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#scoliosis

How Princess Eugenie incorporated a body positive message into her wedding dress

Why she chose her dress (and ditched the veil).

From TheJournal.ie More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis Action Plan

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis

The Children’s Hospital Group says the progress made for these children needs to be continued.

From TheJournal.ie 'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long Delays

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's largest Santa cycle takes place today Sanata CYcle

Ireland's largest Santa cycle takes place today

The Santas will raise money for children with scoliosis.

From TheJournal.ie Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry' Straight2swimming

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

From TheJournal.ie 'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation Spinal Curve

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back' Scoliosis

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

From TheJournal.ie 'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed' Scoliosis This post contains videos

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today Megan Halvey-ryan This post contains videos

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

From TheJournal.ie 'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair' Scoliosis

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN

Megan Halvey-Ryan was due to have surgery at Our Ladies in Crumlin next week

From TheJournal.ie We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped? Waiting Lists

We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?

Health Minister Simon Harris says the hew HSE action plan will review if the screening programme can be re-introduced.

From TheJournal.ie 'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain' Waiting Lists

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: 'In all our years attending Temple Street, I have never before seen so many sick children and parents' Living On The List

Tom Clonan: 'In all our years attending Temple Street, I have never before seen so many sick children and parents'

There has been a steady, inexorable decline in Ireland’s health service over the past fifteen years, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie 'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years' Scoliosis

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act' Scoliosis

'I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act'

Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.

From TheJournal.ie "Waiting times are not acceptable": Minister insists every effort being made to help children with scoliosis Spinal Disease

"Waiting times are not acceptable": Minister insists every effort being made to help children with scoliosis

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher urged action on the issue, saying this situation “cannot continue”

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen Spinal Curve

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

From TheJournal.ie 'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis The Long Wait

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis

Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.

From TheJournal.ie 'Can you imagine what it’s like to have scoliosis, Tánaiste?' Waiting Lists

'Can you imagine what it’s like to have scoliosis, Tánaiste?'

Mary Lou McDonald and Joan Burton had a heated exchange in the Dáil.