Conditions and treatments Treatment and surgery
Common surgeries
A man doing rehab exercises Knee surgery Knee surgery: The reality of rehab Knee surgery is only one part of the journey, rehab requires patience and persistence. The reality of how long it takes to recover can catch people by surprise. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
A green door with a keyhole Key hole surgery What is laparoscopic surgery? Has your doctor told you that you need laparoscopic or keyhole surgery? Here, Dr Donald Angstetra goes through exactly what laparoscopy is and how you can help manage your recovery. Dr Donald Angstetra Health Consultant
A woman doing knee exercises with physio Knee surgery Five great exercises after knee surgery Physiotherapist Dave Morarty shares five great exercises to help with your rehabilitation from knee surgery. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Palliative care
A photo of a grandfather and grandchild End of life planning Making the most of final days It's common and normal to feel like you want to make the most of every moment when someone you love it dying. Here are some tips from LifeCircle that may help. LifeCircle LifeCircle Bupa Partner
A woman taking a walk End of life planning Coping with emotions while looking after someone Caring for someone at the end of their life is a very emotionally challenging time. LifeCircle talk through some things you may experience and ways you can cope. LifeCircle LifeCircle Bupa Partner
An elderly woman at home with a nurse End of life planning Locating the services you need If you're caring for someone towards the end of their life, this quick cheat sheet from LifeCircle can help you find useful resources. LifeCircle LifeCircle Bupa Partner
A woman sitting at her desk in pain Physical therapy Physical therapy: the first appointment If you’re about to see a physio, chiro or osteo, here’s some idea of what you can expect from the first appointment. Emma Green Author Emma Green Health Writer
A man stretching on his balcony Physical therapy What do I need to do after my appointment? Have you booked in an appointment with an osteo? Maybe you’ve just come back from the physio. Here’s what you can expect after talking to one of these health professionals. Emma Green Author Emma Green Health Writer
A woman helping an elderly woman fold washing Hospital recovery How to help someone discharged from hospital Recovering from a stay in hospital can feel a whole lot more manageable when you’ve got a good support network around you. Maddie Graham Maddie Graham Writer & Content Partner