Anaesthesia has traditionally meant the condition of having sensation (including the feeling of pain) blocked or temporarily taken away. This allows patients to undergo surgery and other procedures without the distress and pain they would otherwise experience.
Physiotherapy is a health profession that assesses and provides treatment to individuals to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and function throughout life. This is provided through The Back Institute (TBI Health).
Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart valve disease and congenital heart defects. Cardiac surgery is surgery on the heart and surrounding blood vessels. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat heart valve disease.
Endocrinology is a sub-specialty of internal medicine, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Endocrinology covers human functions as the coordination of metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Endocrinology also focuses on the endocrine glands and tissues that secrete hormones.
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the organs from mouth to anus are the focus of this specialty.
Immunology deals with physiological functioning of the immune system including malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders like allergies, hypersensitivities, immune deficiency, transplant rejection and autoimmune disorders.
In recent years Intensive Care has become a complex medical specialty in its own right – focused on the diagnosis and management of life threatening conditions which require sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring.
Urology is the surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males.
In recent years, Intensive Care has become a complex medical specialty in its own right – focused on the diagnosis and management of life threatening conditions which require sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring.