Monthly Archives: July 2017

Shin Splints, Treatment And Symptoms

As soon as you feel pain in your legsand it keeps repeating you should visit a Podiatrist Maroubra Sydney and seek help. Don’t wait until the pain becomes unbearable, as when that happens, your injury might end up being irreversible as well.

What are shin splints?

This term is used to describe the pain you feel along the front of your lower shin/leg bone. The shin splint pain will concentrate on the lower leg, between your ankle and knee. If you have this condition, your doctor might refer to it as the medial tibial stress syndrome, MTSS.

If your feet are painful, maybe it is time to visit your podiatrist

Shin splints usually affect those who engage in heavy or even moderate physical activities. Those who participate in strenuous physical activities or the stop-start sports like racquetball, basketball, soccer or tennis are the ones who are most likely to get shin splints. This is known as a cumulative stress disorder.…

Reflecting on Women’s Health: Age Doesn’t Matter

We live in a world of online dating, whether you are a fan of an app like Tinder or Match.com. The point is that people find love in many various places, and sometimes it begins with the simple swipe of a mobile app. In just a matter of seconds, you could find your next romantic interest or the love of your life. Swipe right, and that means you think that a fellow user looks attractive. He or she will get a message of your interest. Swipe left, and that means you will pass on the profile of a fellow user. He or she will never be aware of your picks based on pictures, unless you have customized your app experience to show people when you visit their profile. If you keep swiping, you will gain access to many profiles. Some of these will result in meaningful conversations and others will be dead ends. You have so many choices!

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What to Do When You Suffer from a Head Injury

Injuries are common for both children and adults due to auto accidents or when playing sports. Unfortunately, many people suffer from injuries to their head, which can make it easy to suffer from several different symptoms. When you have a head injury, there are a few important steps to take to protect your health and determine if any underlying issues are present.

Call the Doctor

Although some head injuries can be minor, there are a few important signs to look for to determine if you need to visit the doctor. It’s important that the doctor is contacted if you lose consciousness, if you vomit several times, or if you have difficulty talking normally. According to healthline.com, you’ll need immediate medical attention if you feel disoriented or become confused. You may need to visit a facility like Intermountain Medical Imaging to undergo an MRI or CT scan to evaluate the condition of the brain.

Consider calling 911 to get transported …

A Tool for Early Breast Cancer Screening

Who isn’t familiar with the expression, “early detection is the best prevention?” We hear this term throughout the year and most everyone is familiar with this “catch phrase” as it relates to breast cancer. Obviously, a woman’s chance for survival improves when a cancer is found early. We hear that simple rhyming statement but are women really offered early detection?

Our “gold standard” for breast cancer screening is mammography, clinical breast exam and self-breast exam. Other techniques are used but ALL current technologies examine structure; something is formed and large enough to be seen or felt. However, it is well-documented that a mass that is detected by mammography has been growing for 8-10 years before it was detected. Is this early detection?

There exists a technology that can detect an issue YEARS before a tumor can be seen on X-ray or palpated during an exam and truly offers early detection. This technology has been approved by the FDA as an …

Understanding the Benefits of Dental Implants

People may choose to get dental implants for many various reasons. In some cases, it is because of injuries that cause missing teeth, and in other cases, it is because of poor dental hygiene. In either case, people desire to get dental implants in order to avoid the embarrassment of having missing teeth. In years’ past, the only options for missing teeth were bridges and dentures, but with today’s advances in oral health, this is no longer the case.

What are dental implants?

Many people often wonder what dental plants are. In the simplest form, dental implants are devices used to replace tooth roots. Most implants are made from titanium. The great thing about dental implants are that they look just like real teeth.

What are the benefits of dental implants?

There are many benefits to dental implants. Many people simply look at the cosmetic aspect of dental implants, but there are many other benefits to getting these. First, …

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