1ST, The UNYQ Align a personalised, fashionable and breathable’ back brace produced by UNYQ (Seattle and Seville). It’s intended for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). We like all the features of this as young girls with scoliosis need to look good whilst they have to wear a brace for long periods. The brace is lighter and…

Having stunned the world, and Hitler, by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens returned to America and found himself locked out due to the colour of his skin. Part of the racial discrimination he was on the receiving end of meant that, even when he attended events that were being…

In the lead up to the 2016 Paralympics we’re re-visiting the inspirational and moving stories we published about the 2012 athletes. ‘Inspirational’ is over-used and frequently a cliché for anyone with a disability but these stories are that and more – they sent shivers of pride throughout the BBS team!! Last week we heard from…

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