Scoliosis

Joseph is "Back in the Game"

March 19th, 2015|

Back Story:
In early September of 2012, while training with my ice dancing partner for a national competition, I had a very hard fall, resulting in two broken ribs on my left side.  Having broken bones while training at least seven times before, I didn’t think too much about it and continued our training.  A few […]

Susan Living Pain Free

March 14th, 2015|

Back Story:
Ten years ago, I was skiing off trail on a very steep terrain when I hit ice, which sent me tumbling backwards down the mountain and eventually hitting a small tree.  I was airlifted off the mountain and treated for injuries to my chest and a concussion. When I returned home from my ski […]

Joseph’s Bright Future

January 25th, 2015|

Back Story:
In my high school freshman year, back pain became increasingly debilitating for me.  As I was growing taller, the plainly evident scoliosis (curvature), spondylolisthesis (misalignment), spondylolysis (stress fracture), stenosis (narrowing around the nerves), and other findings on numerous X-rays, CTs, and MRIs began to cause pain that increasingly took over my life.  I was interested […]

Mary Lou’s Story

March 1st, 2014|

Back Story:
When you are 73 years old, most people have some aches and pain primarily from arthritis as I did, but nothing dramatic.  I have always been an extremely active person and have participated in some sort of formal exercise for the past 40 years (before that, chasing five children kept me in shape).  My belief […]