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DIY Spica Chair Instructions
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TOPIC: DIY Spica Chair Instructions

DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 8 months ago #75706

  • emmai
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Hi - Ive read that instructions to make this are on the Steps website. Ive searched and searched and still no luck! Could anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks
Emma

Re: DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 8 months ago #75708

  • MichelleR
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Hi, I rang steps and spoke to Helga, who posted them to us - not overly straightforward but they should keep my husband quiet (apart from the odd swearword) for a while! Good luck,
Michelle
Daughter Holly, born 01.12.08.
Bilateral DDH dx at 6 weeks. Pavlic Harness....all well till Feb 2012.
Right pelvic osteotomy 05.02.13. Still getting to grips with life with a 4 year old in a spica cast
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Re: DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 8 months ago #75709

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Thanks Michelle! I will give the ring (and get warning my husband!)

Emma x

Re: DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 8 months ago #75714

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Hi Emma
I have a copy saved as a word doc that I can e-mail if you want to have them quicker?
Lisa
Emma 01/2004 - late diagnosed DDH 05/2009
Pelvic + femoral osteotomies + femoral shortening 11/2009 (Mr Bradish - GOSH)
Spica and k-wires removed 12/2009
Metalwork removed 5/2011 - next check up 08/2016 - so far so good!

Re: DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 7 months ago #75717

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Hi Lisa,
Is it possible to email them to me as well please? Just in case the paper ones get drawn in with felt tips (holly) or hurled out of window when part a doesn't fit part d properly (husband) !! My email address is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Thank you,
Michelle
Daughter Holly, born 01.12.08.
Bilateral DDH dx at 6 weeks. Pavlic Harness....all well till Feb 2012.
Right pelvic osteotomy 05.02.13. Still getting to grips with life with a 4 year old in a spica cast

Re: DIY Spica Chair Instructions 2 years, 7 months ago #75998

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Hiya, I was just wondering if one of u would email me the details too please? My email is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thanks!
My little girl was diagnosed with DDH on 8th feb and is pencilled in for a closed reduction on 7th March at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. This will be followed by 12 weeks in a hip spica and a further 12 weeks in a splint.
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