Search

Understanding Arthritis

Pain in the joints is one of the most common reasons to visit a family doctor, and this can result in the diagnosis of arthritis. The...

Pain: Part One

Pain is one of the most common reasons to visit a family doctor and treating pain effectively and safely is one of the most complex and...

A word from the Patient Advisory Committee

Guisachan Family Medicine has operated a Patient Advisory Committee since 2017. This committee is comprised of patients from our...

I need some sleep...

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping. It is hard to understand how important sleep is to staying healthy and feeling your best...

Caring for your stitches

After the removal of a skin lesion or a mole, you will need to take care of the incision as it heals. Doing so may limit scarring, may...

Preparing for your physical for women

A physical exam is an opportunity to focus on a health issue by taking a complete history and by examining you carefully. However, it is...

Preparing for your physical for men

A physical exam is an opportunity to focus on a health issue by taking a complete history and by examining you carefully. However, it is...

Understanding blood pressure: the basics

You are probably reading this because we noticed that your blood pressure was elevated. We hope that you find this information and the...

A word about lists...

We all want to get the most out of a visit with our doctor and it might seem that bringing a list of concerns is a great way to remember...