Life With Scoliosis: Christmas Competition!

Life With Scoliosis: Christmas Competition!

Hi everyone, I've launched an exciting little Christmas Competition over on Instagram. One lucky winner will receive any item of their choice from the Life with Scoliosis Spring store! To enter, all you need to do is head on over to Instagram, follow my page, like the competition post and tag a friend in the comments. If you subscribe to my YouTube channel,I'll give you a bonus entry too :) Enter Now >> Terms & Conditions apply Life with Scoliosis...Read More
New! Life with Scoliosis Merchandise

New! Life with Scoliosis Merchandise

Hello everyone, I just wanted to write a quick post to let you know that I have launched a brand new range of Scoliosis Awareness products on Teespring and Redbubble. Available products include t-shirts, vests, hoodies, mugs and bags. So please feel free to check out my store :) I will be adding more designs over the coming weeks and months, so please do check back. Also, if you have any ideas for future designs, or any feedback, please let...Read More
Blog Content Survey

Blog Content Survey

Hi everyone, Hope you are doing ok and staying safe. :) I've been using some of my extra time in lockdown to think about the direction of my blog and what's next. I'd really appreciate it if you could spare a few minutes to complete a quick survey, to help me improve my content and blog going forwards. I really want my content to be helpful and interesting to others and for my blog to be the best it can...Read More
Life with Scoliosis – Black Friday Sale!

Life with Scoliosis – Black Friday Sale!

Hi everyone, Just a quick post to let you know that I have 10% off my Scoliosis Awareness Store for Black Friday week. I have added loads of new products over the last few months, with the aim of raising awareness of scoliosis and chronic pain. Have a look and if there is anything you like, use code BLACKFRI22 at the checkout. It's the perfect time to order any Christmas goodies! Just so you know, all profits from sales will...Read More
10 Christmas Gift Ideas for those with scoliosis

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for those with scoliosis

As the festive season is upon us and it's nearly Christmas again (not sure where this year is going!), I thought I would share some of my favourite gift ideas for those with scoliosis. These are things that either I find helpful (to manage pain or feel more comfortable) or that I've seen and found inspiring. Please feel free to add your own ideas into the comments below. :) This post contains affiliate links. 10 Christmas gift ideas for those with...Read More
Interview with Hannah at Scoliboxes

Interview with Hannah at Scoliboxes

Hi everyone, In this post I interview Hannah, who runs the non-profit organisation Scoliboxes. I first came across Hannah on Instagram, and I think it's amazing what she does! Hannah sends out boxes full of useful items and treats, to help cheer people up who are undergoing scoliosis surgery. If you are having scoliosis surgery, or if you know of somebody who may be facing scoliosis surgery soon, don't forget to apply for a Scolibox. You can read more about...Read More
Should I Have Scoliosis Surgery?

Should I Have Scoliosis Surgery?

Hi everyone! The most common question I get asked is ‘Should I have scoliosis surgery?” So I wanted to dedicate a blog post and YouTube video around this topic, to give my honest experiences, and hopefully help people who may be in the position of deciding whether to have scoliosis surgery or not. Every case of scoliosis is different and so I can’t really answer that question for other people. However, I can give some of my own reasons as...Read More
My 2022 Challenges: Manchester Marathon and Machu Picchu

My 2022 Challenges: Manchester Marathon and Machu Picchu

Hi all, Sorry that I haven't updated on my blog for a while. I have been very busy instead over on my new YouTube channel! I've been putting many exciting plans together, and I'm aiming to release a video about my life with scoliosis at least once a month. So if you haven't subscribed already, please do subscribe to my channel - it really helps me out - and there is lots of good stuff coming I promise. :) In...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Roddie

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Roddie

As June is Scoliosis Awareness Month, I have been sharing your own inspiring scoliosis stories across my blog and Instagram.  If you would like to share your own scoliosis story, please email me or DM me on Instagram. 🙂 My Scoliosis Story: Roddie My name is Roddie. Back in 2016, I was diagnosed with scoliosis. Shortly afterward, co-workers started asking me - why are you walking like that? I asked them what they were talking about, and they replied that one...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Isabel

