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Your first therapy session with a psychologist: what to expect

You have finally found the courage to book your first appointment with a psychologist or a psychotherapist. Meeting a new therapist for the first time often feels nerve-racking. This is entirely understandable as you may well disclose concealed fears and deeply intimate issues to someone that you have just met. Opening up to a stranger would […]

By |January 20th, 2020|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|0 Comments

10 hot tips for medical and dental practices: Are you working with the right website builder?

Written by Ollie Capel for Doctify
There’s no escaping how crucial digital marketing is for any business, regardless of the sector. The internet provides consumers, clients and patients with the powerful gift of choice. With a heightened awareness of what’s around them, suddenly your patients are acknowledging that their closest medical or dental practice might not […]

By |January 16th, 2020|Top Articles, For Clinicians|0 Comments

How the Breast Reconstructive practice of Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic surgeon, Miss Judith Hunter has finessed her Aesthetic Breast Work

Miss Judith Hunter is a Senior Consultant Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon within Imperial Healthcare NHS and Imperial Private Healthcare based at Charing Cross Hospital, the second busiest centre for free flap reconstruction for the breast in the UK. Over the course of five years, Miss Hunter has performed close to 300 successful DIEPs as […]

By |January 16th, 2020|Conditions, Skin & Beauty|0 Comments

New approaches in the treatment of pain and rheumatic diseases: the low-level laser

Musculoskeletal conditions are common in the UK, affecting millions of us across the country. According to Arthritis Research, over 30 million working days each year are lost as a result of musculoskeletal conditions, and 10 million adults across England and Scotland alone are affected by persistent back pain. There are various types of musculoskeletal conditions, including […]

By |January 7th, 2020|Conditions, Hot Topics|0 Comments

10 best marketing tips for medical and dental practices

Physicians in today’s fast-changing digital world have more responsibilities than ever. One of the most important is marketing, in other words attracting new patients and retaining existing ones. Just like any other business, the practices that invest in marketing tend to thrive, while those who don’t fall behind.

The digital marketing landscape can look horribly complicated […]

By |January 7th, 2020|For Clinicians|0 Comments

What you need to know about adult circumcision: Benefits, what to expect, and more

 ‘Circumcised men surgery’ is a big and serious decision to make. If you are thinking of circumcision as an adult, you need all the information.

 
Reasons:
There are many reasons for circumcision after 16 years of age and adults:

Lichen sclerosis called Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) in men
Tight foreskin (phimosis)
Recurrent Balanitis
Trauma
Cancer
Personal
[…]

By |December 10th, 2019|Conditions|Comments Off on What you need to know about adult circumcision: Benefits, what to expect, and more

The science behind being bad at something

From early on in our development, many of us are socialised to the notion that the value of our worth as a person is conditional upon the achievements we make (or failure to do so!) and from our early childhood experiences, we construct psychological perspectives of who we believe we are (i.e. core beliefs).

 
So does […]

By |December 5th, 2019|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on The science behind being bad at something

Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder an Anxiety Disorder? OCD Explained…

Written by Cognacity for Doctify
Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal but unpleasant feeling of unease, worry or fear that can range from mild to severe. It is a universal feeling driven by the evolutionary “fight-or-flight” response, which increases blood flow to muscles and suppresses irrelevant bodily functions (e.g. digestive system, which can cause nausea). In other words, […]

By |November 29th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder an Anxiety Disorder? OCD Explained…

What is a Facet Joint Injury and how can it be treated?

Mr Masood Shafafy, consultant spinal surgeon from Spine Solutions explains what facet joints are, symptoms associated with facet joint pain and how it can be treated. 

 
What are the facet joints?
Facet joints are the small joints between the vertebrae of the spine. If you think of the spine as a column of bones arranged one on […]

By |November 6th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on What is a Facet Joint Injury and how can it be treated?

How to reconnect with our gut

Our microbiota is made up of trillions of tiny organisms called microbes that live in our gut. The gut microbiota is unique to each of us. They not only help digest the food we eat, but also produce molecules that influence our health via the immune system and impact gene expression. Beneficial bacteria prevent the […]

By |October 16th, 2019|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on How to reconnect with our gut