Tips for Getting Through Your Pre-Employment Medical Screening

Health & Medical Blog

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

What to Do If You Find That Flossing Is Simply Too Hard

Dentist Blog

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

Three Problems Eyelid Surgery WON'T Fix

Health & Medical Blog

Eyelid surgery, known medically as a blepharoplasty procedure, can be life changing for many men and women. As well as improving the cosmetic appearance of the eye, it can also restore obstructed vision and improve quality of life. However, it's important to understand that eyelid surgery isn't a cure-all for every aesthetic eye problem. If you're considering blepharoplasty, it's important to have realistic expectations before you go through with the treatment.

10 March 2017

Why You Should Replace Missing Back Teeth

Health & Medical Blog

When you have missing teeth in the back of your mouth, it often seems like it isn't a big deal to replace them. However, whether or not you can actually see the missing teeth is not the only thing to consider when deciding if you should replace the teeth. In fact, all teeth that are broken or pulled or that fall out should be replaced eventually. Here are some reasons why you should talk to your dentist about replacing your missing back teeth.

20 January 2017

How a Chiropractor Helps Beat Knee Pain


Did you know that a chiropractor can treat much more than just back pain? Chiropractors also work with the rest of your skeletal system, such as the knees and ankles. If you are experiencing pain in your knee and you wish to avoid pain medication or surgery, visiting a chiropractor could be a great alternative. Below is a brief guide to what a chiropractor can do for a person suffering from knee pain.

21 June 2016

Advantages and disadvantages of robot assisted minimally invasive surgery

Health & Medical Blog

If you are going to undergo surgery that will use fibre optic equipment that enters your body through a few small incisions, you may find that the surgeon will make use of robotic surgical equipment. This type of surgery has advantages for your doctor and for you, the patient. As with any procedure, there is also a flip side: robotic surgery has some disadvantages. Understanding robotic surgery Robotic surgery is the name given to a surgical procedure that is minimally invasive and during which the surgeon uses robot-controlled equipment to perform the procedure.

25 May 2016

Why Knowing What Makes You Sick is Good

Health & Medical Blog

There have been many discussions on Medicare and more specifically the benefits of bulk billing. The issues arising include complaints that bulk billing is not as profitable as patients covering their own consultation and administration fees; however, bulk billing seems to serve another less known purpose. It has significant benefits to pathology. Pathology has to do with studying diseases — their nature, development, causes and effects. In other words, pathology deals with knowing what makes you sneeze or cough or fall ill in general.

20 May 2016