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Physiotherapy for writer's cramp

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Enthusiastic writers can easily find themselves writing deep into the night entranced with their novel, or perhaps they are just trying to pay the bills. Focal dystonia, or writer’s cramp, occurs when people write for long periods of time without rest, and it is exacerbated by poor hand and wrist position when writing. Here are some ideas to get relief from your writer’s cramp, while still keeping the words flowing. Read More»

4 Foods to Eat that Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

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It’s no secret that skin cancer is a problematic issue in Australia. Catching some rays might feel good on your skin and provide you with a healthy glow, but there’s enough evidence out there to suggest that consistent exposure to UV radiation from sunlight is a major cause of skin cancer in Australian citizens. Conducting frequent skin checks for signs and symptoms, applying sunscreen on a regular basis and living a healthy lifestyle are all widely-known methods of preventing skin cancer from causing severe damage to your body. Read More»

Understanding Hearing Tests for Children

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Hearing tests form part of your child’s routine healthcare schedule, but they can also be performed when your baby has been exposed to an infection in the womb or if your child has had a virus that can cause damage to any part of their ears. The tests used for babies and young children differ from adult hearing tests and are designed to give accurate readings when your child is not yet verbal or doesn’t have the attention span to endure an adult test. Read More»