Four Signs It Is Time to Upgrade Your Orthotic Inserts

Orthotic inserts provide you with the support you need, and they are constructed by your podiatrist depending on your needs. However, in the same way shoes are prone to wear and tear, your shoe inserts can also wear out and become less functional. Under normal circumstances, shoe inserts can last up to 6 months, but this depends on factors like use intensity and your foot structure. If you are a runner who is regularly engaged in the sport, you may need to replace your inserts every three to four months.

Choosing a GP After You Move

Finding a good GP is important for several reasons. When you establish a great relationship with them, accessing healthcare becomes easier. After moving house, registering with a new GP promptly is important; especially if you have children. As such, knowing how to find the best one for your household is vital.  Shop around using the right techniques Depending on how far you're moving, you can ask your current GP for advice.

Using Compounding Services to Access Medicines for Children With Sensory Issues

Many children with severe sensory processing issues can gag if they are given medicines that are the wrong texture or flavour. This can particularly be an issue when the medicine is very important to the child's overall health as the parents often become stressed when the child will not take the medicine, which in turn can make the child more stressed and reluctant to take the medicine. Here are some ways that a compounding service can help you to get the right medicine for your child.

Bigger Is Better: How Palatal Expanders Can Help Your Children Grow Up With Healthy Smiles

Losing their original baby teeth to have them replaced with fully formed, adult teeth is a integral part of any child's physical development -- unfortunately, some children don't undergo a process this simple. The adult teeth that replace your child's departing baby teeth are much larger than the originals, and your child may find that their relatively small and underdeveloped jaw simply does not have room for the amount of adult teeth that have started to erupt.

First Aid Tips: How To React When You Get Bitten By A Recluse Spider

Spiders don't normally look like dangerous insects and so unless you are disturbed by their presence, it is easy to ignore them. And even when they do bite, most spiders rarely harm the human body. This is true except for recluse spiders, which are also known as brown or violin spiders. The bite of a recluse spider is poisonous, and its effect can last for hours if you don't take care of the problem.

How does diabetes affect the feet and what can be done about it?

More than one million people in Australia have been diagnosed with diabetes, making it one of the most serious threats to the health of the country. When most people think of diabetes and its consequences, their minds will wander to things like high blood pressure and heart disease. And while these negative consequences of diabetes are certainly a reality, people might not realise that suffering from diabetes can also lead to problems in other areas – even in the feet.