A stroke occurs when the blood supply to a certain part of the brain is reduced or interrupted. Without oxygen and nutrients from the blood, brain cells cannot function properly and eventually die. There are 2 major types of strokes: ISCHEMIC stroke caused by a BLOCKED artery, and HEMORRHAGIC stroke… Continue Reading Brain Stroke, Types of, Causes, Pathology, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention, Animation.

Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Jo. My friend from the interwebs, Scottish Geeks, asked me to do some exercises on how to prevent DVT. So let’s get started. So a DVT stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis. Which can be a very scary situation and it can be life threatening. A lot… Continue Reading DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Prevention Exercises – Ask Doctor Jo

Earlier this month I saw a patient who was referred to me by his General Practitioner with phlebitis. His GP had been treating him with antibiotics and if anything, his leg was getting worse. Now treating phlebitis with antibiotics is simply wrong and I am going to tell you the… Continue Reading Phlebitis The Truth About the Causes and Treatment (Full Length)