Bursitis
What is a bursa? It is a closed, fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tendons and bones in the body. The bursa is located between two adjoining structures, usually muscles, tendons and bones. The human body has lots of bursas: the shoulder, knee, elbow, heel and hip joints are the most common joints to be...
Sleep Apnoea

Sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat come together and block the upper airways during sleep. It is characterised by the pausing of breathing, or instances of shallow or infrequent breaths. Breathing can be stopped from a few seconds to up to a minute. In most cases people suffering from sleep apnoea are not aware of the condition,...

Exercise and Hot Weather

With summer upon us and temperatures being high during both the day and evening, it is important to exercise sensibly when the weather is hot. Exercise is very important to our daily lives, as it keeps us fit and flexible to do our normal activities and our jobs, and keeps us healthy. We do need to exercise regularly, but we need to take care...

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