and shoulder alignment is achievable regardless of kyphosis. I believe I have a pretty much similar curve but my head is way too far ahead, and the shoulders are very rounded. If I can fix that, I would be more than happy. Anyone, any thoughts on rounded shoulder fix, despite the curved back?
    Thank you in advance...maybe I will feel more comfortable about sharing pictures in the future, but not just yet.
    best regards,
    ron

  6. #96
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    I've a scheuermanns kyphosis... my back looks like this. What do you think?

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