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Muscle Soreness After Exercise: When Do You Need Doctor Intervention?

Ah, January! The month when more gym memberships sell than any other. January is the start of a new year and the chance for a new outlook on being healthy and exercising more. While buying a gym membership is admirable, it does also cause problems if you go too hard, too fast. After working out it is natural to feel some soreness in your muscles since they have not been worked strenuously for a while, but when does muscle pain cross the line to become something you need to discuss with a doctor?

Understanding and improving diastasis recti

After pregnancy, a lot of women notice that their abdomen just doesn't seem right. They may not have the same strength or may notice everything seems to be sticking out a bit more than they remember.  The reason is often diastasis recti, a common condition which physiotherapy can greatly improve. What is diastasis recti? Diastasis recti is a term that means your outermost abdominal muscles have separated.  These muscles are called your rectus abdominis and are the muscles that form that six pack so many people are after.

4 Times You Might Need to Have Work Carried Out by a Vascular Surgeon

Vascular surgeons provide care for a wide variety of scenarios, and unfortunately, most people will be referred to one when in the emergency room. However, if you have been referred to a vascular surgeon, you may be curious about what it is they do, why you have been referred and what to expect. The vascular system is the collection of arteries and veins which run around your body, controlling your circulation and transporting vital oxygen and blood to your limbs.

How An Eyebrow Lift Can Help Make Your Face More Youthful And Feminine

There are plenty of ways makeup can make you feel more feminine, but cosmetics can only enhance so much due to limitations created by your natural features. If you are someone who has struggled to make your eyes look more 'wow' because you have full, droopy eyelids, you may have reached a stage of your life where you are wondering if a cosmetic procedure would eradicate the issue you have. An eyebrow lift is a perfect way to make your eyes look a lot more feminine and youthful, so it is time to learn more about this procedure.

Attending a Physiotherapy Clinic to Reduce Your Falls Risk

With more than one in three people over the age of 65 experiencing a fall in Australia each year, your falls risk is a worrying issue that could affect your quality of life. Depending on your underlying conditions and where you live, encountering a fall can change your ability to mobilise at home, resulting in a loss of confidence. By attending a physiotherapy clinic, you can reduce the risks that accompany having a fall.

The Melanoma Australians Don't Know About

Australia has the highest melanoma rate in the world. Most Australians know at least a little about melanoma. It's a potentially deadly skin cancer which is linked to sun exposure. A melanoma develops in the skin cells which produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin colour. It arises in moles, and as the cancer grows the appearance of the mole changes. When looking for melanoma, a dermatologist or general practitioner will look for a mole which has grown, changed appearance or colour, is an irregular shape and is larger than 6mm.

Why Consider Laser Whitening Instead of Using Bleaching Trays?

Everyone wants their teeth to stay looking white and healthy, but everything from lifestyle choices to environmental factors to simple genetics can result in staining and discolouration. As such, there are plenty of treatment options. The most common treatment is bleaching, which involves applying bleaching gel to custom-fit trays and then putting those trays over your teeth for extended periods, usually as you sleep. However, you can also go for laser whitening, and here are just a few reasons why you should.