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7yr post scoliosis surgery now having sciatica cramping at night

Started by cnsforget on 05/29/2011 9:54am

Can anyone help me determine what to do. I had scoliosis surgery 7 years ago at the age of 34. Lower back. It extends to between my should blades. I don't remember the T- # discs. It was for pain relief primarily in my left leg. It has helped SOOO much!! I have returned to a normal functioning life. I would recommend it to anyone in my situation. Although the recovery was difficult. They also anteriorly replaced or actually "caged" my lower three discs. Within the last 2 months i have been waking up in the middle of the night with extreme spasms in my left sciatica. They go away after a short walk, but the residual pain lasts all day. Not enough that i need pain medicine though. Has anyone ever heard of this. I would like to go back to my Doctor, but I now work for a Temp agency, and my insurance wont cover pre-existing conditions. I feel a bit "stuck". Any ideas? Thanks so much!

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I have discovered, in treating my son's infliction of Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis is caused by tension, from a tight tendon. When I started my treatment on my son Matt, after a year of 18 to 20 hours daily in a brace. And physical therapy 3 times a week. His angle had increased from 60 degrees, to an increase of 7 to 67 degrees in that time. When I started working with Matt. He stood crooked, walked crooked and drug one leg. I had an X-ray taken, and a cob angle measurement done. Matt’s angle is now less than 50 degrees, without surgery. He no longer has a low shoulder, walks with no problem. And runs with perfect form. I composed my findings into a book, to spread my discovery. Scoliosisprevention.org
I know I am right, by the improvements I was able to get with my son. I feel no one should ever have spinal fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis, it would have to put the back into so much more tension. Doctors now see an angle needing correction, not tension needing to be removed. I just cannot understand, how people highly trained in cause and effect theories. Would be doing what they are doing.

Scoliosis should be treated by a physical therapist. To stretch the tight tendon, that causes Scoliosis. The tension needs to be recognized and removed, before any angle is created. The current spinal fusion surgery would have to put the back into tremendously more tension. That is the reason 90% of recipients are classified as 100% disabled, in their lifetime.

Scoliosis can be treated by a Chiropractor if they understand that Scoliosis is caused by a tight tendon and know the tight tendon to stretch. scoliosisprevention.org

The progression of Scoliosis is caused by different factors. Which are all originated from a tight tendon. How can a doctor look at the distortion of a back that is classified as Scoliosis and not understand a tight tendon causes Scoliosis. Tension is the only probable answer. To cause a back to get that distorted.