Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.
Chest injury symptoms
Trusted information about chest injury symptoms including chest pain, difficulty of breathing and more. Find out what to do and when to see a doctor, plus links to trusted resources.
Chest injury treatments
Trusted information about chest injury treatments including stopping the bleeding, taking pain killers and more. Find out what to do and when to see a doctor, plus links to trusted resources.
Costochondritis is an inflammation in the cartilage that joins your ribs to your breastbone. If you have costochondritis, learn how you can reduce the pain.
Pericarditis is inflammation of the thin sheath around your heart. It can lead to problems ranging from swelling to a serious drop in blood pressure.
Spinal cord injuries
Trusted information about spinal cord injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to nontraumatic spinal cord injury.
Total ankle replacement
Arthritis of your ankle is often the result of previous ankle injuries or rheumatoid arthritis. If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, an ankle replacement should reduce your pain and still give you some movement in your ankle.
Jellyfish stings are common and mostly painful. Some are so serious that you may need emergency medical attention. Read this page on jellyfish stings to hear what to do if you of someone you are with gets stung.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid around your lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.
People who self-harm usually try to keep it a secret from their friends and family. Find out about ways to identify and diagnose self-harm.