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The clinic can also perform ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG) by specialist neurologist Mr Nikolaos Thanos

The examination is carried out by the neurologist with the help of sophisticated equipment by Nihon Kodehn, mod.Neuropack. This specialized, neurological examination, which is applied to the upper and / or lower extremities.

In which clinical cases is the EMG useful ?
In cases of pain in hands, – the “carpal tunnel syndrome”- is recognized with the EMG. In spinal cord disc diseases or in the ulnar tunnel syndrome, the EMG gives a lot of useful information about the specific nerves that have the problem. In cases of nerves’ trauma an EMG is also required to assess the status and their recovery. In diabetic patients the EMG checks the peripheral nerves that unfortunately may be affected. More rear diseases such as severe muscle disease (Gravis), various myopathy syndromes, polyneuropathies, cervical nerve damage, are necessary to be checked with EMG to diagnose and to treat.

To conclude, EMG offers a lot diagnostically in diseases that are relevant to a variety of clinical specialties, such as neurology, endocrinology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, rheumatology, oncology etc.

EMG is also useful in various diseases such as diabetes, thyroid syndromes, malignancies, blood diseases, or in cases of alcohol and drugs abuse, chronic medication treatments. Finally, daily cases of loss of sense of feeling/touch, sense of stiffness/or burn, located at an area or spreading to greater body parts, should be examined with EMG following a doctor’s referral.

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Asclepion dermatologist

This Saturday 18th of March Dr. E. Ioannidis, dermatologist surgeon, will be in the Asclepion of Sporades private medical and diagnostic center.

Apart from the dermatological exams and interventions, dr Ioannidis performs also laser depilation sessions, aesthetic face therapies such as “Hyaluronic” , “Threads lift”, ‘Botox”, etc.
For information and appointment booking please call on 24240-24500.

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March schedule Asklepion


· Wednesday 01/03/2017 Urologist Mr. Ch. Rigopoulos
· Wednesday 01/03/2017 Νeuorologist/ Psychiatry Mr. N.Thanos
· Wednesday 01/03/2017 Οrthopedics Mr. Αl.Kostakis
· Thursday 02/03/2017 Gynaecologist/ Obstetrician Mr. Th.Retsianis
· Friday 03/03/2017 Οphthalmologist/PLEXR® Mr. D.Αngelinas
· Saturday 04/03/2017 ENT (ear, nose and throat) Mr. Μ.Paxinos
· Wednesday 08/03/2017 Εndocrinologist Mr. F.Spyrou

In the diagnostic center the following medical examinations are performed following an appointment : Ultrasound (all organs), Triplex (angio-check), Radiography( X-rays), Mammogram, Osteoporosis measurement.
Responsible Doctor of Radiology – Ultrasound specialist : Mr. Ioannis Varmpompitis
For info and appointment booking : tel. 2424024500

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Faros new program


“Faros Skopelos” launches a pilot program from the 1st of February 2017 until 31st of January 2018 in order to upgrade its services to cancer patients and their families . The aim of this project is to investigate and record the needs of patients and their family members as well- so as to improve the services provided- to connect and cooperate with medical and psycho social services , to provide psychological and psycho social support and inform the local community about cancer and other severe, life-threatening illnesses.

The Faros office is located in the basement of KAPI building in Skopelos town and its opening hours are
Monday-Tuesday -Friday 10.00-14.00 ηοθρσ
Wednesday-Thursday 17.00-21.00 ηοθρσ
Tel. (0030)24240-22341
E-mail farosskopelou@gmail.com

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On Sunday the 5th of February the Faros Charity will cut it’s annual New year’s cake in Bardon around 17.30 hours. Everybody is invited.

Skopelosnews is going because after John Gills death last year we think it necessary to get an update on how Faros can help people who are seriously ill on the island. We realized we did not have a clue. It is also good to meet the people who are helping with keeping the charity alive.

Faros helps individuals with chronic, serious illnesses. These include people with cancer, those with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, or with advanced heart, respiratory, or organ disease.The carers and families of people with serious and potentially life limiting illnesses.The community, through the promotion of information and awareness about cancer and other potentially life limiting illnesses. This is their website: http://farosskopelou.gr/EN/index.php

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On Saturday the 28th of January at 13.00 hours the medical clinic Asclepion will hold an official opening ceremony and a cutting of the cake event. Everybody who wants to attend is welcome.
A speech will be held and there will be some surprises. Anybody who wants to help the people in Syria can donate money in the box that is available from Doctors Without Borders (MSF)

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They are coming


With a slight delay we present the new schedule of the Asclepion clinic

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