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Isabel

As June is Scoliosis Awareness Month, I have been sharing your own inspiring scoliosis stories across my blog and Instagram.  I will be continuing this feature going forwards, as I think it's so important for us to keep talking and sharing stories! If you would like to share your own scoliosis story, please email me or DM me on Instagram. 🙂 My Scoliosis Story - Isabel Hi, my name is Isabel.  I'm from Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA and I will be 55...Read More
Life After Scoliosis Surgery – How Scoliosis Affects My Everyday Life

Life After Scoliosis Surgery – How Scoliosis Affects My Everyday Life

Hey everyone, To mark scoliosis awareness month, I have launched a new video over on my YouTube channel! This video is about my life after scoliosis surgery (11 years ago!), and how scoliosis affects me everyday.  Scoliosis is more than a back condition. It is a chronic, life-long condition that affects the whole body. It can also impact on mental health too. It affects me everyday of my life.  I wanted to highlight this in my video, and also help to raise awareness for...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Dannii

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Dannii

As June is Scoliosis Awareness Month, I have been sharing your own inspiring scoliosis stories across my blog and Instagram. There is still time to get involved! If you would like to share your story, please email me or DM me on Instagram. :-) My Scoliosis Story - Dannii I'm Dannii from East Yorkshire, I'm 28 years old and I'm an animal keeper.  I have lumbar scoliosis as well as a complete reversed curve.  I was a late diagnosis in...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Olivia

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Olivia

hey! My name is Olivia! I’m a scoliosis warrior and spinal fusion survivor! I was given a suspected scoliosis diagnosis in May 2019 after my doctor did the Adam’s forward bend test and it looked like I had a curve. I was referred to x-rays that I got in the beginning of June 2019 that confirmed my diagnosis. Later that month, I went to see an orthopedic surgeon/orthopedist and I was given the option to brace or wait until surgery....Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Chantelle

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Chantelle

Hi, I’m Chantelle, a 17 year old student from Lincolnshire.  My scoliosis story began in 2015, but I’ll start off with a little background as to how we got there. From the age of about 7, I have experienced chronic pain in my legs (mainly my hips as well as my knees and ankles). Over the years, the doctors have just ignored it, claimed it’s growing pains or just knocked knees amongst other things. In 2015, aged 12, we decided...Read More

Scoliosis Awareness Month June 2021 – Share Your Story: Caroline Freedman

As part of scoliosis awareness month 2021, I am sharing inspiring scoliosis stories and content from the scoliosis community. If you'd like to share your story, or have any useful related content to share that may help the readers of this blog, please contact me! Caroline's Scoliosis Story Caroline Freedman is a Personal Trainer and TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Training exercise professional. At 15 years old, Caroline was diagnosed with severe scoliosis, leading to her lifelong journey through surgery and therapeutic exercise....Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Emily

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2021 – Share Your Story: Emily

My Scoliosis Story - Emily Hi!  My name is Emily, I am 12 years old.  I love dancing, baking, drawing and my dog Jemima! I was first diagnosed in October 2019 when I went back to school and returned to my usual dance classes after the summer break.  I noticed a twinging pain in my right shoulder, almost like pins and needles, and my ballet leotard wasn’t sitting quite right on my back.  Some friends recommended a chiropractor, so we...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month: Competition

Scoliosis Awareness Month: Competition

To celebrate June being scoliosis awareness month, I will be launching an exciting competition over on my Instagram, to begin on 1st June 2021. Throughout June, I'll be giving you the chance to WIN an item of scoliosis awareness merchandise from my Spring store. Make sure you are following me on Instagram, so you don't miss out! The lucky winner will be announced via Instagram at the start of July. Plus, if you fancy treating yourself, I’ll be giving 10%...Read More