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Joint Pain

Joint Pain

Joint pain is a vague term describing any damage or illness affecting any of the tendons, bursae, or ligaments surrounding the joint causing pain.A joint is where two bones meet that allows the body parts connected by the bones to move, such as in the shoulder, elbow and knees. Damage to the joints may limit […]

CPR training in Kelowna

Antibiotic-associated Diarrhoea

Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea pertains to frequent, loose bowel movements that occur during or after taking a particular antibiotic medication. Symptoms usually disappear within hours to days after stopping use of the particular antimicrobial. Unlike the normal cause of bacteria, there is typically no associated pathogen that causes the diarrheal symptoms, except in cases of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea […]

Ankle Pain

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain involves pain or discomfort felt in or around in one or both of the ankle joints. The ankle joint allows the foot to move up and down.Pain in the ankle is usually caused by inflammation or injury to any of the structures in the area. These include the bones, joint space, cartilage, muscles, […]

Care for Individuals with Dyspnea

Care for Individuals with Dyspnea

Dyspnea commonly known as difficult or labored breathing, breathlessness, shortness of breath is a symptom common in many pulmonary and cardiac disorders particularly when there is decreased lung compliance or increased pulmonary resistance. The right ventricle of the heart is adversely affected by lung disorders primarily because it must double its efforts to pump blood through […]

First Aid Courses

3 Main Aims of First Aid Courses

Performing a basic act of first aid within a few seconds on a victim in need of emergency medical attention can make a difference between life and death. However, without the knowledge of basic first aid like CPR it almost impossible to render help to a victim in need when you find yourself in the […]

KERATOCONUS

KERATOCONUS

Keratoconus comes about when the clear, dome-shaped front surface of the eye thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape, thereby resulting in vision problems. The bulging of the cornea caused by keratoconus causes blurred vision and sensitivity to light and glare. The condition normally affects people aged 10 to 25 and the condition […]

Food Allergy

Food Allergy

Food allergy results in an unpleasant reaction that occurs after eating a certain types of food that your immune system responds to due to which, even the smallest intake of such foods may result in discomfort. Food allergy usually occurs among babies and children. Most children are capable of outgrowing their food allergies by the […]