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Lower Back Pain
Bones and Joints

Lower back pain: Causes and Treatment

Anyone who has experienced pain in their lower back knows just how cumbersome this symptom can be. Lower back pain can be a result of many different causes, from acquired injuries to rheumatic diseases. But regardless of what’s causing it, pain in your lower back can make it difficult for you to perform your everyday

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Flu Influenza Vaccination 2020
Vaccinations

Flu Vaccination for 2021

Flu vaccines are currently available for Crawford patients (and casual patients) aged 6 months and over. If you are 65 years or older you can book anytime, but under 65 years can book appointments for the 17th of May onwards as per Ministry of Health requirements.  Call us on 09 538 0083 or registered patients

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Doxy Me Video Consultation
Crawford Medical

Getting Started with a Telehealth Virtual Consultation

If you have booked a Video Consultation with your Doctor, the appointment will be conducted using an online tool called Doxy.Me (doc see me). There is no specific App required, you just need to use a web browser. Google Chrome is the preferred browser for using Doxy.Me. You will need a webcam and a microphone,

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ADHD
Mental Health

Children and ADHD: What You Need to Know

What is ADHD? ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and it’s one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders affecting children. This disorder affects millions of children around the world and continues into adulthood although it may not be so obvious in adults because they self manage their behaviour better than children. It is estimated

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Bell House
Crawford Medical

Bell House

We recently purchased an adjacent building to extend our capacity to deliver medical services in the area. While development planning is underway for the site, Bell House is being used temporarily as our flu clinic to ensure people coming for a flu shot have minimum exposure to others while onsite. Please take care on the

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Stroke
Stroke

Stroke is always an emergency

Tēnā koutou katoa, Talofa lava, Talofa ni, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Malo ni, Malo e lelei, Kia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, On behalf of the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand, we want to provide you with an update on the F.A.S.T. campaign. The Stroke Foundation is now running the F.A.S.T. Campaign 2020 on

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