What Is Chiropractic? Chiropractic practice is concerned with the relationship between the structures and functions of the body, with specific focus on the spine and the nervous system. Chiropractic care examines how this relationship influences the restoration and preservation of general health. Emphasis is placed on manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine to achieve [...]
What Is Physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a specialist area of medical treatment concerned with the mechanics of the human body. Physiotherapists work to help restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. This can include a combination of joint mobilisation and massage together with therapeutic exercises and physical agent modalities such [...]
SUMMARY In this article you will learn about the various potential long-term health complications associated with metal hip prosthesis. For several decades metal prostheses have been used to replace joints, particularly the hip joint. Nevertheless, relatively little is known about the effects these metal implants have on the body and the possible problems with metal prosthesis [...]
Why hip replacement? One of the largest joints in the human body is the hip. A healthy hip joint will be surrounded by cartilage to support the joints and stop the bones from rubbing against each other. The ‘ball and socket joint’ is connected by ligaments and lubricated to help prevent friction. SUMMARY In this [...]
Why knee surgery?  In cases of advanced stages of knee osteoarthritis (coxarthrosis) the articular cartilage may be completely destroyed. This is usually accompanied by severe inflammation and pain. This can be very debilitating as mobility is significantly reduced. SUMMARY In this article you will learn about the different treatment options in cases of severe knee osteoarthritis, [...]