The long-term health benefits from living lighter are significant. For those whose weight consistently remains a struggle, or is severely limiting, bariatric surgery could be an option. Far from a quick fix, bariatric procedures are irreversible, require a hospital stay and mean a change in lifestyle.
For those whose weight consistently remains a struggle, or is severely limiting, bariatric surgery could be an option. This is Shaun's story.
Urology involves the diagnosis and treatment of urinary system conditions in men and women, as well as conditions in the male reproductive system.
In the St John of God Murdoch Hospital Emergency Department, our nurses and doctors commonly treat patients suffering with orthopaedic trauma.
Young children’s sleep disorders will likely affect the household’s sleep quality and overall energy levels. Lack of good quality sleep in children or adolescents may impact growth, school performance, memory, mood and behaviour.
Skin is one of the most remarkable parts of the human anatomy – but what happens when it tears? The skin is actually the largest organ of the body and includes hair, nails and glands. As we get older, our skin also becomes fragile as the fat levels and integrity between skin layers reduce. Coupled … Continue reading Reducing the risk of skin tears
The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. As you can imagine, it is pivotal in all aspects of lower limb propulsion and copes with high levels of load on a daily basis. Benjamin Hodgetts, Functional Sports Podiatrist and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Sportsmed Murdoch, says one of the most … Continue reading Treating Achilles Tendinopathy