Meg's Medical Advice

What Are the Benefits of Physiotherapy ?

7 August 2019
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People will see a physiotherapist, or physio, for a number of different reasons, normally related to some type of accident or illness that has happened, either at home or in the workplace.  What Does a Physio Do? A physio will see someone for a number of different reasons and will start off with a physiothaerapy consultation, similar to that of a GP or dentist. These can include treatment following an injury, often sports or exercise-related. Read More …

Why Do You Need to Fast Before an Abdominal Ultrasound?

28 February 2019
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If you're booked in for an abdominal ultrasound, then you'll be given a set of instructions telling you how to prepare for the procedure. These instructions will tell you if you need to fast before the procedure and how long you should fast for. Why do you need to fast before you have your ultrasound? Can you eat or drink anything at all during this period? Fasting Makes Abdominal Ultrasounds More Effective Read More …

Your Quick Guide to Using a Mole Removal Service

28 February 2019
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Discovering a mole that you believe is suspicious can often feel like a worrying experience. In many cases, an unusual mole isn't an indicator that there's anything serious happening. However, you might want to attend your local skin cancer clinic to rule out the chance of metastatic disease. Sometimes, this means using a mole removal service, so now's a good time to learn more about how they work. Why Do People Choose to Have Moles Removed? Read More …

How Your OTC Pharmaceutical Supplier Can Help With Headaches

28 February 2019
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As a common condition that affects people from throughout Australia, headaches are rarely pleasant. Whether they're there due to stress, too much sun or tension, your customers will probably seek an over-the-counter (OTC) treatment to find relief. If you want to diversify how you help your customers treat their headaches, here's what to look for from your OTC pharmaceutical supplier. Paracetamol-Based Products Paracetamol has been used to treat headaches since the end of the 19th century. Read More …

Healing Heel Pain: 5 Tips for Runners

16 January 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Many people who run regularly experience heel pain at some point. The most common cause of heel pain in runners is plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that affects the fibrous tissue on the sole of the foot. For some people, the heel pain associated with plantar fasciitis is mild and quickly goes away, but for others, this nagging injury can hang around for months or even years. Here are a few tips you can use to beat heel pain and achieve your running goals. Read More …