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Jessica Ashwood Scoliosis

Jessica Ashwood – Australian Olympic Swimmer Jessica Ashwood currently holds the Australian record for both the 400m and 800m freestyle. Jessica was diagnosed in her early teens with a severe S-shaped scoliosis. She has forgone both scoliosis surgery and scoliosis

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Lamar Gant Scoliosis

Lamar Gant – World Record Powerlifter   There’s a common misconception that scoliosis is caused by weakness. That if the person merely worked out or strengthened this “weaker” side of the body their scoliosis would disappear. This is simply not

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Stacy Lewis Scoliosis

Stacy Lewis – # 1 Women’s Golf Stacy Lewis is an American professional golfer on the U.S. LPGA Tour who also suffers from scoliosis. Stacy’s scoliosis was discovered when she was 11 during a school screening exam. When she bent

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Usain Bolt Scoliosis

Usain Bolt – Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 meters, the 200 meters and the

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Maritza Correia Scoliosis

Maritza Correia  American Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Maritza Correia  was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 7, her doctor urged her to take swim lessons or gymnastics as her course of treatment. Since Maritza lived in Puerto Rico with

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