5 signs of scoliosis to look out for

5 signs of scoliosis to look out for

June is scoliosis awareness month, so I thought I'd write a post about some common signs of scoliosis. Every case of scoliosis is different, and the physical symptoms can vary depending on the size and location of the curve(s). However, there are some common signs to look out for. As scoliosis typically develops when a child is growing (most commonly between the ages of 10-15), it's important to look out for the signs as soon as possible. This is because,...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

International Scoliosis Awareness Day 2015 #ISAD15

Saturday 27th June marks International Scoliosis Awareness Day, so I thought I would share my own scoliosis story to help raise awareness of this (surprisingly!) common condition. When I was 14, I was diagnosed with scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine, after my dad noticed that my shoulders were uneven.  Unfortunately for me though, when my scoliosis was diagnosed, the Drs discovered that I actually had two spinal curvatures (in an 'S' shape) and both curves had already progressed...Read More