That is alot to handle but maybe it will be answer somewhere down the
line i hope and i will find a good dr talk to you later hang in there!
> >Well...I received bad news from my chiro yesterday. >As a kid I had minor scoliosis...we did new x-rays to >see how I've progressed (especially after all these >car accidents)...I am now in stage II of major >scoliosis. The point of "no return". I have a reflux >of 80 degrees....when it hits 100 I will have to have >surgery and get pins and stuff in the back to >straighten the spine. This is apparently what is >causing my diaphragm pressure. The spine is pushing >my lungs onto the rib cage. My neck is even worse. >showing breakdown and deteriation. Possible reason to >why I have problems swallowing. I may have to check >into a brace for now. The only thing I can do is try >to prevent it from hitting 100 so I can avoid surgery. > With the pain I feel all over...I don't even care >anymore. I never know if it's hernia, adhesions, or >back-shoulder and neck probs. It's just a constant >achy feeling everywhere. I was so sick last night. >And feeling ill today, too. Pushed up my appt. with >the PCP to try to get more tests done before my >insurance runs out. Test for acid damage, and >blockage in swallowing. Colette, you were talking >about the chiro to me in an e-mail...my diagnosis >should let you know that I completely encourage you to >go. Every little part plays an important factor in >our over all well-being. Chiro's are not quacks. >There is a legitimacy to their work. Kinesiology has >been known to help with some bowel problems. An >incorrect spine can increase your difficulties to >pass. Maybe it "could" help you. And yes, call the >OBGYN doc. and try to push up GI...do everything you >said. And get a pcp in it, too. The more docs you >have the better chance you'll get of one person >listening to you. If you deal with one doc at a time >and he is not attentive...it'll take longer for you to >find relief. Schedule them all. I find it intersting >how every thing is crossing over. Anorexia can affect >your bones, your GI tract, and OBGYN factors. >Scoliosis is a break down of tissue and muscles >causing weakening of the spine...isn't an adhesion a >tissue? Funny huh? Please take care of yourself. >Love, Marianne