The majority of skin cancers that are diagnosed and treated early are curable. If you visit your doctor to have your skin checked, there are two things that may be done: Your skin will be examined, and the doctor will determine if the skin changes you are experiencing are as a result of skin cancer. More tests will be done to confirm the diagnosis. Then, the doctor will take a sample from the area to perform a biopsy. [Read More]
How Can a Gynaecologist Help You?
Gynaecologists are doctors who specialise in female reproductive organs. In order to become qualified, they complete at least eight years of education and are registered with a professional organisation. They can handle a variety of issues including obstetrics (pregnancy/childbirth), menstruation problems, fertility problems and sexually transmitted diseases. Women should start visiting a trusted gynaecologist at least once a year starting in their early teen years. In this way, disorders of the female reproductive organs and hormones can be diagnosed early on and treatment can begin. [Read More]
Managing A Sports Injury
The most common sports injuries include bruises, ligament sprains and muscle strains. They are categorised as soft tissue injuries. You may present symptoms such as pain, tenderness, swelling and bleeding. You may also have limited movement or difficulty in carrying out daily tasks. It is crucial that you know what to do and what to avoid immediately once the injury occurs. Immediately After The injury This applies to the minor injuries mentioned above. [Read More]
What to Expect When You Visit a Chiropractor
If you have been having severe back pain for quite some time, you need to see a chiropractor. The pain may be due to muscle or ligament strains, poor posture or other issues such as herniation, cancer or kidney problems, among others. Chiropractors use manual therapy to treat or manage musculoskeletal-related conditions. For this therapy to be effective, it is combined with lifestyle modification, exercise and nutritional advice. Here are some things you can expect to experience with an initial visit to a chiropractor. [Read More]