Kinesiology offers new solutions for burned patients

The skin, the largest and most complex organ in our body, performs several vital functions. Among other things, it is very important for human behaviour because it is directly related to the physical appearance. We know that the discomfort and psycho-emotional effects are frequently more serious than the physical changes caused by the disease, interfering negatively in the quality of life of the individual.

It is here that dermato-functional physical therapy (kinesiology) intervenes. This is a new area of physiotherapy which deals with examining and treating disruptions that are based on alterations in the functionality of the tegumentary (skin) system. Through a therapeutic relationship and based on the psycho-physical and social conditions, it seeks to stimulate, improve or adapt to the individual so that he or she can have a better quality of life. The involvement of dermato-functional physical therapy is divided into two main sections: reconstructive and cosmetic. We are now going to focus on the first one, particularly in the rehabilitation of burned Read more

The fight against infertility will not come to a halt

It is not the first time that on this blog we have addressed the problem of infertility in men and women. In this case, once again, we probe deeper into the subject with the intention of focusing on the latest developments in the field.

At Best Doctors we are convinced that we must never lose sight of the importance of new treatments and alternatives for those who want to have children, and now can not for a variety of reasons.

There are more and more options available We must be aware of the extraordinary progress made in the last number of years. Without going into further detail, the average age of women in Western societies who become pregnant is much higher today than a few decades ago. Thanks to the assisted reproduction technique, it has achieved something that seemed impossible - a field that is constantly evolving and creating new opportunities for those couples who had even given up the prospect of having a baby. New clues on the interaction between egg and sperm The finding revealed by a team of scientists at the Read more

The telephone – a great medical response for patients with musculoskeletal disorders

The musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which may affect bones, muscles, tendons, joints, ligaments and nerves represent one of the major health problems in our society on account of the high costs of diagnosis and treatment.

In response to problems of this kind, medical support over the phone appears to be a viable and efficient solution in terms of cost-benefit, as it serves to identify the needs of the patient prior to a face to face consultation with the doctor.

In this way, the required treatment or care can be provided right away, thus saving time and financial resources. According to satisfaction surveys regarding this sort of help, this method comes with a high degree of approval from patients. The advantages of telephone medical assistance This kind of service has already proved a real success in countries like UK, Australia, Canada, Sweden, USA, New Zealand and Denmark where it has reduced the demand for medical visits by 28% since starting to offer telephone support.  Reasons for its success: -       Flexible hours of care and the ability to access the service from anywhere, including our Read more