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Musculoskeletal conditions

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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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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Learn About Your Condition - Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term that refers to over 150 different conditions. The accurate term for this group of conditions is musculoskeletal conditions, as they affect the muscles, bones and/or joints. Some common types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, polymyalgia rheumatica and ankylosing spondylitis. Anyone can get arthritis, including children and young people. It can affect people from all backgrounds, ages and lifestyles.

Read more on MOVE muscle, bone & joint health website

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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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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Learn About Your Condition - Feet

Muscle, bone and joint conditions that affect the feet can have a great impact on daily activities and livelihood.

Read more on MOVE muscle, bone & joint health website

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

Learn About Your Condition - Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition in which people experience symptoms that include widespread pain and tenderness in the body, often accompanied by fatigue and problems with memory and concentration.

Read more on MOVE muscle, bone & joint health website

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