As the well-known quote goes, existence and purpose are often pondered; but there is now an application of existence in psychotherapy that can help clients in any situation. In this article, expert in this approach registered counselling psychologist Dr Kate Du Toit describes what existential psychotherapy is and how it can be beneficial.
David Cheal, a keen darts player with severe symptoms of sciatica that were so bad, found himself struggling with everyday tasks such as boiling the kettle - while his passion for the sport was understandably dampened. Read how esteemed consultant neurosurgeon Mr Iqroop Chopra played a significant part in bringing Mr Cheal back to full health, so much so that he went on to become a darts champion on the international stage.
It's good news that a positive outlook to mental health is becoming part of the wider consciousness, encouraging those wanting to make therapy a priority. However, especially if people have never utilised it before, they may have questions about what therapy involves. Dr Nicky Kimber-Rogal, a top chartered psychologist and psychotherapist, provides Top Doctors with an expert guide to what may be involved, particularly regarding workplace issues, couples counselling and mental health issues. Read on to find out more.
Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Aftab Siddiqui returns for part two of his tummy tuck article series with the risks and rewards of the procedure, as well as advice on how to manage the recovery process.
What exactly is big toe arthritis? What are the main symptoms and how is it treated? In our latest article, revered consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Shafic Al-Nammari, reveals the answers to these questions and more, as we also find out how best to relieve symptoms through various effective home remedies.
In our day-to-day activities, our eyes have to work so we can see. Sometimes, there is a problem or a weakness in our eye muscles and this can cause vision problems, even in children. In this article, consultant ophthalmologist and eye expert Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor has explained what eye muscle weaknesses cause difficulty seeing something close-up for children and what parents can do to help.
As described in his first article, consultant rheumatologist Dr Gerald Coakley describes how fatigue differs from being merely tired. In this second article, he discusses how fatigue can be treated and how it related to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.
You have a heart murmur, but now what? There are different kinds of treatments for different severities of murmurs. Usually it is a simple treatment, but if not, there are other options. And how has COVID-19 had an impact on patients with heart murmurs and how doctors treat the condition? Experienced consultant cardiologist Dr Aigul Baltabaeva clarifies these unknowns.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has long been used in treating a variety of brain conditions. Fibromyalgia is the latest condition for which TMS is being offered as a soultion. Expert rheumatologist Dr Stephanie Kaye-Barrett describes TMS in further detail and explains how it can be used to treat fibromyalgia.