Celebrated annually on 11 October, International Day of the Girl Child is a globally-recognised date that marks the achievements of young women all over the world and promotes female empowerment while also highlighting the challenges that girls face.
Scoliosis in Girls
There are many different types of scoliosis, but overall, the condition is significantly more common in females than it is males. This is particularly true of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
According to the Scoliosis Association (UK), roughly 5 out of 6 AIS patients are female – that’s over 80% of recorded cases.
Scoliosis Women Worldwide
While scoliosis does affect a disproportionate number of females in relation to men, women globally have managed to overcome their spinal curves and live healthy, normal lives. We know because we’ve seen it first-hand!
Women from all over the world have come to the Scoliosis SOS Clinic to benefit from our non-invasive treatment methods.
Take mother and daughter Pia and Lova, who travelled all the way from Sweden to our clinic in London, UK. Despite a 33-year age gap, both Pia (47) and Lova (14) both returned to Sweden with dramatic improvements, proving that you can always improve your quality of life, regardless of age.
Active Women Worldwide
Our non-surgical treatment courses haven’t just helped our female patients to live more comfortably. We’ve also helped women across the UK to hang onto their sporting passions and live a more active lifestyle.
From footballers and rugby players to jockeys and kickboxers, Scoliosis SOS has helped all sorts of young sportswomen to overcome their condition and stay active.
Live a Better Life
But you don’t need to be an athlete to feel the benefits of our ScolioGold treatment programme. Many girls and women have come through our doors simply looking to better their health and improve their quality of life.
Sara Capacchione came to our clinic when she was 9 years old. Her older brother had already been diagnosed with scoliosis, and when Sara’s spine started to develop a curve, her family were keen to nip it in the bud. Here’s her story:
By actively battling back against the negative effects of scoliosis, young women across the world have been able to live their best lives in spite of their spinal curvatures.
If you’d like to find out more about ScolioGold treatment, please call the Scoliosis SOS Clinic on 0207 488 4428.
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