Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Top Model With Scoliosis Making A Difference

Models seem to be flawless in every way, right?! Whether they have perfectly toned bodies or naturally gorgeous faces, it's like they have it all!
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And Martha Hunt, one of the new Victoria's Secret Angels and bosom buddy of Taylor Swift, is one of them. But she has a not-so-secret secret: She struggles with Scoliosis, a curvature of the spine that can often be very painful. But Hunt doesn't let her diagnosis affect her or her career the way it could. In fact, she makes exercise a top priority to stave off the pain.
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📚📚Scoliosis is a lateral (toward the side) curvature in the normally straight vertical line of the spine.
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There are many types and causes of scoliosis, including:
👉🏽Congenital scoliosis
👉🏽Neuromuscular scoliosis. 👉🏽Degenerative scoliosis. 👉🏽Idiopathic scoliosis.
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Treatments for scoliosis include:
🏨Braces- The purpose of bracing is to halt progression of the curve. It may provide a temporary correction, but usually the curve will assume its original magnitude when bracing is eliminated. 🏨Surgery- Scoliosis surgery usually involves joining the vertebrae together permanently-- called spinal fusion.


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