Health Medical

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.

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.

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.