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Louise Laurie
Attends Manchester Metropolitan University
Lives in Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 #SpinalFusionProblems
Don't get me wrong, I'm 100% glad that I had scoliosis surgery and now, six years on, I'm definitely better off than I was before. However, if you've had scoliosis surgery (and have a long fusion like me) you may be able to identify with some of these 5 fru...
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ISAD, Saturday 25th June, 2016 #scoliosisgotyourback
Saturday 25th June marks International Scoliosis Awareness Day (ISAD)! To help raise awareness of scoliosis, the Scoliosis Association UK are running a very special campaign this year called " Got Your Back " - you can support the campaign in various exciti...
Saturday 25th June marks International Scoliosis Awareness Day (ISAD)! To help raise awareness of scoliosis, the Scoliosis Association UK are running a very special campaign this year called "Got Your Back" - you can support ...
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Scoliosis and Bras - Survey :)
Image by Martijn van Exel I don't know about you, but I have always had a love/hate relationship with bras. Before my scoliosis surgery, I found that bra straps used to dig into my rib hump side, causing discomfort and pain, as well as the damn strap always...
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Happy New Year...and thank you!
I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has emailed me and messaged me kind words about my blog this year, there's been so many lovely emails and I feel overwhelmed. It is really appreciated and it makes me feel so happy that people are actually...
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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 ...
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#ShineWalk for Cancer Research
On Saturday 27th September, I walked a full marathon (over night) along with 17,000 others to raise money for Cancer Research. Overall it was 26.2 miles and I walked for 10 hours straight from 9pm - 7am! It was the first time I'd ever done the Shine Walk an...
Hi :) I'm Louise, I'm 27 and had scoliosis surgery In 2010. This blog provides an honest account of what I went through and how I now cope post scoliosis surgery. It's a work in progress but hopefully will provide help, advice and information on how a 20 something girl lives life with scoliosis.
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Update on me: shoulder issues
Hello :) I thought I'd write a post to update what is going on with my back right now - I can't believe I'm nearly 6 years post opp (eeeek!) So last year I started running, which I never thought I'd be able to do following scoliosis surgery. At one stage, I...
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Scoliosis Infographic: Facts about scoliosis
I thought I'd share this useful infographic with you, which highlights some some helpful facts and statistics on scoliosis. I found it really interesting as I have myself have Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.  Hope this helps.  Louise :) X
I thought I'd share this useful infographic with you, which highlights some some helpful facts and statistics on scoliosis. I found it really interesting as I have myself have Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Hope this helps...
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5 things I do because of my scoliosis...
1. I constantly look at my back When I'm at the gym, or walk past a shop window or mirror, I just can't resist sneaking a look at my back. Sometimes, I swear people think I'm checking myself out. I'm not, I'm just looking at my back. I can't help it. Post s...
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Hi Denise - of course you can ask me some questions :) Please feel free to email me helpformyscoliosis@hotmail.co.uk x
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5 years post op
So I can't believe that this week it is five whole years since my scoliosis surgery.  It got me thinking about how far I've come since my surgery five years ago and if you are currently facing the prospect of surgery, or you are in the early stages of recov...
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Thanks. I'm happy for you. In my case, I don't think I can have the luxury of undergoing surgery without sacrificing other things like losing my job, etc.
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Race for Life!
This weekend I did something I thought would never be possible following my scoliosis surgery. I ran 10K (!) for Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research UK.  I'm not going to lie, the training was hard. Especially as I only signed up 5 weeks before...
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Happy New Year - 2014!
A bit late now I guess but Happy New Year!  I wanted to write a bit of an update on me and how my back is doing now I'm 3 1/2 years post op.  Flexibility wise my back is the best it's been since surgery and bending to pick things up off the floor, rolling o...
A bit late now I guess but Happy New Year! I wanted to write a bit of an update on me and how my back is doing now I'm 3 1/2 years post op. Flexibility wise my back is the best it's been since surgery and bending to pick things up off the floor, rolling over in bed and things like that no longer ...
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