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  1. Three year update

    A long overdue update. This past weekend marked Lindsey's three year surgical anniversary. Following her surgery she attempted to return to her job as a dental assistant. She had been optomistic as...
  2. Six month post op update

    Six months can seem like a long time, but the news is good. Lindsey has started to make some great gains in sensation on her right side and strength on her left. Her strength has gone from 17 lbs...
  3. How does sensory return?

    She has Brown-Sequard type symptoms after surgical hemangioma removal at C3/4. She is four months post op and is starting to get some pressure type sensation back on her right side with cold hyper...
  4. Four month update on Lindsey - she had a three...

    Four month update on Lindsey - she had a three month follow up with her neurosurgeon with an MRI on June 1st. He was very happy with the cross section views of her surgery site. His words, "Look, you...
  5. Update - discharged Mar26th

    Hi, just a quick update. Lindsey was discharged Mar 26th from the rehab unit at Harborview Medical Center, four weeks to the day after her surgery, and just in time for her to go to the WIAA 4A...
  6. Update - great progress

    Here is an update. Lindsey is progressing incredibly well. Dr. Ellenbogen stopped by tonight (he was out of the country for a week at a neurosurgery conference in Israel) and was blown away by her...
  7. What I should have said was, 95% of what she...

    What I should have said was, 95% of what she would get back at 1 year and the additional 5% improvement over the next two years, not an expectation that she would be 95% of normal in a year.
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  8. Thanks for the quick reply. Yes, she is UW's...

    Thanks for the quick reply. Yes, she is UW's rehab program. We were told her insurance would cover about 2.5 weeks in-house.

    As far as timeframe, we were told 95% return of function in one...
  9. 25 yr old daughter with spinal hemangioma C3-4

    Hi, I thought I would join to share my daughter, Lindsey's, story and to learn more from some of you here.

    Lindsey started having numbness in her left hand last summer. She went to her primary...
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