Category : Therapy

Use walking aids optimally

Use walking aids optimally

The best way to use walking sticks and crutches has to be learned. An expert gives tips on which walking aid is useful when and how to use it

Poison emergency call: an overview of all telephone numbers

Poison emergency call: an overview of all telephone numbers

Here you can quickly find the valid telephone numbers for the poison emergency call. This is available for you around the clock

Well prepared for a doctor's consultation

Well prepared for a doctor's consultation

Doctors often have too little time for their patients. In this way, you can still find out what you want to know - and thus improve your chances of recovery

Fit for the OR: how to get ready

Fit for the OR: how to get ready

Is there a planned intervention? With these tips you will prepare yourself optimally for the operation and the stay in the hospital

IGeL: Botox against sweating

IGeL: Botox against sweating

Botulinum toxin can help against excessive sweating. The health insurance company seldom pays for the treatment. Is it worth the investment?

Providing first aid - this is how it works

Providing first aid - this is how it works

How to behave in an emergency. Above all, make a note of the emergency number 112

Psychotherapy: an overview of the procedures

Psychotherapy: an overview of the procedures

Analytical, systemic and behavioral therapy based on depth psychology: There are four scientifically recognized forms of psychotherapy.

Treating minor ailments yourself?

Treating minor ailments yourself?

Patients can often take good care of minor complaints without consulting a doctor. Some experts argue for even more

Rehabilitation ("rehab")

Rehabilitation ("rehab")

A rehabilitation should help to be affected as little as possible by the consequences of an illness in everyday life and a disability or

First aid: First measures at the scene of the accident

First aid: First measures at the scene of the accident

What to do when you come to the scene of an accident as a first aid worker

Removal of the uterus (hysterectomy)

Removal of the uterus (hysterectomy)

The removal of the uterus is one of the most common gynecological operations. Reasons can be, for example, benign and malignant tissue changes

Ventilation: air for life

Ventilation: air for life

Anyone who can no longer breathe adequately on their own can make life easier or even save with artificial ventilation

Blood thinning (anticoagulant)

Blood thinning (anticoagulant)

Blood clots are involved in many diseases of the cardiovascular system. Anticoagulant drugs are said to reduce the risk for developing it

Shock wave therapy (ESWT)

Shock wave therapy (ESWT)

ESWT is a treatment method for kidney and ureter stones. It also brings relief from painful tendon and muscle diseases

Hypnotherapy: hypnosis as a remedy

Hypnotherapy: hypnosis as a remedy

It is considered one of the oldest healing methods in the world. But researchers are only now discovering what exactly happens to the body and mind in a trance

Organ donation card for printing

Organ donation card for printing

An organ donor card can save lives. You can download it here

Blood transfusion explained: reasons, process and risks

Blood transfusion explained: reasons, process and risks

In a blood transfusion, blood or blood components are administered via a vein to compensate for a deficiency, for example in the event of blood loss

Appendectomy (appendectomy)

Appendectomy (appendectomy)

If the appendix attached to the appendix becomes inflamed, surgery is often necessary. How to recognize, how the operation works and what afterwards

Intubation: securing the airways

Intubation: securing the airways

If the patient cannot maintain breathing himself, the doctor secures the airways by intubation - either with a tube or a laryngeal mask

Foreign body in the eye

Foreign body in the eye

Harmless, small foreign bodies - like an eyelash - can usually be removed yourself. Sometimes, however, rapid help from an ophthalmologist is required