adjustments after surgery

posted on August 1, 2002 - 2:40pm
Surgery to correct scoliosis not only changes a person's body contours but may also necessitate changes in equipment. Larry Sandler is a wheelchair specialist at Chesapeake Rehab Equipment in Baltimore who's had a lot of experience helping people obtain and learn to use new equipment after scoliosis surgery. Jason Abramowitz is one of his clients and a good example of the kinds of challenges...

School changes, new equipment among topics for discussion

posted on August 1, 2002 - 1:08pm
It's scary to contemplate spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis — for anyone, but especially for a child with a neuromuscular disease, for whom there may be special implications.