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New Scoliosis Brace

Today I got a new scoliosisĀ brace- my fourth to date. I'm fortunate to have a rather low-profile back scoliosis brace (my third one) and in some ways, my fourth is more so. It hugs closer to my body and sticks out less because of it. However, my fourth is bulkier in...

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The Trouble with Plain White Tees

To non-brace-wearers, plain white tees seem to be a staple article of clothing in one's wardrobe. They're cute, versatile, and simple. They can be dressed up or dressed down. They are, put simply, quite the necessity. However, if your experience has been anything like...

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Discomfort & Pain

Physically, the brace can be taxing. Here are a few tips that may help your body adjust, or help you avoid unnecessary pains.

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Be confident and proud- the mental battle is the most important part.

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Clothes & Shopping

Shopping for the right clothes to conceal your brace and keep you comfortable and confident can be the hardest part about having a back brace. Hopefully these tips can help you find clothes that fit your style and your brace!

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What is Scoliosis

Scoliosis (sko-lee-O-sis) is a disorder in which there is a sideways curve of the spine, or backbone. Curves are often S-shaped or C-shaped. In most people, there is no known cause for this curve. This is known as idiopathic (id-ee-o-PATH-ik) scoliosis.

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1 Comment

  1. Cori

    I got my brace about 4 months ago, and although things were difficult in the beginning, it’s become a lot easier. But now that it is summer, I am experiencing more discomfort with the brace. I am currently participating in a musical theater program and, during rehearsals, while I am onstage, I get hot easily and I am very uncomfortable. If someone has any ideas, that would be awesome.šŸ˜Š


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