When do You Need to See an Orthopaedic Surgeon for Back Pain?

With 9.2% of Australians suffering from lower back pain at some point in their lives, this is a common issue that doesn't always warrant seeing an orthopaedic surgeon. In many cases, you can resolve the problem in a community care setting or through self-help. However, there are some instances that indicate the need to see a specialist. Individuals of certain ages may need referral Those who are under the age of 20 or over the age of 50 and are experiencing back pain for the first time may need to see an orthopaedic surgeon. Read More 

Everything you Need to Know About Herpes

As one of the sexually transmitted infections that don't go away, herpes sometimes strikes fear in those who encounter it. If you suspect you have herpes, you're dating someone who does, or you simply want to know more about what it is, some basic facts will give you a grounding in the disease. What is herpes? The word 'herpes' refers to two types of virus: herpes simplex one and herpes simplex two. Read More 

Post-Brace Care: How to Persuade Your Child to Wear Retainers

While braces may have fixed your child's teeth and left them looking perfect, your cosmetic dentistry work is not over once braces are removed. Your orthodontist will have given your child a set of retainers to wear after bracing. If your child has been given removable retainers, you may have a battle on your hands to get your kid to wear them. What's the best way to win this war? Read More 

What to do before buying hearing aids online

If you are in need of hearing aids, whether you have had them before or not, you have the option of either purchasing them from a local seller or buying them online. When you choose to buy them online, you might find it more convenient. There are also plenty of online hearing aid companies that may give you an excellent discount. However, there are some things you need to do first. Read More