BCNOrtho – 10th Anniversary

The 10th anniversary of the BCNOrtho meeting happens this week in Barcelona.  Digital orthodontics is already here, and many advances in three-dimensional imaging, design, and printing make this technology very useful in every dentist’s office. This edition of BCNOrtho will be full of clinical techniques and advice based on the many years of experience of … Continue reading BCNOrtho – 10th Anniversary

What is Life Coach?

What is Life Coach? Life coaching is generally speaking a synergistic relationship between a professional and a client designed to remove limitations and barriers and tap into your full potential. Many people still associate the word “coach” with the image of someone who drives his athletes towards improvement and perfection. This same model for coaching … Continue reading What is Life Coach?

Healthcare in Spain

Spanish Healthcare consists of both private and public healthcare, with some hospitals (hospitales) and healthcare centres (centros de salud) offering both private (privado) and state healthcare services (asistencia sanitaria pública). You don’t need to have private health insurance to get medical treatment in Spain but it usually allows you to get faster treatment for non-emergency … Continue reading Healthcare in Spain

Useful Phone Numbers in Barcelona

If you recently moved or are just visiting Barcelona, make sure you’re always prepared with this list of important and emergency phone numbers in Barcelona. 112 All general emergencies 061 Medical emergencies Website: www.catsalut.net 080 Fire service The Fire brigrade or fire service is called “Bombers de Barcelona” Website: http://www.bcn.es/bombers 088 Police (Mossos d’Esquadra) The Mossos d’Esquadra are … Continue reading Useful Phone Numbers in Barcelona

Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

It feels like a fever. Or maybe a cold. But when you look in the mirror and see spots, you know it’s not a game of connect-the-dots. It’s chickenpox. And chickenpox sure do itch! Here’s why: After the red spots appear on your body, they fill up with a clear liquid. These liquid-filled blisters are … Continue reading Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

Meet Our Life Coach: Inez Van Asselt

We are happy to welcome our new Life Coach, Inez Van Asselt, here at TPMC! Inez is originally from the Netherlands where she obtained her Masters degree (2001) in Clinical Psychology and post-graduate training in Counseling. Inez has a wide range of professional experience and expertise in the clinical field. After moving to Barcelona she … Continue reading Meet Our Life Coach: Inez Van Asselt

Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel … Continue reading Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the … Continue reading Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

Understanding Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes … Continue reading Understanding Asthma

Bruxism in Children

When you look in on your sleeping child, you want to hear the sounds of sweet dreams: easy breathing and perhaps an occasional sigh. But some parents hear the harsher sounds of gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, which is very common in Children. Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or … Continue reading Bruxism in Children