Almost four million Australians have a disability of some kind, ranging from manageable limps and pains all the way through to paraplegics. Every disability deserves to be treated with a serious and loving response from the community, but sometimes it can feel like you are going on this journey all by yourself. While not every disability has an immediate effect on you, there are a few steps you can take to maximise your experiences in life by minimising the impact your disability has on you.
16 January 2019
Vascular ultrasound is a type of test used to image your blood vessels painlessly. It is usually performed to identify any abnormalities or blockages, blood clots and enlargement of arteries. It can also be used to test whether a particular patient is a good candidate for a vascular treatment and to monitor the success of blood vessel graft or bypass procedures. Some of the areas that this test can be done include the neck, aorta, legs and groin area.
4 December 2018
When something is making you think about the health of your skin rather than the way it looks, you may start considering skin checks. As part of your considerations, you may wonder whether you're one of the people who should get a skin check. Ultimately, everyone should ask a professional to check their skin at some stage. Although not everyone will develop skin cancer, in a culture with lots of UV exposure, each person increases their risk annually.
24 October 2018
One part of menopause that many women forget about is the effect your changing hormone levels have on your muscles. The reduction of estrogen in a woman's body leads to an increased risk of osteoporosis. Weight training helps to strengthen both the muscles and the bones in your body, but hitting the gym to undertake weight training exercises puts your body under a new type of stress. As someone who is about to start working out at the gym again, there are a number of reasons why you must make your first physio appointment now.
14 September 2018
Most people experience minor hearing problems from time to time, with a little bit of difficulty making things out or some ringing in the ears being fairly common. Usually, these issues are nothing to worry about, and they're related to a non-threatening illness or exposure to excessive noise. Because it's important to look after your hearing, it's a good idea to know when you have a problem that warrants an appointment with your GP.
26 July 2018
If you're experiencing unexplained problems getting pregnant, the solution may be easier than you think. For a small percentage of women, infertility is caused by a common gynecological problem: uterine fibroids. Thankfully, uterine fibroids can be treated with minimally-invasive surgery, which could solve your infertility. Here's everything you need to know about uterine fibroids if you're trying to conceive. What Are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths onand around your uterus.
19 May 2017
When it comes to chiropractic care, most people assume it is only beneficial for individuals who may be suffering from musculoskeletal problems such as arthritis, joint pain and more. In actuality, chiropractic care provides a host of benefits for all persons, both young and old. Thus, if you are looking for an all-natural way to boost your health, you may want to consider receiving treatment on a regular basis. The following are a few of the key reasons why you should be given routine chiropractic care.
8 May 2017
Also known as rotator cuff disorder, rotator cuff syndrome is one of the commonest causes of shoulder pain. While the extent of pain and stiffness varies according to the injury causing your syndrome, you'll likely want to tackle it as soon as possible to return to a normal range of movement and prevent further injury. In addition to considering pharmacological interventions, you may find that a physiotherapy clinic can aid your recovery.
19 April 2017
Most businesses have taken up the task of offering a pre-employment medical appointment. This is for a number of reasons including insurance qualification and on possible issues that could affect job performance. Even though you know that a pre-employment medical exam may be required for the job, you may not know what information you need to have with you and what to expect. Here are some tips to help you get through your pre-employment medical.
14 March 2017
Have you ever noticed that when you go to a supermarket you will often see row after row of different types of toothpaste and a host of brushes, arranged according to whether they are soft or hard? You may have to hunt for a moment or two to come across any options to help you with your flossing. Yet if you're going to listen to a dentist, all of these tools should have equal prominence, as they're vital if you want to maintain your oral health.
10 March 2017