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Got My Brace Back by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 9:27pm I had to send my KAFO brace back because a plastic piece broke off the articulating ankle and while I was getting that fixed I asked that they adjust the knee a couple degrees so instead of locking at 180 degrees to lock at 178 degrees.  I like the way it fits now, it doesn't lock up as much and it doesn't make as much noise.  Tomorrow I ... Read on »
Braces Part | ATV Parts and Accessories by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 30 Dec 2009 2:10pm So to get rid of them, cosmetic surgeon gave revolution to a new type of braces called Clear Braces. These types of braces are made of ceramics or plastics. Here is the original: Braces Part | ATV Parts and Accessories Read on »
New AFO Brace by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 8:32pm Today I got my new AFO brace. It is much different from my last one. The one on the left is the first one and the one on the right is my new one. The new one has an open heel and is hinged at the ankle and rests at a less than 90 degree angle which allows my foot to move. The first brace did not allow my foot to move. Unfortunately that " ... Read on »
All there is to Know About Clear Braces by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sun 24 Jun 2012 10:07pm Metal braces are used around the world for correction of misaligned teeth and they have been the choice of both the patients and the dentists alike for quite a while now partially because they were good at what they were suppose to do and partly because the people had no other alternative. However using the metal braces h ... Read on »
Grownup Dental Braces five by superslim Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 7:53am Why on the planet would an adult choose to wear braces? During the previous, braces were worn by children and youngsters. But instances have improved. Immediately botanical slimming , one in 5 sufferers of orthodontists from the U.S. is an grownup. Adult dental braces are more well known than previously. That Huck Finn buck-toothed grin may pe ... Read on »
my TLSO brace: Part I by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:08pm After my spine surgery 1/30/09, my surgeon explained that my back was then very fragile and likely to remain for a long time weak and unstable. The chemo from my first encounter with breast cancer in 2004 caused osteoporosis in my spine. The surgery removed cancerous tumor from the thoracic area, corrected some benign displaced verteb ... Read on »
'Your shoes drive me crazy' by Louise Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 8:48am ‘Your shoes drive me crazy’ By Ellen Painter Dollar Shoes drive me crazy. To be more specific, if you are a woman who wears what most women wear, your shoes drive me crazy—your flip-flops and Crocs, your Dansko clogs and Merrell mocs, your ballet flats and high-heeled boots and wedge espadrilles. What have you and your shoes done to ... Read on »
I'll Have The Special Special Please by SimonLevsMama Posted Thu 07 Jul 2011 6:40pm Driving to our morning appointment to cast Simon's feet and ankles for braces. Laura: "Simon, we're on our way to get your feet ready for new special shoes." Simon: "I love special shoes." Pause  "I feel special." Laura: "You are special." Simon: "I feel special.  I feel happy." And then he went on to prove both. About a month ... Read on »
A Perfect Smile by Invisalign topdentist Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Teeth are an important aspect of your personality. They play a major role in speech, digestionand enjoying food. It is essential to care for your teeth. Modern dentistry high-class equipment has made a visit to the dentist a less daunting and painless experience. Plain dentistry has evolved into a new role – cosmetic dentistry. The teeth can be ... Read on »
Is Duke Medical stalling in hopes dad will die? by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 20 Apr 2009 12:40am I am not a medical professional. But I being educated both in practical experience and in tradition college classes. I have followed each and every order and direction that Duke Medical gave me. Dad was diagnosed with colon cancer 2 years ago. Following the directions of phenomenal clinicians in oncology, endocrinology and orthopedics w ... Read on »