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Neuromuscular diseases

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Non-malignant / End Stage Disease

There are many illness that may benefit from specialist palliative input. These include neuromuscular disorders (MS, MND, Parkinsons disease), COPD, heart failure, dementia and other chronic life-limiting illnesses.

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Brain Foundation | Motor Neurone Disease

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain, particularly in the young and physically active.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease - myDr.com.au

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a hereditary disorder marked by slowly progressive muscle weakness in the feet, lower legs, hands and forearms, and a mild loss of sensation in limbs, fingers, and toes.

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Leprosy

Leprosy is now considered to be a rare disease in Australia; however, eradication of the disease has not been achieved.

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Brain Foundation | Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Terry White Chemists Baclofen Tablets - myDr.com.au

Terry White Chemists Baclofen Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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GenRx Baclofen Tablets - myDr.com.au

GenRx Baclofen Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Alzheimer's Australia | Drug treatments & dementia

Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a persons functioning. It is a broad term to describe a loss of memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and what would be considered normal emotional reactions. Dementia causes significant impairment in a persons day to day functioning.

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Myasthenia gravis - myDr.com.au

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic muscle disease that produces weakness and abnormally rapid fatigue of the voluntary muscles.

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