Recovering Treatment for Stroke
Stroke is one of the most significant chronic and disabling illnesses among the adult population. Having a stroke can have a serious impact on movement, sensation, perception, balance, co-ordination, cognitive function, the ability to swallow and mobility. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy is used to help patients to regain as many of these abilities as possible while preventing complications induced by the dysfunction.
What is an Allergy?
When our body is invaded by foreign objects, it reacts immediately to resist/fight the intrusion.
What is influenza
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.
When we are sick, we hope to recover as soon as possible. Therefore, most patients prefer taking medicine bought from a pharmacy rather than seeing the doctor or going to a Chinese Medicine Clinic.
What is a Cataract?
When the lens inside the eye turns opaque it becomes a cataract. The eye is like a camera and has a lens that is responsible for focusing an image onto the retina. When the lens turns opaque, the image becomes blurred.
Influenza Season- Coughs
Chinese medicine regards coughing during Winter and Spring as most likely related to external Wind and Cold ‘evils”. It is manifested as irritation in the throat, and a recurrent cough with white sputum or secretions.
The Impact of Acne
Most of us will have the problem of acne when we start our adolescence. Acne will not just bring physical symptoms, but it will also cause social embarrassment and stress. One important message is, from the bad experience of many acne sufferers, that if acne is not adequately brought under control it will cause significant facial scarring.
Managing Stress with Cognitive Behavioural Strategies
We experience stress everyday but how much do we know about what “stress” is? Cognitive behavioural strategies can be applied to manage the stress associated with everyday life.
Insomnia is very common in Hong Kong. What is the difference between the Chinese and Western medical treatment for insomnia?
Technology – Daily Life – Therapy
Bio-engineering can be widely applied in the development of medical treatments, the design of assistive aids for the disabled, and enhancement of an athletes’ performance. What is Bio-engineering?
Tooth Filling Materials
Generally, you can have amalgam fillings and tooth-coloured fillings (e.g. composite resin, glass ionomer cement). Different filling materials possess different properties and can be used in different situations.
Sexual Health and Sex Therapy
Sexuality spans the biological, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of our lives. Sexuality begins with us and our relationship with ourselves and extends to our relationships with others.