| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Anywhere from 2% to 4% of children suffer from Scoliosis. The condition usually develops during the adolescent growth spurt and causes a curve of the spine to one direction or the other. Symptoms are not usually easy to recognize and are often caught...
| Sep 14, 2012
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2011
For many aching backs, getting a professional massage is an infrequent luxury, leaving relief from muscle kinks and tension to the generous, if unreliable, hands of loved ones.
And so, barring such kindness, as one often must, we can knead our own...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A 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....
| Apr 3, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It 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......
| May 19, 2010
Doctors at Rady Children's Hospital unveils one of the first pediatric 3-D imaging system in the nation. It's called EOS, an ultra-low dose imaging system for patients such as 10 year old Camilla Zanetti who suffers from scoliosis. The scanner can also...
| Nov 19, 2010
A Lancaster County doctor is offering a unique way to treat the disease. It might look like a torture device but it's changing the life of a young girl.
12 -year -old Sydney Groves spends 18 hours a week in ballet class, but she almost lost her ability...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:10 PM
She lay motionless at home plate, the shooting pain in her legs having given way to numbness. Then she realized she was crying. "This is so embarrassing," she sobbed.
Standing a few feet away at the fence of their dugout, Taylor Distefano's teammates...
| Aug 3, 2010
15-year old Katy Schmidt is an avid athlete but scoliosis--a crooked spine--threatened to put her in a brace and on the sidelines.
"They told me to lay off core exercises and weights and stuff like that," Katy said.
But that's as bad as the news would...
| Jun 23, 2011
South Florida's Lissette Garcia represented the Sunshine State in the 2011 Miss USA pageant this month. A medical student in addition to a beauty queen, she eats lots of vegetables (and chocolate) and exercises up to six days a week, sometimes twice a...