How a Chiropractor Can Help You Repair a Herniated Disk Injury
11 November 2018
A herniated disk is one of the most common problems with the spinal cord. It is the bulging of a disc out of the normal radius of the spine. Many patients never realise they have a herniated disk until it presses on a nerve, resulting in pain and discomfort. If the disk presses on a sciatic nerve, the pain can be excruciating and lead to loss of movement of the feet.
Why Should You to Keep One of Your Child's Asthma Inhalers at School?
30 September 2018
If your child knows how and when to use their inhaler if they have an asthma attack, then your GP may have agreed that your child is now old enough to carry their own inhaler with them.
While you may be confident that your child can treat their own asthma problems and is sensible enough to keep the inhaler safe and handy, your GP may tell you that you also need to give a spare inhaler to your school.
Taking Care in the Sun When You Have Skin Cancer
30 August 2018
Skin cancer is one of the more survivable forms of cancer, but it's still a scary thing to go through. If you've recently been diagnosed with it, you'll already be getting advice from your doctor on how to deal with the condition, and you may have started whatever treatment you've been recommended.
Chances are, you've also developed a bit of an aversion to the sun. As the sun is usually what causes skin cancer, and it can make things worse if you already have it, people often become overcautious and try to avoid sunlight after a diagnosis.
Finding Your Perfect General Practitioner Job
3 July 2018
As a general practitioner, your job can vary a significant amount depending on where you're based. With the GP role covering such a large area and one health centre varying so much from the next, there's plenty of room for differences to arise.
When you're looking for a new position, or perhaps your first permanent one, this can make the decision a difficult one, especially if you've already been offered more than one job.