musculoskeletal
Fein plaster saw

There are few situations in general practice where I am allowed to use power tools, and fewer still where I can apply a saw to a person’s limb.

Fortunately, the Fein plaster saw allows me to do both

Dr Rob Park11th February 2019

In the first reported case of its kind (thankfully), an Irish man ended up with a serious skin infection after injecting himself with his own semen.

The 33-year-old presented to a Dublin hospital

I made a mistake. Let’s just say that when you are asked to review a set of accurate and detailed weighing scales, don’t ask your wife to be your test subject.

That is all I am saying; and with a

Mary, a 64-year-old widow, presented for routine cervical screening and, as part of a ‘well woman’ check, we discussed the risks and benefits of screening for osteoporosis.

She had gone through the

Low back pain is a significant global issue for both patients and the health system.

In Australia, it contributes to around one-third (31%) of the total burden of all musculoskeletal conditions,

The dorsaVi ViMove2 has taught me that I have a significant lumbar lordosis, that I really can’t squat on one leg, and that my varus and valgus chakras are definitely out of alignment.

The device is

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14th February 2019

Atypical femoral fractures (AFFs) have been linked to bisphosphonate use, and atypical periprosthetic femoral fractures should be considered a subgroup of those fractures, researchers from Canada

More than half of new patients presenting to chiropractors are attending for the treatment of headache, an Australian study shows.

The survey of 381 chiropractors has revealed more than one in five

More than half of new patients presenting to chiropractors are attending for the treatment of headache, an Australian study shows.

The survey of 381 chiropractors has revealed more than one in five

More than half of new patients presenting to chiropractors are attending for the treatment of headache, an Australian study shows.

The survey of 381 chiropractors has revealed more than one in five

Gabapentin should be the first-line treatment for chronic sciatica over pregabalin because it delivers greater pain relief and few adverse events, according to an Australian study.

Among 18 adults