Scoliosis Awareness Day 2017: My Scoliosis Story

Scoliosis Awareness Day 2017: My Scoliosis Story

Scoliosis Awareness Day 2017: My Scoliosis Story It's International Scoliosis Awareness day on Saturday and so I thought it would be a good time to share my own scoliosis story. In July, it will be 7 years since I had my scoliosis surgery. I was diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis back in 2000 when I was 14 years old. My parents had noticed that I had one shoulder higher than the other and took me to the Dr's to check...Read More
Scoliosis Awareness Month 2017

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2017

Scoliosis Awareness Month 2017 June is scoliosis awareness month, so to help raise some much needed awareness I have created the below graphic for you to share. Scoliosis: Know the signs! Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine affecting 200 million people worldwide. In most cases, scoliosis first presents itself in young teenagers (it is more common in girls). It's important to know the signs of scoliosis and to check children's backs regularly, especially during the ages of 10-15. This...Read More
10 facts about scoliosis that may surprise you

10 facts about scoliosis that may surprise you

June is scoliosis awareness month, so to help raise awareness, I thought I'd write a post with some interesting facts about scoliosis. 10 facts about scoliosis that may surprise you Scoliosis is more common than you think! It is estimated that scoliosis affects 200 million people worldwide. So if you have scoliosis, you are most certainly not alone. Around eight in 10 people who have scoliosis have idiopathic scoliosis, which has no known cause. This type of scoliosis most commonly...Read More