From Back Braces to Surgery, Teen Advocates for Girls with Scoliosis
Anna Browning was only 6 years old when she learned she had scoliosis. A chest X-ray to diagnose breathing trouble after a brief illness revealed a slight curve in her spine.
We've Got Your Back: Girls Making a Difference
Anya Troyer is a Champaign-Urbana 10th-grader who has scoliosis, the lateral bending and curving of the spine that if left untreated can significantly impact internal organs. She is a co-leader of the Central Illinois chapter of Curvy Girls, which has more than 100 support groups for girls with scoliosis around the world.
Local Teen Starts First Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Group in Southwest Wyoming
Emily was 11-years-old and dealing with the challenges of having scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, so she contacted the founder of the International Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Groups to start a chapter in her town.
"It's going to make you stronger" Asheville teen mentors others with scoliosis
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — 16-year-old Annika Stewart says she once felt isolated, even among friends and family.
June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month
Its goal is highlighting the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence within the community.
Fond du Lac girl starts first 'Curvy Girls' chapter in the state for girls with scoliosis
The first time Annabelle Seel strapped herself into the brace she was told she must wear, it felt awkward and unnatural.
Curvy Girls by Isabella Morden-Wheeldon
Curvy Girls is a global network of peer-led support groups for girls up to age 18 suffering from scoliosis. For those unfamiliar with the condition, scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine that tends to occur in girls during adolescence.
People's Choice Award : Girlfriend 25 and under
Curvy Girls of Sydney, Bethany, nominated to 25 and under. We opened up the floor to you guys to nominate the amazing women in your lives, and you definitely came through!