Living and Persevering with Scoliosis: Alayne’s Story

Scoliosis recovery is not an easy journey. In fact, it may follow one throughout life, as it has professional dancer Alayne Wadsworth. In this conversation with Alayne, we spoke with her about growing up with Scoliosis.

Alayne shares her story of wearing a brace for 5 years of her life and dancing through it all. Though doctors told her she would not dance, she persevered and has been able to compete and train in top competitions, television shows and more. Her story and resilience are truly inspiring.

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Though life has been difficult, Alayne has persevered with love and light. She is a National Spine Health Foundation Ambassador and does an incredible job serving other women with Scoliosis with her message. You will be touched and motivated by her powerful words and the story she tells about her Scoliosis recovery journey. You can watch our first interview with Alayne here.

Get to Know Our Spinal Champions

A Spinal Champion is a person who has achieved an improved quality of life through spinal health care! You can hear the stories of many Spinal Champions on our “Get Back To It” podcast and on our blog. If you have a story of recovery, consider submitting it!

A few questions to ask yourself if you think you may be a Spinal Champion:

  • Have you experienced back or neck pain for a significant period of time?
  • Did your symptoms force you to seek treatment? 
  • Did you receive successful treatment that allowed you to overcome pain or get back to your life? 
  • Are you interested in providing advice and encouragement for others with your story?

Learn more about the Spinal Champion program here.