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Musculoskeletal conditions

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Musculoskeletal conditions - arthritis and osteoporosis and back pain

Musculoskeletal conditions, of which arthritis and osteoporosis are most common, are one of the major causes of chronic pain and disability in Australia.

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Musculoskeletal conditions Other chronic conditions Chronic conditions Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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Neck pain

Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal condition and in most cases settles down with simple management.

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What is arthritis

Arthritis is often referred to as a single disease. In fact, it is an umbrella term for more than 100 medical conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet.

Read more on Arthritis Australia website

Leg ache - myDr.com.au

One of the more serious causes of leg pain is intermittent claudication. Find out more about this condition.

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Joint pain (Arthralgia) | myVMC

Joint pain (arthralgia) is an extremely common symptom which most people will experience at some point in their lives. Joint pain has many different causes, ranging from local injury to the joint to whole-body illnesses which include joint pain as one part of the disease.

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Foot problems - heel pain

The heel is a padded cushion of fatty tissue around the heel bone (the calcaneus) that holds its shape despite the pressure of body weight and movement. It serves to protect the structures of the foot, including the calcaneus, muscles and ligaments. Heel pain is a very common foot complaint.

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Heart Conditions | Heart Centre for Children

More information about some heart conditions that affect babies and children.

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

Common medical tests to diagnose heart conditions

Your doctor may order different medical tests to help find out what your heart condition is and the best way to treat it. Some of these tests are explained below.

Read more on WA Health website

Exercise - MOVE

Information about exercise for people with arthritis and other muscle, bone and joint conditions.

Read more on MOVE muscle, bone & joint health website

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