Radiofrequency Ablation of the Great Saphenous Vein

Varicose vein treatment, or endovenous ablation, is a minimally invasive treatment that uses radiofrequency or laser energy to cauterize (burn) and close abnormally enlarged veins in the legs, a condition called varicose veins.

Normally, blood circulates from the heart to the legs via arteries and back to the heart through veins. Veins contain one-way valves which allow blood to return from the legs against gravity. If the valves leak, blood pools in leg veins which can become enlarged or varicose.

Endovenous ablation is an image-guided procedure that uses heat generated by radiofrequency or laser energy to seal off these faulty vessels, diverting blood flow immediately to nearby healthy veins.


Pediatric Exams: Abdominal Exam

The film was produced by a paediatrician to aid the teaching of clinical examination skills. It starts where the history has been taken, and the clinical examination is about to commence.

Forceps in Child Birth

Probably the most common forceps used for rotation. The sliding mechanism at the articulation can be helpful in asyncletic births (when the fetal head is tilted to the side), since the fetal head is no longer in line with the birth canal.

Kinesiology Tape for AC Joint Sprain

Learn about AC joint sprain taping. The acromioclavicular joint (AC Joint) is found at the top of the shoulder and forms the junction between the acromion on the scapula (shoulder blade) and the clavicle.

Alternative Treatments for Skin Problems

Learn about alternative treatments for skin problems. Dr. Tony Chu, explains that the skin is the biggest organ of the body and how it can cause both physical and emotional discomfort.

Kinesiology Tape for SI Joint

Learn about SI joint taping. Low back pain is often caused by complications arising from the SI Joint. Though the SI Joint is not the singular cause of low back pain, attention to the joint is important in assessing and treating the pain.