Starting to slouch? It may be a sign your spine"s crumbling

Starting to slouch It may be a sign your spine's crumbling Ian Headrick is now three inches taller, having 'grown' from 5ft 8in to 5ft 11in One of Ian Headrick’s most distinctive childhood memories is constantly being told by his parents not to slouch.

Walking tall, the girl who grew 4in after surgery to cure curved spine

Walking tall, the girl who grew 4in after surgery to cure curved spineLaura's brother first noticed there was a problem with her back during a family holiday in April 2008 When Laura Fitzwalter’s brother noticed one of her shoulder blades was more pronounced than the other, her parents were concerned but not worried. After all, the then 13-year-old seemed to be in perfect health and had never complained of any pain. But the schoolgirl and her family were left stunned after an X-ray revealed that she was suffering from one of the worst cases of curvature of the spine – scoliosis – doctors had ever seen