General Practitioner Services
The Carysfort Clinic offers a wide range of general practitioner services, catering for all frontline medical requirements. For a full list of services please scroll down or contact Carysfort Clinic directly.
GP Services Available
We offer a full sports injury service. This included:
- Sport specific functional rehabilitation techniques
- Joint mobilisation and manipulation
- Soft tissue techniques
- Biomechanical assessment of movement
- Gait analysis
- Sports orthotic prescription
- Exercise prescription for rehabilitation and prevention of injury
- Assessment and treatment of postural and movement dysfunctions
This service is for patients who suffer from haemchromatosis.
Cryotherapy is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy or the removal of heat from a body part. The term “cryotherapy” comes from the Greek cryo (κρυο) meaning cold and the word therapy (θεραπεια) meaning cure. It has been around since the 1880-1890s.
Its goal is to decrease cellular metabolism, increase cellular survival, decrease inflammation, decrease pain and spasm, promote vasoconstriction, and when using extreme temperatures, to destroy cells by crystallising the cytosol. The most prominent use of the term refers to the surgical treatment, specifically known as cryosurgery.
Chelation is a non-surgical, safe and painless intravenous treatment of the heavy metal accumulation in the body that causes so many health problems including hardening of the arteries, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, chronic fatigue, Parkinson’s Disease multiple sclerosis and other degenerative diseases. It is the most effective anti-ageing treatment there is today. It is also recommended for prevention in those with a strong family history of heart disease. Chelation has been used since the 1950s to treat heavy metal poisoning and remains the standard treatment for this condition. Chelation therapy is not officially approved by mainstream medicine for efficacy in the treatment of atherosclerosis but has been used for this purpose by thousands of doctors on over a million patients in the U.S., with significant improvements reported in over 80% of cases.No significant adverse effects have ever been reported when given according to protocol.
Carysfort Clinic offers a full family practice service.
Health Check: The service provides full Women’s Health checks:
- Contraception: Full range of contraceptive options.
- Smear testing: Patients have a choice of attending the Practice Nurses or GP for their smear tests. There is now a free service under the auspices of the National Cancer Control Programme. It is recommended to have a smear test every 3 years from age 25 to 44 and every 5 years from 44 to 60. After this age smears are of limited value but may be recommended in special circumstances.
- Combined Ante-Natal / Post-Natal / Newborn Care: The practice is a member of the Mother and Child scheme which provides free ante-natal checks to expecting mothers, 2 week baby check and 6 weeks checks for mother and baby. These are carried out between the Practice Nurse and the Doctor. It is the usual practice to delay the 6 week check to coincide with the 2 month Infant Vaccination for the convenience of all.
- We are registered with Cervical Check, therefore smear tests are free
- Your smear will be taken by female member of staff.
- Your test results will be available within two weeks.
- This is a fully computerised service and is linked to Quest Diagnostics based in the US.
Clinics are run on a three monthly basis and are free to GMS patients.
- The Doctors are experienced in diagnosing and dealing with a wide range of Men’s Health issues including erectile dysfunction, benign prostate disease and prostate cancer – not to mention all other diseases more prevalent in men (high blood pressure, heart disease etc.). This includes physical examination and specific blood tests relating to this area.
- Wellman Health check involves screening asymptomatic men for all risk factors leading to premature illness. Unfortunately prostate cancer and high cholesterol, for example, are largely asymptomatic.
- Respiratory function testing involves measuring lung function, specifically the measurement of the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled. Spirometry is an important tool used for generating pneumotachographs which are helpful in assessing conditions such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and COPD.
An exercise electrocardiogram helps to diagnose ischaemic heart disease, which is the common cause of angina and other heart problems. It can also help to assess the severity of heart disease.
An electrocardiogram or ‘ECG’ records the electrical activity of the heart. The heart produces tiny electrical impulses which spread through the heart muscle to make the heart contract. These impulses can be detected by the ECG machine. The machine amplifies the electrical impulses that occur at each heartbeat, and records them on to a paper or computer. An ECG recording is painless and harmless. (The ECG machine records electrical impulses coming from your body – it does not put any electricity into your body.) An exercise ECG records the electrical activity of your heart whilst you exercise. This test is sometimes called an exercise stress test or exercise tolerance test.
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Phone: 01 – 288 7328 / 01 – 288 7329
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