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Scoliosis and Kyphosis

Also known as Dextroscoliosis, Kyphosis, Scheuermann's Disease

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  • Diagnosed with scoliosis after 6 years of asking

    Hi,  I have recently been diagnosed with mild scoliosis after 6 years of going to the doctors. Currently going to the chiropractor to help with back pain. I have recently noticed that I can feel my ribs more on one side that the other (doesn’t look like they are protruding but can feel them …

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  • kyphoscoliosis workout

    hi , i have kyphoscoliosis . its not very bad i have no pain if im just siting or walking , but im very skiny and i wanted to workout . i dont know how will my workout affect kyphoscoliosis, for example can it get worse? and if i can workout what kind of exercises can i do? any help is …

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  • Chari malformation and scoliosis

    Have 5 yr old granddaughter diagnosed with chari malformation and a 40 degree curviture of the spine. Will be having surgery to correct the malformation but she has fluid in her spine that caused the scoliosis. Does anyone know if scoliosis will become worse or get better with the fluid being …

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  • Severe buttock pain, adult degenerative scoliosis

    I am 73 and have a lumbar curve, 32 degrees a year ago, worse now, with corresponding twisting of the spine.  It is adult degenerative scioliosis so I have severely thinned discs, possible arthritis in facet joints, stenosis, possible sacroiliac joint problems, 3 lumbar fractures.  I have …

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  • Scoliosis surgery

    I am currently sat on the waiting list for spinal fusion I have already had my pre assessment does anyone know a rough timescale for this? And what to expect pre and post op? And what timescale am I looking at for going back to work in a strenuous area? Getting quite anxious now with not knowing …

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  • Over 6 years post op, having pain in my back.

    I had a double spinal fusion, upper and lower back about 6 years ago. The lower was done first, where rods were placed in my back with screws. Then a couple of months later, i had my upper back fused and rods and screws placed up there as well. I have never really had much back pain after the …

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  • Can scoliosis cause back pain and muscle twitching?

    Hello Guys, I'm a 39 year old woman who was diagnosed with scoliosis in her early 20s. I've never really worried too much about it for most of my life. But lately, I tend to get muscle pain in my middle back. It is mostly on the right side where the curve is located. I also get some muscle …

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  • New scoliosis diagnosis, aged 40

    Hi, I recently met an othopedic surgeon socially who said I have mild scoliosis.   This was a big shock, although there is a strong family history (ie my mother and maternal grandmother had severe scoliosis.)   I was not aware of the mild version even existed and thought I had dodged …

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  • Scoliosis 27 years on...

    Hi, looking for some advice. I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 11 (now 38) and I was borderline at the age of 16 of getting a operation due to my curve (S shaped). I used to get awful back pain but due to that subsiding I decided against the operation and have had no issues as such.  …

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  • Help and some analysis on my scoliosis

    First of all - sorry for my english, I am not a native speaker. Secondly - I know I should visit an orthopedic specialist - I already did. Hey guys. I need a little help with my scoliosos. When I was 20 I started to notice some rib hump on my left side and assymetrical chest. I knew it was a …

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  • Is scoliosis my fault?

    Hello, I think that my scoliosis is my own fault and it makes me very nervous & unhappy. It's because from 16 to 19 years I had underweight at 55 kg due to anxiety and psychosis as a male. Then I took medicine and at 20 years my weight was normal. I am 21 now. I also remember sitting …

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  • Is scoliosis my fault?

    Hello, at 19 years I have been diagnosed with a mild 20° S curve scoliosis and I think it's my fault... From 16 to 19 years I had underweight with 55 kg (I'm male) due to anxiety and psychosis and I also had bad posture. I was sitting incorrectly in front of the pc at home and in …

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  • Is scoliosis my fault?

    Hello, I think that my scoliosis is my own fault and it makes me very nervous & unhappy. It's because from 16 to 19 years I had underweight at 55 kg due to anxiety and psychosis as a male. Then I took medicine and at 20 years my weight was normal. I am 21 now. I also remember  …

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  • Correction - What to expect next...

    I have an appointment this afternoon and I have finally decided to be placed on the waiting list. What should I expect from this appointment once I have told the consultant I wish to proceed. A very anxious 39 (very soon) year old.

