If you’re interested in the process involved in knee replacement surgery, here’s a video from the surgeon’s point of view. Orthopedic surgery can be similar to carpentry, but with much cleaner tools. As is typical with this type of surgery, there’s plenty of blood and bone chips involved. The video is graphic. You’ve been warned.
Are mobile devices destroying your body? This infographic illustrates the effect that using a wireless or mobile device has on your health weather it be postures used when using the devices, the dangers of being distracted by our smartphones, or even their effects on our eye site, your hearing and your sleeping. We spends countless hours staring at this mobile phones and mini-computers. How are they affecting our health?
Your smartphone can actually help you stay healthy. There are numerous great apps available to help you with health related tasks such as tracking glucose, insulin and medications, tracking your fitness routine, providing nutritional information when eating out or at home, and so much more. This infographic highlights some of the top sports, fitness and wellness apps for helping you stay healthy.
The latest issue of ‘InMotion’, a digital magazine published by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), has a great piece on the importance of social media to the physiotherapist / physical therapist. The article includes a very brief description social media and discusses topics such as how social media can:
help you become a better practitioner
allow you to contribute to the physiotherapy body of knowledge
help you make professional connections
allow you to influence health care conversations
help you get educated
help you promote better public health
help you sell your services
allow peer review research
It’s a good read, especially for those new to the world of social media. The article is in PDF format and can be viewed here .