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Compartment syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure in a group of muscles. Acute compartment syndrome appears after injury and is a medical emergency. Learn about symptoms and treatment options for acute and chronic compartment syndrome.

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Musculoskeletal conditions

Trusted information about musculoskeletal conditions from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on arthritis, osteoporosis and back pain.

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Spinal diseases

Links to our information partners' articles about spinal diseases.

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Joint diseases and problems

Joint diseases and problems can severely limit a person's quality of life, so it's important know what the different types are. Learn more about them here.

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Bone diseases

Bone disease can range from cancers, infections, or conditions. Read below to learn the different types of bone disease, symptoms and treatment options.

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Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Read more about symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis.

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Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that causes one or more of the fingers to bend towards the palm of the hand. It is relatively common. Find out more here.

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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Pain in the jaw or 'locking' of the jaw can be symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ. Learn more about TMJ symptoms and treatments.

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Ankylosing spondylitis

This rare form of arthritis affects the spine’s joints and ligaments and sometimes other joints. There’s no cure, but treatment can ease the symptoms.

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Perthes disease

Perthes disease is a painful condition of the hip which usually occurs in children. It can take time, but most children recover fully. Read our trusted sources about Perthe's disease.

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