Mothers play a vital role in the life of their children, but what is a mother to do when she can’t take away her own child’s pain and discomfort caused by wearing a back brace? For one Mid-Michigan mother, nothing short than developing an undergarment bodysuit for her child who was born with scoliosis!
In early 2008, Tina Beauvais’ then six-year old daughter was diagnosed with a 25 degree curvature of her spine from the effects of scoliosis and in just a few short months her daughter’s curve increased to 45 degrees and required the full-time use of a Spinecor brace. The brace was bulky, uncomfortable, and chaffed her daughter’s delicate skin. It also made it impossible for the young girl to go the restroom without assistance.
“I knew with my engineering/manufacturing background there must be something I can do for her and others who have to wear similar braces,” said Beauvais. Shortly after, she developed her first undergarment bodysuit for protect girls. When... Read More