Have you been living with aches and pains over the past 12 months? Maybe you’ve put off seeking medical help in the hope that the problem would simply go away? Maybe you’re worried about taking time off work, or the financial impact that treatment might have? Or maybe the fear of undergoing treatment is enough…
If you are having radiology tests and treatments, you might be wondering how you will feel afterwards and whether you will be able to resume your everyday activities straight away.
Advances in our understanding of disease, new approaches to treatment, technological breakthroughs, scientific studies and research from around the world… just some of the reasons why it is essential for medical consultants to engage in continuous professional development and remain at the forefront of research in their field.
Unless you’re a fully paid-up member of the “all-weather runners club” you might be forgiven for confining your running schedule to the warmer months when the days are longer and the chance of rain is less (although always a possibility here in the UK!).
Injections of anaesthetic and/or steroids into the joint can be an effective form of pain relief for people with chronic joint pain or musculoskeletal injuries. They can also be used to remove excess fluids, for example from cysts and ganglions.
As we enter the final countdown to this year’s London Marathon, thousands of runners are training hard and making their last minute preparations to compete in the world’s largest single annual fundraising event.
It’s no secret that working in construction can be hard on your body. You may be handling heavy materials, lifting, stretching, digging… sometimes in sub zero temperatures, sometimes in pouring rain or blistering heat. You may be working high above the ground and be at risk of falling, or on uneven ground and be at…