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Understanding lower back pain caused by improper posture and physical activity

Back pain affects millions of people throughout the country. Some may experience discomfort from injuries, while others encounter back pain due to their daily activities. For example, improper posture exerts pressure on the spine and causes soreness. Other types of back pain can be caused by herniated discs or related injuries to the spine. For this article, the focus is on lower back pain due to improper posture and certain types of physical activity.

A Guide on Corporate Health

One of the primary concerns of any organisation is the health of its employees. After all, a healthy workforce is a productive workforce. The excerpt below discusses the various aspects of corporate health services and the benefits of ensuring a healthy human resource. Mental Health Mental health comes first in this list since it is often underestimated. Most organisations demand results from their employees; however, subjecting employees to undue pressure and setting unrealistic goals could compromise their mental health.

Why Do I Need To Get A Vascular Ultrasound?

Every day hundreds of thousands of Australians visit their local GP for a routine health check-up. Every now and then you might be prescribed some treatment or asked to visit a specialist due to a concern that your GP has. This can be confusing, especially if it involves a lot of medical terminology that isn't frequently discussed. If you have been told you need a vascular ultrasound you may be confused as to what that entails, especially if your GP didn't do a very good job explaining it.

Using an After-Hours Service: A Guide

If you or a loved one have fallen ill while at home during the evening or weekend, you may find it difficult to access your local GP surgery. Thankfully, most primary care providers now offer an after hours service. The after-hours doctor service is designed to provide guidance and treatment to patients during times when the GP practice is closed and cannot offer appointments. Read on to find out more about what will happen when you telephone the after hours service.

How To Choose An Obstetrician

Choosing an obstetrician can be a difficult process if you have never experienced obstetric care before and simply want the best for yourself and your unborn baby. However, by following the steps below, you can choose someone who suits all your needs. Make A Long List Of Potential Choices As a first step, you should create a long list of all the potential obstetricians that you are interested in. Better Health explains that the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is the best starting place to look.