Around 1 in 6 Australian couples struggle to conceive. If you're trying for a baby and there's no success within the first year, you may start to think about assisted conception. Prior to helping you begin this journey, your gynaecologist will likely consider other options that are less invasive. Before beginning the process, they'll need to know a little more about yourself, your partner, and your attempts to fall pregnant. How long you've been trying for a baby
- How many digital devices do you have in your home? Now, how many similar devices do you access when you're at work? When you sit down and think about this, it's no wonder that they call this decade the digital age. You may need to use a computer all day in the office and may then spend a couple of hours glued to the TV at night. If so, you may be risking the development of a condition called "
- A life-threatening condition if left untreated, vascular disease occurs when inflammation causes weaknesses in a person's veins, arteries or both. In many cases, problem areas within the body's blood circulatory system will see the build up of fatty deposits. If blood vessels become sufficiently blocked by these accumulations, then it may cause damage to vital organs. In some cases, a vascular surgeon will be able to help clear out some of these blockages or make them less severe, at least.
- Chiropractors are health care professionals who can treat a range of spine, nerve and muscle-related conditions, primarily through the use of manual spinal manipulation and adjustment. Here is a brief guide on how a chiropractor would treat a patient suffering from lower back pain. Diagnostic procedure Lower back pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions (including, for example, sciatica and herniated discs). As such, the first step a chiropractor will take when handling this type of case will be to determine the condition that is at the root of the person's pain.
- Especially if you're suffering from chronic pain or a serious long-term injury, it can be hard to bring yourself to trust a new healthcare professional. With something like physiotherapy, you're really putting your comfort into a stranger's hands - but naturally, that additional stress is not going to help your condition. In the efforts of reducing these concerns and to prove exactly how experienced the person you're trusting is, here's a rundown of the kinds of qualifications that physiotherapy requires, and what they involve.