Belle’s Story

Belle was eleven when she was diagnosed with scoliosis. Her parents took her to their family doctor after noticing Belle’s body was, they thought, a little asymmetrical.   Despite her early diagnosis, support from her family, and regular visits to B.C. Children’s Hospital, Belle didn’t understand what scoliosis truly was until approaching adulthood. Navigating an…

2023 Letter To Stakeholders

Level Up: /ˈlev(ə)l/ /UHp/: to advance to the next level of development — In The ScoliClinic’s 7th year, we focused on ‘levelling up’ in many ways. In the fall, our leadership team reached a crossroads of decisions: what’s our next move? Last year we focused on refining of some major processes within the company. Now,…

Judy’s Story

When Judy’s sister used to sew dresses for her, she’d tell her to stand up straight. “I would wonder why she would say that,” says Judy, “because I would say to her, I am standing straight.”    Unaware of her scoliosis, Judy found this instruction hurtful and confusing. Standing “straight” seemed to come naturally to…

2022 Letter To Stakeholders

Refine /rəˈfīn/: to improve by making small changes over time; in particular make an idea, theory, or method more subtle and accurate This Oxford definition accurately summarizes The ScoliClinic’s 6th year of business. At this point last year, the dramatic shake-ups that rocked our once-familiar structures in the first year of the pandemic had (generally)…

RMT Amy’s 2 Favourite Scoliosis Massage Techniques

Meet RMT Amy Morey, who is a full-time Registered Massage Therapist at our Vancouver location. In this article, she shares some of the manual therapy techniques that she finds helpful for her clients with scoliosis. She’s also works as a Teaching Assistant at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, and is the Inclusion & Diversity Advisor…

RMT Niki’s 2 Favourite Scoliosis Massage Techniques

Meet another one of our Registered Massage Therapist at The ScoliClinic, RMT Niki Jung! In this article, she shares some of the manual therapy techniques that she finds helpful for her clients with scoliosis. RMT Niki works in our Vancouver location. She’s also a Clinical Instructor at Langara College’s Registered Massage Therapy program. Here, Niki…

RMT Kaelin’s 2 Favourite Scoliosis Massage Techniques

We’re featuring another Registered Massage Therapist at The ScoliClinic, and sharing some of the manual therapy techniques that she finds helpful for her clients with scoliosis. RMT Kaelin Bériault works in our Vancouver location and is also contributing to the Research division of our company by facilitating discussions on research-informed practice. Here, Kaelin shares two…