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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis (gastro) is an infection of the gut that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Learn here about the symptoms and how to treat them.

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Back injuries

Back injuries are very common, and often occur as a result of sudden movements, bumps, knocks or falls. Learn more about the signs of back injury and treatments.

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What causes back pain?

Information on causes of back pain, including activities that can trigger it, factors that increase the risk of developing back pain, and links to resources.

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Back pain prevention

To prevent back pain, you need to reduce excess stress and strain on your back – for example, with good posture, sleeping, exercise, and lifting and handling.

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Back pain

Back pain is very common and affects most people at some point in their life. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and how to prevent it.

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Back pain self-care

If you have back pain, there are things you can do to help manage the condition, including moving, using hot and cold treatments, and taking care at work.

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Is my back pain serious?

Information on how to decide whether your back pain is serious, about the different symptoms, when to get medical help, and links to trusted resources.

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Back pain diagnosis and treatment

Find out how a doctor diagnoses the cause of back pain and how to treat it, including with pain relief medication, physical therapy, acupuncture and self-care.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a problem with the back that can cause lower back pain and muscle tightness. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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