Physiognomy, which is the art of judging character from the features of the face, flourished in the Middle Ages. According to Addison, 'everyone is in some degree a master of that art which is physiognomy; and naturally forms to themselves the character of a stranger from the features of the face'. In reality, all doctors use a physiognomical approach to diagnose many medical conditions although we may not be as expert at the art as we should be.

The face is a person's most immediate means of communicating with others; it is a shield and banner, a mask and a mirror. It reveals mental faculties and emotional turmoil. It is the first perspective gained of patients as they walk into the consulting room.

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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