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Scoliosis, not collision, likely left whale bent, expert says

February 11th, 2011

The distressed humpback whale probably has scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, said David Schofield

Life throws curve balls at everyone

  • Kurt Cobain -lead singer of the band Nirvana

  • Usain Bolt - fastest man in the world

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar - actress best known for her role as Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • Lourdes Ciccone Leon - Madonna’s daughter

  • Brooke Lyons - actress. Appeared on That’s So Raven and Law and Order: LA

  • Yo-Yo Ma - World famous cellist

  • Alexandra Marinescu - Retired Russian gymnast. Olympic Gold medal champion six times over

  • Liza Minnelli - Singer and actress

  • John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) - lead singer for the band, Sex Pistols

  • Kelly Pesticcio - Miss Wales 2007

  • Rebecca Romijn - Actress and model. Best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men films. 

  • Katherine Southard - Miss North Carolina 2008

  • Elizabeth Taylor  - Actress

  • Tutankhamen - Egyptian God

  • Hayley Kiyoko - Singer and Actress. Toured with Justin Beiber in girl group; The Stunners. She was Vilma in the Scooby-Doo movies. . 

November 14, 2011

SeaWorld Orlando is using a custom orthopedic brace to care for once-stranded pilot whale.

Wellington scoliosis sufferer takes up pole-dancing as therapy

May 9th, 2015

Davies' spine has a major curve in the lumbar and a small upper thoracic curve. She is still plagued by bouts of pain, despite surgery for the condition more than 20 years ago. 


The ScoliScore Test is the first and only genetic test proven to give physicians and parents insight into the possible progression of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), thereby reducing the uncertainty of AIS progression, and allowing for a more personalized treatment plan.

Gemima, The Giraffe

Through to 2008

She showed no signs of a neck deformity at birth and was moved to the Santa Barbara Zoo when she was approximately one year old.


Gemina's deformity did not appear until she was three years old. Her neck vertebrae began to jut out from her neck at this age

Inspirational Song Playlist

This playlist was created for the first International Scoliosis Awareness Day

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) - Matt Redman

All Things Possible - Mark Schultz

Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) - Chris Tomlin

By Faith - Keith & Kristyn Getty

By Your Side - Tenth Avenue North

Crown Him (Majesty) - Chris Tomlin ft Kari Jobe

Cry On My Shoulder - Overflow

Forever - Chris Tomlin

God of This City - Chris Tomlin

I Lift My Hands - Chris Tomlin

Hold My Heart - Tenth Avenue North

I Will Rise - Chris Tomlin

Keep Holding On - Glee Cast

Never Once - Matt Redman

Our God - Chris Tomlin

People Like Us - Kelly Clarkson

Skyscraper - Demi Lovato

Sovereign - Chris Tomlin

The Sun Will Rise - Kelly Clarkson

Warrior - Demi Lovato

We Fall Down - Chris Tomlin

What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger) - Kelly Clarkson

Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies) - Chris Tomlin



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