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Is that getting bigger?
Was that there before?
We’ve lived with our bodies our entire lives, so you would think we’d be pretty familiar with them. Unfortunately, though, questions like those above are pretty common. The fact is, we just aren’t good at self-diagnosing. And some spots are in a place too difficult for us to get a good look at.
Read on for some interesting advice and facts on skin cancer and skin checks and, please, if you’re concerned about something on your skin, or you simply haven’t had a doctor look you over in a while, book in now with Yarra […]
IUDs, or intrauterine devices, are one of the most reliable methods of contraception available. In fact, they are the most effective reversible contraception on the market. Plus, you don’t have to worry about remembering to take the pill or using a condom.
IUDs aren’t, however, a popular form of contraception. Some doctors are hesitant to discuss them with their patients, especially young women, because they think they will be uninterested or unwilling to give them a go. But they are a convenient, effective form of birth control you should consider.
Here are six things you may not know about IUDs:
There are two […]
Many people find their sexual health an awkward thing to talk about and are hesitant to seek advice from healthcare professionals. This is normal and totally understandable, although it is important to stay informed on sexual health and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) both for your overall wellbeing and that of your sexual partner/s.
At Yarra Medical, we want you to feel relaxed about coming in and having a chat with one of our GPs about any of your concerns at our sexual health clinics, located at Richmond and Abbotsford. All our GPs are properly trained in treating STIs and can offer […]
Osteopathy is now available at Yarra Medical Richmond!
Introducing Yarra Medical Richmond’s resident Osteopath, Dr Ramsay Willmott (Osteo).
After completing 5 years of full-time university study in Osteopathy, Ramsay has been working as an Osteopath in the inner-north since 2011.
His passion for Osteopathy and his community spirit drove him to provide Osteopathy to his local community in Richmond!
Ramsay can often be seen running at Citizen’s Park or along the Yarra Trail, or catching up with friends over a latte at Thousand Blessings.
What do Osteopaths do?
After taking a detailed history of your presenting complaint, Osteopaths generally perform a thorough physical examination including relevant […]
One of the most exhilarating and ground-breaking topics in health right now is gut health, in particular the focus has been on the bacteria that live in our digestive tract, also known as our gut microbiome, which helps us break down the food we eat and absorb its nutrients.
Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates at Yarra Medical
Looking for pilates in Richmond? MOVE Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy is located within Yarra Medical in Abbotsford, inside the HIVE Shopping Centre on the boarder of Richmond and Abbotsford. Being located within a Medical Centre provides a patient-centred, multi-disciplinary approach to holistic health and wellness.
Yarra Medical is now open every Sunday. We have GPs consulting from both of our clinics in Richmond and The Hive Shopping Centre in Abbotford from 1pm to 5pm every Sunday. To make your appointment call us on (03) 9428 6200 for Richmond and (03) 9027 6262 for The Hive Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. Alternatively, you can book online.
Looking for PrEP Treatment in Melbourne?
PrEP treatment or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to HIV is available from all doctors including Dr Edward Skinner at Yarra Medical. The treatment is designed to prevent HIV infection if you are exposed to HIV. It must be taken daily. Regular sexual health checks must be conducted every 3 months if you decide to stay on the medication.