A guide to pulmonary embolisms

A pulmonary embolism is a vascular condition which results in a blood clot forming in the artery that transports blood to a person's lungs. Here is a brief explanation of the causes of this health issue, as well as information about how it is diagnosed and treated. Causes of pulmonary embolisms There are several things which can result in a person developing this condition. Long-term inactivity, for example, is believed to significantly increase an individual's chances of developing a pulmonary embolism. [Read More]

How to Figure out If a Particular Chiropractor Is for You

If you have never visited a chiropractor before, you may be wondering what is involved. You might understand that they can help you with back or neck pain and be really keen to move forward, but you may still have some questions before you make a commitment. What are some of the questions that you should pose to your prospect chiropractor, in order to help you make up your mind? [Read More]

Physiotherapy: Not Just for Strains and Sprains

If you suffer from back and neck pain, arthritis, or have suffered an injury through sports or an accident, it's widely known that physiotherapy can be of help. The link between working and exercising relevant parts of the body and pain and injury to those same parts is intuitive, so most of the work physiotherapists do relates to these types of conditions. But there's a lot more that physiotherapy can help with than just the obvious. [Read More]

Signs You Need a Hearing Test

Depending on your age, you may find that you take your hearing for granted. As you get older, hearing tests become a key part of your regular medical checks. If you're over the age of 60 and you've yet to have a test, now's the time to start. Otherwise, you may need to look out for certain signs that indicate the need to have one. Keeping up with the conversation makes you tired [Read More]