Update on me: shoulder issues

Hello :) I thought I'd write a post to update what is going on with my back right now - I can't believe I'm nearly 6 years post opp (eeeek!) So last year I started running, which I never thought I'd be able to do following scoliosis surgery. At one stage, I was running several times a week and managed to run a 10K race after only training for about 5 weeks. After this I was hooked. It felt great...Read More

ISAD, Saturday 25th June, 2016 #scoliosisgotyourback

Saturday 25th June marks International Scoliosis Awareness Day (ISAD)! To help raise awareness of scoliosis, the Scoliosis Association UK are running a very special campaign this year called "Got Your Back" - you can support the campaign in various exciting ways including organising fundraising, purchasing campaign merchandise or simply changing your social media profile picture to the official logo. Full details of the campaign and ways to get involved are here: http://www.sauk.org.uk/get-involved/international-scoliosis-awareness-day  Help raise awareness of scoliosis by getting involved...Read More

Scoliosis Infographic: Facts about scoliosis

[caption id="attachment_149" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Scoliosis Infographic: Facts about Scoliosis[/caption] I thought I'd share this useful scoliosis infographic with you, which highlights some some helpful facts about scoliosis. I found it really interesting as I have myself have Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.  Hope this helps. Please feel free to share on social media to help raise awareness of scoliosis! Louise :) X

Scoliosis and Bras – Survey

Image by Martijn van Exel I don't know about you, but I have always had a love/hate relationship with bras. Before my scoliosis surgery, I found that bra straps used to dig into my rib hump side, causing discomfort and pain, as well as the damn strap always falling off one side due to my uneven shoulders. Post surgery, I still have the irritating issue with the bra strap falling down on one side, and as I still have some...Read More