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Hypoxia and Home Oxygen Therapy

In this article we explain the definition of hypoxia and home oxygen therapy. It also covers the circumstances when home oxygen therapy is prescribed to patients.

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How Do I Assist My Growing Teenager With Their Growing Pains? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Dr. Jennifer Stevens explains the cause of growing pains amongst teenagers and the best actions to take to help them through this difficult period.

Multidisciplinary pain Management

What is Multidisciplinary Pain Management? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

If you’ve got chronic pain that’s gone on for longer than three months or is very complex and started to affect other parts of your life, you’ll often be referred to a multidisciplinary pain clinic. Now, what does that mean? That means that we look at all the different aspects of your life and how the pain has affected it. So, it’s partly about the physical, it’s about drug safety, making sure that the medications that you’re on are not ones that you’re going to become dependent on, they’re not going to cause other problems within your life. It’s partly about making sure that nothing’s been missed in your diagnosis.

What is throat cancer?

Throat cancer is a generic term that applies to cancers of usually the mouth, the back of the nose, the top of the throat, and even right down into the voice box.

What is throat cancer?

Throat cancer is a generic term that applies to cancers of usually the mouth, the back of the nose, the top of the throat, and even right down into the voice box.

Australian health system: how it works

Australia’s healthcare system – find out how it works, which health services are funded by the government and which services are privately funded.

Heel pain – plantar fasciitis

Heel pain is most commonly caused by plantar fasciitis, a chronic overuse injury of the thick band of tissue on the sole of the foot, known as the plantar fascia.

Other therapies beat drugs for agitation and aggression

Other therapies beat drugs for agitation and aggression

Antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed to people with dementia but music and massage can be at leat as effective in treating the agitation and aggression of dementia

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Lower back pain – bad back

People often describe back pain as having a bad back. Back pain, especially in the lower part of the back, is very common.

Exercise to prevent osteoporosis

Regular weight-bearing exercise and strength (resistance) training can help improve your bone density and decrease your risk of osteoporosis.

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