Sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a condition that affects 5 to 10% of the population.
In Quebec, approximately 15% of people aged 15 years or more have some form of reduced mobility. For seniors aged 65 or more that number jumps to almost 35%.
Ostomy is the result of a surgical procedure. This procedure creates an opening that connects an interior organ with the outside. Ostomy is practiced mainly in cases of colon cancer, intestinal injuries and abdominal infections.
Generally speaking, urinary incontinence, also know as involuntary urination, is defined as any involuntary or accidental loss or leakage of urine. There are five types of incontinence.
Muscular injuries stem from several different causes: repetitive movements, bad sleep posture, confined fixed and constrained postures usually related work, extreme physical effort and lack of stretching in sports.
There are several causes for loss of hair: chemotherapy, alopecia, maternity, menopause, medication. the good news is that les Entreprises Médicales de l’Outaouais has Nancy Matte, the hair loss and haircare specialist.