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  • Scoliosis/Harrington Rod and herniated disc

    Hi. I'm new here. I've been experiencing sciatic pain on my left leg for past 4 months. Surgeon said yesterday I have a herniated disc that is complicated by my scoliosis. He wants to remove my Harrington rod and do a spinal fusion which would correct my curviture. My rod is 50 yrs. Old! …

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  • Back pain and tingling foot!

    Hello! So I have really bad upper back pain. I have had this for a while but it’s got really bad recently. I’m 14 so it’s not a wear and tear thing you get with old age. I have been experiencing  -upper back pain -neck pain (left side) -shoulder pain (left side) -collar bone pain (left side) - …

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  • Half of my body feels weird.

    About a year ago sudently I got weird neck pain on the right side and it also started clicking and snapping often. After that I got this weird sensations in my shoulder, arms and legs. It's weird to explain it's like always there whenever I'm walking or something that I'm doing it …

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  • Anybody beat kyphosis without surgery?

    Hello everyone! I have mild scoliosis and kyphosis. Over a year now I've been having big pain due to the curved spine, so I tried two times to do something about it or things will get worse as doctors say... Unfortunately I gave up... I did swimming, also stretche, trying to walk with straight …

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  • Son 13 diagnosed with Kyphosis

     My son was diagnosed with kyphosis two weeks ago. He is at a 82° angle. Has anyone had success with physical therapy? He also was fitted for a brace this week. He will have to wear it 20 hours a day for two years.     I am trying to find out more information about this. 

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  • Teacher considering the op

    Diagnosed at 19 I am considering surgery at 39. I am a teacher by profession and I am considering the recovery process and my entitlements. Is there anyone else that has had a similar experience whilst in a teaching career? I would be glad to hear your stories. Many thanks in advance.

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  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis and progression

    Hi, I found this forum back when I was trying to find out what my options might be.  After seeing 2 neurosurgeons and a pain management doctor, I just wanted to  come back and say I have found temporary relief from pain, and although that's like a bandaid on a wound, it has helped me …

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  • Scoliosis and sacrolititis

    Has anyone got these conditions together? I have degenerative diseased facets aswell. My gp referred me to my local gym for exercises. I find some days it's good for my back and other days it's not! So as soon as my back starts hurting I can't go to the gym to do my exercises. I do a …

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  • Has anyone had discomfort due to improving their posture??

    Hi, I’ve been trying my best to improve my posture, due to scoliosis and kyphosis, by keeping my chin/neck back, to improve my forward head and also keeping my elbows back to improve my rounded shoulders. I think from doing these corrections I am causing discomfort in my right rib cage (especially), …

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  • 80 degrees khyphosis

    First of all sorry for my poor english... I'm not from the UK or US so... I'm 16.11 years old and I have pretty severe khyphosis (my last x ray- 10 months ago was 75 degrees, but I think it grown to 80-85) The specialist told me (10 months ago) that they usually do the surgery only to 90+ …

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  • 75 degree Kyphosis

    Hello, I'm 16 and I just came back from the doctor saying I have a 75 degree curve in my back and surgery is the only option. I am so scared. Is surgery the only answer? Is it worth it? Whats the recovery time? Are there any risks?

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  • Sharp pain attacks in left groin.

    Hi there. I am a 25 year old female with severe pain in my left groin. It started when I was 33 weeks pregnant (which was three years ago). It woke me in the night suddenly when I switched positions. I cannot express how awful the attacks get. The pain is worse then labour itself. To the point …

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  • 50 degree Curve

    I was told by my doctors a few years ago, my curvature should stop, but I'm worried it hasn't not for any particular reason think it's just anxiety. Is it worth checking out? Also I've heard that a curve this big, can cause complications in pregnancy and labour?

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  • Recovery from scoliosis surgery

    I would love some feedback about several aspects of my healing process. I had surgery 10 months ago and can feel my hardware, or at least that's how it seems. Does the sensation go away over time? Any feedback would be appreciated.

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  • Use of electric wheelchair

    Hi, I’ve recently had hip replacement rhs, and the result is a fantastic ‘pain-free’ hip. During the process I have been told I have scoliosis with suspected nerve impingement, and a lower spinal curve lhs. This does cause severe pain all over on the left, down my left leg, in my buttock, and up to …

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  • Just been to see the chiropractor for the first time...

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to talk a bit about my experience with a chiropractor today and my worries, I hope that’s okay.  Basically I think it all went quite well, she said my kyphosis is not the worst she’s ever seen. She did some of that cracking stuff on my back and some massaging and I …

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