I’m back in the pool after wonder care for spinal condition

12:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

TEENAGER Orla Spittle thought her dreams of swimming competitively were over when she was told she had a serious spinal condition.

But Orla, 14, managed to avoid life-changing, corrective surgery, thanks to alternative treatment.

Now she wants to raise awareness of the different treatments available.

Orla, of Wakefield Close, Colchester, was diagnosed with scoliosis, a severe curve to the spine, at 13.

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