Orthoptist Essay

Orthoptist Essay

Admission Essay for the Health Field

– Born and raised by parents working in the medical field, I have always had the urge to follow up on on a health related career. Despite never being pressured into choosing scientific subjects as my academic studies, I deeply admired what a long way science has come and longed to give my contribution to this fascinating world. I am presently studying for my A-levels at St.Aloysius Sixth form in Malta, a college for high achievers. Towards the end of my secondary education, I was offered a work exposure in health related fields….  

The Effectiveness of Brace Strategy in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

– For many years the connection between scoliosis and brace strategy has continued to be a focus of medical and scientific research. This essay will critique and synthesise information from academic sources to evaluate the effectiveness of brace strategy in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Scoliosis is diagnosed when the spin is displaced causing a sideward curve (Fagan, 2012). According to Pierce (2005), an estimate of 80% of scoliosis cases is unknown also known as idiopathic….  

Treatment of ACL Injuries

– Treatment of ACL Injuries “Doc, I fell and twisted my knee. I heard a pop. It hurt briefly. When I stood up, the knee felt as if it was not underneath me, and the knee gave way. It swelled up by the next day and ever since feels as though it would pop out when I twist or even cross the street quickly.” In almost all cases the above complaints occur due to an injury to the ACL (Anterior Crucial Ligament) of the knee. The ACL is a very important ligament in the knee that controls the pivoting motion of the knee….