Bones, muscles and joints
Bones, muscles and joints make up the musculoskeletal system. Learn more about their function and conditions related to the bones, muscles and joints.
A prolapsed bladder develops when the bladder bulges into a woman’s vaginal wall. This can cause problems for some women, but treatments are available.
Muscle aches and pains
General muscular aches and pains are common. They're often caused by the unfamiliar use or overuse of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia (the soft tissues that connect muscles).
Pelvic floor muscles
The pelvic floor consists of layers of muscles. Learn about the function and role of the pelvic floor muscles and how pelvic floor exercises can be effective at reducing urinary leakage.
Cardiac enzyme tests can check whether the heart muscle is damaged, and indicate if a person has had a heart attack.
Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the muscles and bones.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases affecting the muscles that control movement. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.
Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.