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    here's some common spinal fusion hardware:

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    thanks, dan for the info -- he has the pedicle screws

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    Hey Everyone

    hi -- i was talking to you all earlier on in the year about my son, Chance who was in the Navy and had a car accident -- i just thought i would write and let anyone who cares know how things are going now -- when chance was in high school, he played tennis -- now he has started playing again -- he is playing wheelchair tennis -- his accident was on february 26 of this year -- i am really proud of him - check out his picture -- thanks for all of the help and support that you guys gave us over the last few months - it really helped knowing that there were other people out there that were going thru the same things -- this is a great website

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    Senior Member stlyin moe's Avatar
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    That's fantastic news Shelley. It's great to hear and see his progress.

    SCI can be likened to being put on a team you have absolutely no desire to be on and forced to participate in an activity you have no desire to be a part of.

    It's great to see him making lemonaid from his train load of lemons...

    BTW, those are terrific pics!
    "Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." ~ Thomas Jefferson

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    Somewhere in the Rocky Mountains
    Great news Shelley....

    Great pics.

    He is a handsome young man!!!
    T12-L2; Burst fracture L1: Incomplete walking with AFO's and cane since 1989

    My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am. ~Author Unknown

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    Absolutely amazing!!

    He's going to be just fine.


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