Today I got a new scoliosis 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...
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...
Wearing a brace may be painful and especially uncomfortable when you first begin wearing it….
Some may ask what to expect the first time wearing a scoliosis brace….
How do you deal with the hot weather during summer with your brace on?
When were you first diagnosed? When did you start wearing a brace and what was it like? What’s your story?
What types of clothes have you found that work really well with your brace?
Physically, the brace can be taxing. Here are a few tips that may help your body adjust, or help you avoid unnecessary pains.
Be confident and proud- the mental battle is the most important part.
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!
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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