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... S1 the end of June and I figured out Friday what TLSO brace means. How many of you had to have a hard body brace and how difficult is it to deal with? ... (15 replies)
... sing crutches. A week after I was sent home, bed rest till 4 weeks after the day of trauma. I started regular walking four weeks after the mishap. First with the body jacket, then a week later without it. ... (3 replies)
... Do they measure for the brace or do they take a cast of your body? ... (8 replies)

... The TLSO brace I have on at the moment, is very comfortable, a bit of a pain to move around in, but you get used to it. ... (8 replies)
... From my personal experience I wore a body cast with a thigh extention after my fusion for 6 months. It takes a bit of getting used to, but it helped to let my body heal. ... (8 replies)
TLSO or LSO Brace
Apr 10, 2004
... I got measured for my brace today. It sounds so consticting! How do you use the bathroom in it.......lol! Or sit down? ... (8 replies)
... Do I get it right that short 10-15 min. driving is too early even with a TLSO brace (20-30 min. total per day)? I mean a soft TLSO brace like VERTAMAX TLSO (an analog which I found in the US). (3 replies)
... I can tell you what my brace fitting was like, but I don't know if there are other ways to do it, too. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for your emails and messages asking about the brace fitting. ... (8 replies)
... The TLSO is fitted by putting a body cast on you. They cut the cast back off and use it to make a form for molding the brace, so it's an exact fit just for you. ... (2 replies)
... Doctor's office also called and told me that after I am fitted with my new brace my Doctor wants to see me to check the fit and to go over some thing with me so it looks like my life is going to change big time in just a few short hours. ... (8 replies)
... Good Gracious! You've got me worrying now! My doc said I would be in a brace for 4 months after my fusion. ... (8 replies)
... Yes, big changes, but all for a good reason! Be sure to take pictures of you in your lovely body armor! You can make the best one into a Christmas card! ... (8 replies)
... Hi Mckinney, and welcome to the board! Sorry you needed us, but glad you found us! I have had this surgery, although mine was done all at once. They went in through the front first, stapled me up, flipped me over, and went in through the back. It's a harder surgery to recover from than just going in from one direction or the other, but it has a higher success rate. The... (20 replies)
... u will fall in love with it. I could not have gotten in the van when I came home with out it, stand on it turn your butt towards seat, sit down, THEN, turn your body into the car from the sitting position, I learned that from a veteran neighbor of scoliosis surgery. ... (15 replies)
... ree we reveal alot here, but we wouldnt be helping each other if we didnt. hehe. Being constipated anytime is not good, and especially after surgery. I know my body and what it takes to keep the ole pipes going. Then I thought I needed to up that a tad because of pain meds and lack of apetite. ... (15 replies)
... The brace works to limit the motion across the area of the slip or the pars defect. ... (3 replies)
... piece body suits under the brace and boy has that already made a difference. ... (9 replies)
... The brace had to be worn anytime I was sitting upright. For the first fee weeks only sturdy chairs would work. I was allowed to drive at 3 months but did so minimally. ... (15 replies)
... hi mewcamaro, I had a double fusion from the front last june with cages and BMP at L3-4-5. at this point Im doing great, one level fused and the other almost there. my pain is 90% gone, I gained about an inch back in hight and am quite happy with the results. everyone here has already given great replies as to what to expect (and youll have noticed varying recovery... (10 replies)


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