tHe BiZaRrE wOrLd oF sCoLiOsIs
People have different ways of coping or embracing their scoliosis. While some may focus on camouflaging their spinal curvatures, others choose to put theirs on display. There appears to be a trend of individuals with scoliosis getting tattooed to celebrate their unique physique or commemorate a challenging experience they suffered as a result of it.
Just do a Google image search and you will see hundreds of scoliosis tattoos that link to each individual’s story. Here are some beautiful and… unusual… examples of scoliosis tattoos.
The simplest examples involve inspirational text. Many of which include the phrase “bent not broken” as it appears to be the unofficial slogan of scoliosis. "Turn your scars into stars"
Some people get tattoos to cover up their scoliosis scars.
Some scoliosis tattoos are even more detailed and elaborate. You can imagine they took hours to complete and possibly more than one sitting.
Some of the tattoos depicting the person’s actual scoliosis are SO detailed that it can be difficult to even look at!
Regardless of the size, style or detail, these tattoos mean something to the people who took the time and pain necessary to get them.