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Rhinitis Medicamentosa
Winter Health

Rhinitis Medicamentosa – What is it?

Rhinitis medicamentosa is a common condition caused by medications, mainly due to overuse of topical nasal decongestants. It is also known as “rebound rhinitis” or “rebound congestion” as it tends to come back over and over when you use intranasal decongestants for a long time. Topical decongestants are most frequently used to relieve congestion caused

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Migraine Headaches
Brain Health

Migraine Headaches

Migraine is a neurological condition causing multiple signs and symptoms. It affects 20% of women and 6% of men at some point in their lives. Its causes remain largely unknown. Migraine is frequently characterised by severe, debilitating headaches that are usually on one side of the head. Migraines often run in families and can affect

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Vaccination clinic open
Vaccinations

Open for Vaccinations

Crawford Medical’s team of 17 dedicated and experienced nurses have vaccinated about 4300 patients, says practice manager Kate Donley. “There’s actually an oversupply of vaccines in the market right now, but we haven’t wasted a single one.” Crawford’s new and separate vaccination centre has been up and running for three weeks. The temporary clinic is

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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 available for anyone aged 6 months and over at any time.  Call us on 09 538 0083 to book. For more information on the flu vaccine, and whether you are entitled to have it FREE, please visit the Fight Flu website. Please note that now the Covid-19 vaccination programme is being rolled

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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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