Balance Awareness Week (BAW) takes place annually in September. This year it's being held from 18-24 September 2022. The aim of the week is to broaden understanding of vestibular (inner ear) disorders and how they affect people’s day to day lives. Those who are affected by balance issues often report that their family, friends and colleagues don’t understand what they’re going through due to the hidden nature of this condition. Many people haven’t even heard of these conditions. So, what is...
A wound is damage that occurs to tissue as a result of some sort of trauma. We tend to think of wounds as being open sores, but wounds can also be closed injuries. Regardless of which type of wound you may have, there is a natural healing process that takes place. The healing process requires your body to regenerate the damaged tissue, however, with mature skin this process may take longer to occur. As we age, our skin slowly loses...
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