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Scoliosis and Kyphosis

Also known as Kyphosis, Scheuermann's Disease

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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 what...

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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 what...

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  • Can any of these symptoms be due to my scoliosis?

    Hi I've been having a lot of chest pressure recently and a really annoying feeling of not being able to take deep breaths some of the time. It almost feels like there is something stuck under my left rib cage and I can't fully expand my lungs? I have mild/moderate scoliosis which I haven't...

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  • Anybody have experience of using PAMM for scoliosis?

    Hello A local physio has suggested use of a power assisted micro manipulation machine (PAMM) for treating scoliosis. She claims to have used this very successfully for several years on many patients for different back problems including scoliosis. Has anyone else come across this? Thanks

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  • My scoliosis, advice??

    Hi, I am a 14 year old female currently going through a major academic exam stage of my life, I have idiopathic scoliosis which is currently between 36'-37' in my thoracic and lumbar spine, and I am getting significant amounts of pain in my lumbar spine. I was diagnosed 2 years ago, and due to...

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  • Congenital multiplex scoliosis

    Hi! I would like to ask has or had someone about a same or something like of my spine? If there was, what kind of thretment, maybe surgery was done? How he/she feels after that and now? I am now a little sad, upsat and dissappointed because the doctors, whom i visited so far, told me, there is not mutch...

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  • Chiropractors - will it help ?

    I have had scolioscis for 20 years and my GP accepted that a Chiropactor may be able to help me - not on NHS of course I saw a Chiropractor last week who told me that he "MAY" be able to help me - no guarantees though ! I was wondering whether 20 years is too long to fix a major problem like...

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  • WHAT TO WEAR WITH SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS

    Hi I'm new to this board  but not to the forum. Been on lots of other boards . ​This question is about scoliosis. I'm 71 and my shoulders dip at one side. ​This means that unless my clothes   are completely round neck the top slips of one side and looks dreadful. I cant be the...

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  • Scoliosis and leg length

    ever since I had my hip replacement 8 years ago I have developed worsening spine scoliosis. I'm getting to the point where my world is getting smaller and smaller. I can only just stand the pain, I feel like my spine is twisting and turning round. I have lost 3" in height and I don't have...

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  • How does having scoliosis affect you mentally and physically?

    When I was diagnosed at the age of 11 I didn't see the point in going in for the operation as I was confident with my body image however as I got older it changed and I became more wary of my back condition so I thought an operation may be a good choice which it was, I am now more confident than...

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  • Scoliosis SOS Clinic

    Hi All, Does anyone with scoliosis/kyphoscoliosis know anything about, or tried, the non-surgical treatment for scoliosis and postural correction at the Scoliosis SOS Clinic in London?  I'm giving this some serious consideration but it's expensive and is a huge commitment.  Just thought...

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  • chiropractor for Sheuermann's?

    My 15 year old boy has been diagnosed with Sheuermann's.  One doctor said he has a 76 degree curvature and another says 66 degrees.  He has been complaining of back pain for two years and it seems to be getting worse.  He will be getting a brace soon and we have also signed him up...

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  • 70% curveature after removel of harrington rods

    I had a 96% curveature to my upper spine when I was 16, a month before my 17th birthday I had surgery to corect the kyphosis. Then in 1993 I had the lower Harrington rod removed due to it popped out of the spine. In 2016 I was in a car wrecck and made my rod pop out os the spine. I found out that the...

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  • Upperback pain

    I have been feeling a dull achy pain in my upper back that intesifies when I stand up straight and move my head around, look up/around... I have seen 3 doctors till now, all of which claim that I have nothing to worry about and my scheurman's disease kyphosis doesn't require surgery (I think...

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  • my sister need help

    My sister is a 60 year old active first grade teacher. I believe she had scoliosis from when she was young but not sure why nothing was done about it.She always had poor posture but a doctor told my mom for my sister to carry her books on the other hip and her posture would correct itself.  Bad...

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  • pain

    i have scoliosis and have so much pain in my lower back the shots make me very sick i dont know what else to do

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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+ degrees....

