Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Common Causes of Knee Arthritis and How to Treat Them

Written by Mr Rishi Chana for Doctify
Knee injuries are the worst. They are the bane of every runner’s life and once you develop an issue, it seems to result in a life-long problem requiring supports, rehab and sometimes even surgery.

Knee pain can also be caused by arthritis, which itself has many different causes and treatments. […]

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Why Women get UTIs and How to Avoid Them

Written by Mr Andrew Ballaro for Doctify
If you’re a woman, you have probably experienced the feeling of dread and dismay that comes with contracting UTIs. You know that days of discomfort are ahead of you and that no amount of chugging cranberry juice will help.

As the saying goes: information is power. Bearing this in mind, […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Why Women get UTIs and How to Avoid Them

Fact Check: Is our Selfie Addiction turning us all into Narcissists?

Written by Dr Filippo Passetti for Doctify
Is our collective selfie addiction creating a generation of narcissists?
We all remember Christmas 2014, when that suspicious-looking oblong package sticking out of our stocking inevitably turned out to be a selfie stick. We should have seen it coming, what with ‘selfie’ being added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013.

But […]

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What are Kidney Stones and how do you treat them?

Written by Mr Andrew Ballaro for Doctify
If, like me, your knowledge of kidney stones consists of Joey bent over double in agony in an old episode of Friends then this is the article for you. These small stones can cause big problems when left untreated so it’s useful to know what to look out for […]

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A Complete Guide to Keyhole Heart Surgery

Written by Mr Inderpaul Birdi for Doctify
Finding out you need surgery is always scary; finding out you need heart surgery is just plain terrifying. Luckily, things have changed a little since the Fifties when surgeons first carried out the operation. Most people going under the knife can expect longer and better lives as a result with […]

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6 Simple Desk Exercises to do at Work

Written by Mr Ross Tomkins for Doctify
Are you sitting comfortably? If the statistics are anything to go by, the answer is probably yes. It’s estimated that four out of five UK citizens have office jobs and that the average UK citizen sits for nine hours a day. That’s a lot of inactivity.

Doctify Physiotherapist Ross Tomkins has some […]

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