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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Endometriosis

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... director of the Sydney Women's Endosurgery Centre, says: "A physical examination may reveal signs of endometriosis. These include the palpation of scar tissue behind the uterus, ... or reverse the physical changes that have already occurred as a result of endometriosis. Hormonal treatments are not recommended for women who want to get pregnant. The best treatment is surgery done ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Total ankle replacement

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... in a cast for two weeks. After the plaster was removed, rehabilitation and physiotherapy followed, first with gentle movements and exercises to boost circulation to the joint. After four weeks, Collins began learning to walk again with the proper gait, and progressively increased the weight bearing on the joint. After three months, he slowly eased back into gentle physical activity. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: avascular necrosis

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com This joint's on fire Mr Chan was an active 30-year-old fireman who had to meet the gruelling physical demands of his job. But in 1997 a deepening ... had to bend at the hip became excruciatingly painful. Aware of his discomfort, his work supervisor gave him a desk job to minimise his physical activity and pain. An orthopaedic specialist ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Bone disease that works undercover

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... effectively, says Tang. He also asked Wang to do gentle exercises and soak in some sunshine every day. The sun's rays also provide vitamin D which helps the body absorb calcium. Exercise ... recommended that people undertake weight-bearing exercises like jogging to protect bone health, Tang says that even walking and gentle stretching exercises are good. But given Wang's very low ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: surgery to regrow torn knee pad

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... a physiotherapist once or twice a week. Depending on his progress, he will eventually see her once every two weeks. After about six months, William will be able to start light exercises such as swimming and other aquatic exercises, and using a stationary bicycle or cross-trainer in the gym. At nine months, he will probably be able to start gentle jogging, and make a gradual return to his sports ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Double trouble

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... the effects of Friday night's hit to the head. Despite searing headaches and finding it difficult to concentrate, Lehe attended practice and participated in hitting drills- exercises where ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Achilles tendon rupture

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... to rehabilitate his leg muscles and help him to walk normally again. Chung was delighted with the improved treatment for the tendon rupture. Tang advised him to ease back into light exercise after four months' rest. He also advises people to build up their muscle strength and exercise routines gradually, and avoid sudden and vigorous exercise that their bodies are not used to. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Psoriasis

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... are not limited to physical and financial aspects. Yeung says that psoriasis has a strong psychological impact on sufferers because it is a disfiguring disease. A patient's self-image ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    A truck driver's blind spot

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... to manage his blood sugar. But given his job's demands, regular exercise was still a challenge. Because Kong had never had a thorough health check, no one knew how long his blood glucose level ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... or solution for her, so she sought out Chau for a second opinion. When Chau did a physical examination of Tam's carotid artery in her neck, she noticed an irregularity in the pulse. Using ...




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