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2 Reasons Why Your Budding Ballerina Should Visit a Physiotherapy Clinic

If your son or daughter is a budding ballet dancer, you've likely heard and seen the benefits ballet can offer. From increasing strength and agility to developing concentration and rhythm, this style of dance can be great for a child's mind and body. However, when your child starts to reach more elite levels of dance, you'll start to see problems as well as benefits arising out of their training. That's why incorporating regular physiotherapist visits into your child's regime is so important. Read More 

Immunisation: Why Should You Vaccinate, and How Does It Work?

Immunisations are a hot-button topic across the western world these days, and medical professionals and political pundits alike strive to deliver their opinions on this complex healthcare issue.  Everybody's views on the ethics of immunisation are different - but there are some facts that medical professionals agree on almost universally.  For starters, vaccinating yourself and your family against disease is a smart choice, and can help to eradicate serious illnesses from the global community. Read More 

Who Is Most at Risk of Flu Complications?

Influenza, or flu as it's usually commonly called, is a pretty unpleasant virus to have. Some people claim to have the flu every time they get a common cold, but, while colds aren't very nice, they won't usually have you as ill as the flu will. With actual flu, you can expect stiff and achy muscles, a fever and high fatigue on top of the usual cold symptoms. For most people, as nasty as it is, the flu isn't a serious condition. Read More 

Understanding the Different Types of Prostate Cancer Surgery

Receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis is a daunting prospect for many men that only becomes more worrying when you're facing surgery. Most men who require an operation undergo a radical prostatectomy, which involves removing the prostate and some of the surrounding organs and lymph nodes to reduce the risk of the cancer spreading to other areas. By learning more about the different types of procedures in advance, the process may become less worrying. Read More 

Be Careful in the Sun if You’re in One of These Groups

With the sun's ultraviolet rays being the major cause of skin cancers, limiting exposure to them is by far the best way to reduce your risk. Reducing your time outside on sunny days, wearing sunscreen, and protecting yourself with clothing are all effective ways to help minimise the chance of skin cancer. For some people, though, the risk is slightly higher, and it helps you know if you fall into one of these groups. Read More