Showing posts from February, 2017

How to detect scoliosis

Hello everyone,

Today I wanted to do a blog post on how to look for the top 10 main signs of scoliosis.
It can be very hard to detect scoliosis, especially if someone has an 'S' shaped curve, this is because the curve can be counter balanced, whereas a 'C' shaped curve can sometimes be more easily noticed  as it doesn't have a counteracting curve.

Here are some signs to look for:

1) Back Pain

 For most scoliosis patients, back pain doesn't occur too often, however in some severe cases back pain can be present. Back pain is quite an obvious tell tale sign in which you can personally notice, if you do experience back pain, it's well worth the visit to the doctors even if it isn't scoliosis they could be another underlying condition or disease.

2) Adnormal Curvature of the Spine

The primary tell tale sign is the development of an adnormal curvature within the spine. This transition is usually a very…

Scar Treatment After Scoliosis Surgery

Hi guys,

Today I wanted to talk to you all about some tips and products you could use on your scar after scoliosis spinal fusion.
I thought I would do this blog post in order to help those who have either had the surgery or are preparing for the surgery and would like to find out some extra information on scar care and treatment.

I'm going to start this blog post by giving out a warning to all those who may have just had surgery, do not and I repeat do not put anything on your scar until you have spoken to your surgeon first, this is because if the scar has not healed and you apply creams or oils on to it, it can cause infection within the wound.

After my surgery, I wasn't told that I needed to apply anything to my scar and it is not compulsory to do so, however applying a cream around the scar tissue can help to make the skin more supple.
Whereas using something such as bio-oil, could help to reduce the appearance of the scar.

In the long run, it's initially up to you as…

I'm oficially 8 months post op scoliosis surgery !!!

Hi guys,

Today I wanted to write a blog  post in celebration of being 8months post op !!

Honestly, I still cannot believe it was 8 months ago since my surgery, it feels like it was just yesterday, that I was laying in a hospital bed struggling to do the things such as walking and siting up. These are things I do on a daily basis and take for granted, but when you are suddenly unable to do them,  even if it is just temporary, really makes you realises just how lucky you are.

I have come so far since my operation, and although recovery was hard and long it was well worth it.
I feel very proud of myself for how far I've come, but I honestly couldn't of done it without the amazing support I received from Sheffield children's hospital, and of course my family and friends.

I can safely say, 2 titanium rods and 15 bolts later that although spinal fusion was probably the scariest thing I've ever had to do, I woul…

Makeup revolution vivid baked highlighter- review

Hi guys,

Today I thought I would do a review on a product I've currently been loving. I'd heard a lot of good things about the makeup revolution vivid baked highlighter and so I decided that I would give it a try considering its an affordable price, I really wasn't expecting too much If I'm totally honest, however this highlighter is amazing, its super pigmented and looks flawless on the skin. for the price, I really cant fault it.

This highlighter is available in Superdrug for only £3!  you can purchase yours: Here
I have mine in the shade peach lights, this shade as stated within the name, has a pinkie- peachy glow to it and is perfect for fair skinned girls like myself, however it would look amazing on all skin tones and is very universal.

So far, I've found zero fallout and it blends beautifully into the skin and doesn't leave a horrible white cast like some others I've tried. I also rea…