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  • Kyphosis questions 15 year old boy

    We adopted our 15 year old son four years ago. I have always noticed a slight curve in his back but it has gotten much worse during the last year. He complains about back pain when he walks and sits. I had an orthopedist who, after x rays determined his curve to be 76 degrees. His recommendation is...

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  • Schuermann kyphosis in desperate need of advices

    Hello, I am male, 27 years old, I was identified with Schuermann's disease when I was a late teenager; the advice back then was to undergo medical gymnastics and swimming with brace not being an option anymore as the doctor said that I was already done growing. My parrents were not very supportive...

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  • Charley horse pain in back

    I had scoliosis surgery in 1979.  Over the last 10 years, I have slowly developed a "charley horse" type pain in the right side of my back, where it sticks out like a hump.  The pain makes me stop in my tracks and it usually goes away after about 15-30 seconds.  It is so strange...

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  • Mild scoliosis but it doesn't feel mild.

    I just got the word from my doctor I have mild scoliosis. I have constant neck pain and it feels like the bones in my spine are rubbing together. I have drove a truck for years ever since I was 21 and I am now 42 years old. I was lifting weights before my doctor said I had scoliosis and he told me to...

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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 combination...

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  • Scoliosis surgery 3 years ago, now excruciating pain

    Okay so I am 19 years old & I had scoliosis surgery when I was 16. They fused my spine & put 2 rods & 10 screws in. Since then, I have hurt. All the time. However, the past 3 weeks, I've been in almost unbearable pain, I can't stand for a long time, I can't sit for a long time,...

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  • Scoliosis with rods

    I have had scoliosis for about 15 years. In 2005, I had surgery to fuse titanuim rods leaving a small lower portion of my spine unfused. The doctor told me that I eventually might need that lower portion fused if it gets worse, which recently it has. I am wondering if anybody else is experiencing this...

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  • Adult scoliosis

    hi im due to have an operation on 30th march.  I have two curves on my spine. I am having screws and cages but to be honest that's as much as I know.  The surgeon has explained everything but to be honest I don't seems to be able to take it all in. I am trying to be optimistic but...

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  • Rib cage pain,30 degree curve 52yrs old

    Have had been diagnosed with scholiosis 2014 just recently I have been having rib cage pain like something pressing against my lung.Orthopedic sugeon appointment on 3/24/17 for newer imagery. Been seeing a chiropractor and physical therapy,helped with muscle spasms but initial pain is still there.

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  • is my father right? did i worsen scoliosis, is it my fault?

    My father just told me I got scoliosis because i almost starved myself. I had little, almost no muscle, and probably little magnesium/calcium. And to be honest.. i think hes right. The spine couldnt bear the weight. That would be the only logical explanation. 52 kg at 16 years is not healthy!! I cant...

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  • 3D Bracing help!!

    Hey I'm 21 years old and as most have heard bracing is not effective, allthough there is a fairly recent 3D bracing to possibly stop pain and get your posture to the best it can ever be well as far as your spine would allow it, im getting one very soon and my doctor says it's a 60-40 chance it...

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  • Muscle spasms after scoliosis surgery

    i had scoliosis surgery in 1998 and 1999. I have had muscle spasms in the upper backsince and now they are getting worse. They make me dizzy. Does anyone else have this problem? My back is numb, so they are not painful but very miserable.

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  • Syringomyelia - anyone else?

    Hi all, I was born with Kyposis, never had surgery or treatment, apart from physio. Live in constant pain. Am on high doses of painkillers. 3 Years ago I was diagnosed with Syringomeliar. I was wondering if there was anybody else that has either Scoliosis/Kyphoidosis AND Syringomeliar, and would like...

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  • Kyphosis help please

    Hi guys I'm 21 years old and have had around 60-65 degree kyphosis have been to many physio's and nothing seems to work I'm in so much pain all the time I have a big pain threshold and even the specialist said I don't need surgery and should be fine ? It's been 6 years and I can't...

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