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Nation NowA whale with severe scoliosis obviously can't swim properly. So SeaWorld Orlando, together with local experts, teamed up to create a brace for a pilot whale with severe curvature of the spine, or scoliosis....
The Fabulous ForumIt was a par putt that won it, a curving 11-footer needed by Stacy Lewis after her drive on the par-three 17th hole landed in the bunker. Lewis measured the putt with no expression on her face. "It's gonna die......
Eastern ConnecticutJune Hyjek, Scoliosis patient and Wellness Coach, demonstrates how you can use a mind/body approach to handle the pains and complications of scoliosis with her new book, "Unexpected Grace: A Discovery of Healing through Surrender." Approximately 7...
Anything's possible. That's the message Rachel Guffy has for anyone who may be going through a tough time in their lives. Guffy, a senior at Central Catholic, encountered her share of tough times over the past eight years. But there she was on...
Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms. Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Add one more victory to Stacy Lewis’ breakout season, though it won’t count toward her LPGA totals. The Palm Beach Gardens pro teamed with Hall of Famer Betsy King to win the ISPS Handa Heroes, which paired current LPGA stars with those of...
Tags: Sports, Betsy King, Social Issues, Golf, LPGA
WGN NewsIt's not something schools test for any longer. And straightening out the problem can be tricky. A simple screening you can do at home may help. Meghan Falconer, scoliosis patient: "I love swimming. I've been doing it since I was four." In the water she...
Tags: Sports, Swimming, Spine, Orthopedic Surgery
Palm Beach Gardens resident Stacy Lewis is the No. 2 ranked women's golfer in the world. Since her LPGA debut in 2009, she's won three tournaments, including two this year. Lewis, 27, was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 11 and, seven years later, had...
Stacy Lewis is the top-ranked American in women's golf. She leads the LPGA Tour Player of the Year standings and has won twice this season. She owes her ascension, in large measure, to scoliosis. "I wouldn't be where I am, at this level, if I hadn't...
Tags: Sports, Golf, LPGA Tour, Kraft Foods Group, Inc., LPGA
email@example.comRebecca “Becky” Snyder might have had cognitive and physical disabilities, but she lived life to the fullest, choosing a positive attitude and a life filled with human connections. “She was never, ever self-conscious in the wheelchair...
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