All posts from UNYQERS category

How I Learned to Embrace the Brace

UNYQERS  |  July 9, 2018

Hi, my name is Sofia, I am fourteen, and I am a UNYQ pioneer.   I have been diagnosed with …

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Straight Up with a Beautiful Smile

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  April 16, 2018

Twelve-year-old Macy is a typical, active young teen. She plays soccer, enjoys swimming in the summertime, likes Math and Language …

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When Dance and Scoliosis Collide

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  April 9, 2018

There are many things that dance does for a young person. It teaches grace, discipline, posture and presence. In the …

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Let difficulties make us better, not bitter

UNYQERS  |  March 30, 2018

Some say a smile is the most universally understood emotion, regardless of the language spoken. For UNYQers, there is another …

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All the Right Curves, All the Right Angles

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  March 24, 2018

The team at Scoliosis and Spine Associates (SSA) in New York City knows a thing or two about curves and …

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From Stigma to Style: Empowering Girls at UNYQ Align Getaway

Events, Fashion, UNYQERS  |  October 12, 2017

Ask any teenage girl, or any grown woman for that matter, about a time when they felt like they didn’t …

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Channeling Your Super Human Strength and Spirit

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  July 24, 2017

As a licensed, professional counselor, Wells Petras knows a thing or two about helping others cope. He’s worked with all …

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Living A Confident Life

UNYQERS  |  June 23, 2017

“Ma’am,” a handsome college kid chased me down to say.  “I have no idea what you’ve been through or how …

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When Scoliosis Runs in the Family

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  June 13, 2017

In honor of June being National Scoliosis Awareness Month, we decided to share Grace’s story: Grace’s grandmother fought back tears …

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A Cool Man Takes the Stage

Fashion, UNYQERS  |  May 15, 2017

Back in 1969, the year Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and the Boeing 747 jumbo jet made its debut, …

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