As a practising physiotherapist looking to open a private practice, you need to understand that business success is not guaranteed. However, with proper direction and dedication, starting and running a successful private physiotherapy clinic is possible. For instance, your commitment should demystify the myth that physiotherapy is a luxury item, which is a misconception that many of your prospective clients might hold. This article highlights a couple of surefire strategies that you can use to run a successful physiotherapy private practice.
A diagnosis of cancer is extremely worrying for the patient, their friends and their family. Thankfully advances in medical treatments for prostate cancer mean that men diagnosed with this condition have a very promising option: robotic surgery.
Treatment options for prostate cancer
No patient is exactly like any other, and, if you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, your treatment options will depend very much on your personal health and circumstances. Before embarking on treatment, your doctor will need to assess the extent of your cancer in order to understand which options or combination of treatment options are right for you.
It's often recommended that adults visit a family doctor on a regular basis—annually or even more often, as your doctor recommends. However, you may want to consider visiting a medical centre between your standard checkups if you have a medical issue that isn't an emergency but which shouldn't wait until your next standard appointment. While your doctor is always the best person to tell you when it's time to visit a medical centre, note a few conditions which you might discuss with him or her, and which might warrant a visit to a physician as soon as possible.
If you're suffering from diabetes, high blood sugar may damage the nerves and blood vessels leading to your feet. Through a combination of poor circulation and reduced sensation, you could encounter injuries that you don't address, which then turn into ulcers or wounds that are difficult to heal. Diabetic foot occurs in 15% of people with diabetes, but there are ways to prevent it from happening and treat it as it arises.
If you have a delicate back and are suffering from back pain, it can be hard to get a good night's sleep. Unfortunately, not sleeping well can often result in you feeling worse, as pain is exacerbated by tiredness. Here are some tips to help you get a great night's sleep even with a back issue.
Choose the right pillow
The right pillow helps to cushion and support the neck. Often back problems can actually stem from the head and neck as the head is a heavy part of the body and poor neck position can create extra and uncomfortable forces on the neck.