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What is a concussion?

What is a concussion?

A concussion is technically a type of traumatic brain injury, with the terms concussion and mild traumatic brain injury used interchangeably within the medical community. A concussion can therefore be defined as, “a traumatic brain injury induced by biomechanical...

Healthy Habits to Maintain as Borders Reopen

Healthy Habits to Maintain as Borders Reopen

After a year of strict quarantine policies and closed borders, the world is slowly attempting to return to normal. Australia recently announced its plans to reopen international borders starting November, according to reports from ABC News. Other countries in the UK,...

What To Do Next After You Roll Your Ankle?

What To Do Next After You Roll Your Ankle?

It was a gorgeous sunny day, and while you were talking to your friend you unexpectedly missed the bottom step and 'rolled' your ankle. This is the common story we hear all the time.  What is a fractured ankle?  The two bones in your lower leg are called the...

Work Injuries

Work Injuries

Injuries at work do occur. As an employee or employer, time off work can be really difficult. No one has time to wait hours in your local hospital emergency department or spend days accessing various services and waiting for results. The WiSE Specialist Emergency...