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Cupping!

Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction.

Jimmy my yes he’s mine and I don’t want to share him. 277 more words

Ankle

Analysis of early postoperative pain in the first and second knee in staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty

Source:  PLoS One, 2015, 10 (6)

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Date of publication: June 2015

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: This retrospective controlled study of patients receiving staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) found that patients experienced greater postoperative pain within 48 hours of the operation on the second knee. 88 more words

Orthopaedics

One poke or two??

2TheApex:  Two inferior alveolar nerve blocks (IANB) are more effective than one in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

A recent article published in the… 116 more words

Anesthesia

Killing Us Softly - Part 3

The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government. Thomas Jefferson

Here is a story told to me by a dear pro-life friend about the passing of her husband’s grandfather. 1,532 more words

Health

visiting palliative care

First, to set everyone’s mind at ease, no one in my life has a terminal diagnosis. Sadly, it seems that most people when they hear the words “palliative care” think that it is the equivalent of hospice care, but it is not. 467 more words

Medical Care

Finding Wisdom in Far Away Places

Just days after running the London Marathon for the third time, my legs still feeling like lead, I boarded the airplane for Estonia, where I was booked to teach yet another group how to harness the power of the mind to unlock the body’s incredible ability to heal, shut out pain, and revitalise to new intense levels of energy. 968 more words

Wisdom

Not everything is black or white........

As I have mentioned previously, my mother is very ill with a cancer of the mouth and is really quite near the end of her life, or so she has started to hope. 403 more words