I have scoliosis with spinal fusion and Harrington rod done 30 years ago. There is not enough knowledge about the complications this can cause. I had to ask my doctor to see how it was looking.The x rays show one of my discs was worn, the rod only had a slight chip init. As the surgeon was not able to do any operations there wasn’t anything he could do. I cant seem to get people to understand that a lot of scoliosis patients have breathing problems. I also suffer with extreme tiredness. The pain is helped by regular dry needling and painkillers. Im also fed up of having to convince the disability people for mobility payment. Its like banging my head against a brick wall. My podiatrist knows my mobility problems however!!! In general there aren’t any scoliosis experts who understand all the different problems which makes life harder. Is it a common problem for people to get breathing problems and chronic tiredness? That is with the same complaint as me! I would appreciate your opinion.
Thank you very much.