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Search results for: "Musculoskeletal Diseases"

Compartment syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure in a group of muscles. Learn more about the types, causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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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 articles about spinal diseases.

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Hip diseases

Links to our information partners' articles about hip disorders and possible causes.

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Endocrine diseases

Follow the links on this page to find trusted information about endocrine diseases.

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Bone diseases

Information about bone diseases, including rickets, Paget's disease and Perthes' disease, from leading Australian health organisations.

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Joint diseases

Joint injuries can be caused by dislocations or strains that force them out of position. Inflammation and swelling are signs of damage. Learn more.

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Osteoarthritis diagnosis

Information on how to diagnose osteoarthritis and links to trusted resources.

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What causes arthritis?

Information on the causes of arthritis, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and links to our partners resources

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Just diagnosed with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can be effectively managed with medicine, exercise and in some cases surgery. Find out more about the next steps and treatment options.

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