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Oct
12

First Aid – What Should Be Left to the Professionals?

If you’re not medically trained, would you know what to do in an emergency first aid situation? What about if you’re first on the scene of a car accident, or when someone has a heart attack and needs urgent medical intervention to save their life? One of the main barriers to giving prompt attention to […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Jun
19

How Do We Speak?

It’s no news that the human body is a tremendously complex machine and we are still finding out lots about how it works and what processes our body goes through without us even having to think about it. Speech is one of the most complex things we do. In order to make ourselves understood, our […]

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Jan
16

Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack – What’s the Difference?

What answer would you give if you were asked “What’s the difference between a Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?”  How well do you know your own heart?

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Mar
29

Is Sugar The Demon In Our Diet?

A few years ago we were all being told to cut out the carbs from our diet, and before that, fat was the big enemy. The latest shift in focus appears to have cast sugar as the food group to be avoided at all cost. Public Health England launched a “sugar smart app” at the […]

By Joanna | Food and Drink
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Nov
05

How can Complementary Therapy Help Breast Cancer Patients?

Receiving treatment for Breast Cancer doesn’t end once the initial treatments and surgeries have been carried out.  Many patients receive additional medical therapies and drugs.  Unfortunately, drugs such as tamoxifen and raloxifene have side effects that include hot flashes, night sweats, leg cramps and a small risk of uterine cancer, blood clots, stroke & liver […]

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Are you a devilish Leftie?

Left handed people have, throughout history, been regarded at best as rather odd and at worst as evil and in league with the devil! In fact, the word “sinister” is derived from the Latin word for ‘left’. But are left handed people using their brains differently to right handed people?

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Jun
17

The ABC’s of Aphasia

Whether from a stroke, brain injury or tumours, if certain parts of the brain are damaged your ability to communicate will be impaired.  Aphasia is a neurological disorder that reduces the ability to speak, read and/or write.  The damage to these areas in your brain also affects your language processing skills, so that your ability […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Therapy
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Physical Therapy Professionals gather in San Diego

No sooner are the festive holidays over than several of our 3B Scientific Therapy team members are off on their travels.   The annual American Physical Therapy Association CSM will be held in San Diego, CA, and Zach and Colin will be there to demonstrate products and answer all your questions. Take a look at just […]

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