St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne Blog-

Dr Iniyaval Thevathasan – Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Pregnancy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) comprises of a group of conditions that cause inflammation of the digestive tract and includes Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. IBD is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 18-35. Hence, it follows that a majority of women will conceive for the first time after [...]

Dr Stefan Kane – Is my baby ok? Babies that are Small for Dates (Small for Gestational Age)

Birth announcements almost always mention a baby's birthweight – it forms a considerable point of interest for parents, family and friends alike. Beyond this social curiosity, birthweight is an important health measure, as very small or very large babies may need additional care. A significant component of pregnancy care [...]

Dr Peter England- Melbourne Obstetrician

Your pregnancy is a highly personal experience and requires individualised care, specific to your own health and lifestyle needs. Dr Peter England is dedicated to providing bespoke and compassionate care to every patient to ensure they have the best pregnancy possible. Peter has worked in both Australia and the UK.  [...]

The 3 Types of Running Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

Runners love to talk about running through the pain. And while a certain amount of tough love is necessary to make it to the finish line, running through real, injury-related pain is often the fastest way to the operating theatre. “The seeds of major, long-term injuries can be planted years [...]

2019-08-21T04:24:41+00:00Orthopaedics|

Knee Injuries? A Runners Guide to Recovery

Pounding the pavement proved more of a health hazard than benefit? At the risk of sounding like a negative Nanna, looking after your injuries shouldn’t be an afterthought – it should be a priority. Mr Andrew Chia, specialist orthopaedic surgeon with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, says knee injuries are [...]

2019-08-21T04:27:22+00:00Orthopaedics|