Emina Sandal says that her scoliosis was noticed when she was 24 years old
The famous singer, Emina Sandal took part in the 5th “June, The Month of Scoliosis Awareness” event which was organized this year.
On 10th of June, 2017, Emina Sandal attended the opening ceremony of an exhibition with the theme “Scoliosis Flowers” which included 15 pieces of artwork from the marbling artist Ilker Selimler and took place in the Spine Health Center of Acıbadem Maslak Hospital. During the opening ceremony she said, “This is a very nice exhibition. I feel incredibly happy and excited for attending to the opening ceremony of this exhibition. I came here to create awareness because I have also suffered from scoliosis”. She also took the opportunity to gather some detailed information about scoliosis from the orthopedics and traumatology specialist, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Alanay from the Spine Health Center of Acıbadem Maslak Hospital. She added, “I strictly follow my children. I brought them to the doctor. The children should be regularly brought to doctor like their eye controls and other health examinations.”.
Emina Sandal thinks that the parents should be very careful about scoliosis and she also said, “It is very important to get the children checked between 12-14 years of age to be able to benefit from an early diagnosis. I strictly follow my children. I also brought them to doctor. The children should be regularly brought to doctor like their eye controls and other health examinations
Telling how her scoliosis was noticed, Emina Sandal continued with the following words: “When I was 24 years old, I realized that my left shoulder was a little bit lower than my right shoulder. I was also having pains from time to time. I do a lot of exercises. Sport is very important for me. I just visited a doctor because I was curious about all these things. They told me “we have no remedy for this because you are so late”. Stating that scoliosis is not a disease, but a condition, Emina Sandal adds “The parent should definitely follow their children very strictly to be able to have an early diagnosis”.
Having her scoliosis not noticed although her parents were doctors said, “Now I have no problems related to scoliosis. I also found out that I will not have any problems in the future because I have a mild scoliosis and I do a lot of exercises”.