Fighting Scoliosis Together – Brooke’s Story

Fighting Scoliosis Together – Brooke’s Story Hi! My name is Brooke ,and I am 13 years old from Alberta, Canada. I was diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in May of 2018 when I was 11. I was sent to get an x-ray a few days later. At this point, I just felt extremely unlucky. I Read more about Fighting Scoliosis Together – Brooke’s Story[…]

A Scoliosis Warrior – Trinity’s Story

A Scoliosis Warrior – Trinity’s Story When my daughter, Trinity, was 5 yrs old, we took her in to our family physician for a normal school physical.  The doctor did a Scoliosis check on her and suggested that we have some X-rays done as more of a precaution than anything. To this point, Trinity had Read more about A Scoliosis Warrior – Trinity’s Story[…]

WCR Bracing, Schroth, and Curvy Girls – Kylie’s Journey

Kylie’s Scoliosis Journey Hi! I’m Kylie. I live in Bossier City, Louisiana. I’m ten years old and I have scoliosis. I was first diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 7. At first, they just watched and waited to see what my back was going to do. It progressed a little between appointments but not too Read more about WCR Bracing, Schroth, and Curvy Girls – Kylie’s Journey[…]

Rilyn Dinyae Shows Us How Braces Are Made

Rilyn Dinyae Show Us How Braces Are Made Rilyn Dinyae is a Youtube vlogger who is sharing her experience with scoliosis and scoliosis bracing online. Her latest video beautifully shows how a Rigo Cheneau scoliosis brace is fabricated. Her orthotist, Luke Stikeleather, is the President of the National Scoliosis Center (NSC). If you want to learn Read more about Rilyn Dinyae Shows Us How Braces Are Made[…]

Confidence and Scoliosis – Katy’s Advice for Bracers

Confidence and Scoliosis So this is just a little post about being confident with scoliosis.💚 When I first got my brace, I lived in baggy jumpers. Even when it was boiling outside, I used to sit in a jumper and sweat until i felt dizzy and ill, all because I did not want people to Read more about Confidence and Scoliosis – Katy’s Advice for Bracers[…]

Your Scoliosis Diagnosis – How to Cope Emotionally

Your Scoliosis Diagnosis – How to Cope Emotionally No matter what stage of your life you are in, trying to digest your Scoliosis diagnosis is not an easy task. You may experience a roller coaster of emotions and quite often it is really difficult to accept the diagnosis. You may be thinking to yourself “Why me?”, Read more about Your Scoliosis Diagnosis – How to Cope Emotionally[…]

How To Love Your Body With Scoliosis

How To Love Your Body With Scoliosis “You’ve Been Critising Yourself For Years And It Hasn’t Worked. Try Approving Of Yourself And See What Happens” – Louise Hay. I had my Scoliosis surgery in April of 1994. My high school debutante ball was in the September of that same year. Being a typical 14-year-old girl, nothing was going Read more about How To Love Your Body With Scoliosis[…]

An Artistic Approach to Dealing with Scoliosis

An Artistic Approach to Dealing with Scoliosis “Art washes away from the soul the dust of every day life.” – Picasso Everyone reacts to the news that they have scoliosis differently. Some choose art as their outlet and create beautiful pieces that reflect their scoliosis journey. The Instagram account – Scoliosis.art – is devoted to Read more about An Artistic Approach to Dealing with Scoliosis[…]

Bracing Myself for a Hot Aussie Summer – Niamh’s Story

Bracing Myself for a Hot Aussie Summer Hi, my name is Niamh and I was diagnosed with scoliosis on the 1st of June, (which ironically is National Scoliosis Awareness month haha) 2017 and I wear a Boston Brace. I was very surprised when I found out as I had never heard of scoliosis before and Read more about Bracing Myself for a Hot Aussie Summer – Niamh’s Story[…]

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