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Using physiotherapy to manage fibromyalgia

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Using physiotherapy to manage fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a complex cycle of episodic pain and fatigue. Sufferers report all over tenderness and pain, particularly in joints. The mechanisms behind fibromyalgia are not yet fully understood, and there is no cure known yet. Physiotherapy can be a useful way to help manage the pain and discomfort in the mean time. Joint mobilisation Part of the diagnosis criteria for fibromyalgia is all over pain, both in the joints and the soft tissues. Unfortunately, the disorder can create a downward spiral whereby the sufferer moves and exercises less and less due to pain and fatigue, which leads to joint soreness when they do attempt more exercise. Physiotherapists can help to maintain joint movement and flexibility by using joint mobilisation techniques, and they can help the patient to come up with exercises they can attempt outside of the physiotherapy...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting a Physiotherapist

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting a Physiotherapist

A physiotherapist can help with healing after an injury or surgery and can help a patient adjust to conditions that may affect their mobility such as arthritis. If you’re never visited a physiotherapist before, you may wonder about how the visits work since it’s much different than visiting your regular doctor for a checkup. Note some questions that are often asked about physiotherapists and which you’ll want to check with your therapist or clinic before treatment begins. 1. Why is an initial assessment needed? An initial assessment is always needed for physiotherapy because each patient will have a varying degree of mobility after an accident or injury and will heal on their own schedule. A physiotherapist will want to assess your mobility, overall physical strength, and other such factors in order to create a schedule of therapy for you. ...

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When Dental Implant Placement Is Not an Ideal Treatment Option

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When Dental Implant Placement Is Not an Ideal Treatment Option

In years past, when individuals lost teeth as result of accidents or dental disease, they resorted to replacing the lost or missing teeth with removable dentures, also known as false teeth. Nowadays, your cosmetic dentist will likely suggest dental implants. These are simply replacement teeth that are lastingly attached to your jaw. Whereas old-fashioned dentures served as replacements for your natural teeth, dental implants serve as replacement for the root of your teeth. In spite of the popularity of dental implants, there are situations where your cosmetic dentist will recommend another type of tooth replacement procedure. This article addresses a number of circumstances when dental implants may not be the ideal treatment option. Age One of the main benefits of dental implants is their permanence. After tooth loss, bone loss occurs sooner or later in that region because the...

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Why visiting a professional is important for you and your dentures

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why visiting a professional is important for you and your dentures

There are many aspects to consider when you are getting a new set of dentures; it doesn’t matter if you’re getting your first set or if you’re simply going to replace the ones you already have. Fitting The most important thing to consider when getting your dentures is the fit. Both partial dentures and full dentures can cause irritation in the mouth if not fitted properly. The easiest solution, to make sure you are getting what you are in need of, is to go to a professional dental or denture clinic. There are many different clinics and a simple internet search can help you decide which one to choose. They can help you with fitting, getting the most natural looking denture, and with correcting your dentures in case something happens to them after you’ve been wearing them for a...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Having a Tummy Tuck

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Do’s and Don’ts of Having a Tummy Tuck

Carrying loose, excess skin on your abdomen can drastically affect your self-esteem and when years of dieting and exercise can’t seem to shift it, cosmetic surgery may be the next logical step for you. But how much do you really know about a tummy tuck procedure? If you’re considering abdominal surgery, read up on a few of these do’s and don’ts beforehand to ensure things don’t go belly up! When considering surgery: DO be close to your ideal weight before surgery For a tummy tuck to give you the best possible results, you will need to have achieved your ideal weight before undergoing surgery. A tummy tuck is not a weight loss solution after all — it’s a cosmetic procedure to remove excess fat from a well-maintained and healthy tummy. This can be frustrating if you struggle to lose...

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What to Expect the First Time at a Bulk Billing Doctor

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What to Expect the First Time at a Bulk Billing Doctor

If you have never been to a bulk billing doctor before, you may not know what to expect. You may wonder if you need to bring cash, how you assign your Medicare benefit or how you take care of other logistics. Luckily, the process is fairly easy and straightforward. Here’s what you need to know: 1. There are no co-pays when you use bulk billing doctors Although the government looked extensively at the idea of adding copays to the Medicare bulk billing system, no copays were added. As of early 2015, copays are not allowed as part of the bulk billing system, and doctors who bulk bill cannot charge copays. That means you can get the care you need, even if you forgot your cash and credit cards at home. 2. You have to sign a form to assign...

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