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.
Links to our information parnters' articles about jaw diseases.
Our information partners' articles about knee diseases and treatments.
Information about bone diseases, including rickets, Paget's disease and Perthes' disease, from leading Australian health organisations.
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.
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).
A bone fracture can be caused by trauma, such as a sports injury or fall. Fractures can also be caused by minor injuries in conditions that weaken the bone.
Pelvic Floor First Web App
Pelvic Floor First is a free, safe-exercise app to enable people at risk of or living with pelvic floor dysfunction to continue to exercise without putting additional pressure on their pelvic floor.
Achilles tendon injuries
The Achilles tendon is the thick cord you can feel above the back of your heel. Find out about Achilles tendon injuries and how to prevent them happening.
Rotator cuff injury
Rotator cuff injury is caused by a strain or tear in the muscles or tendons of your shoulder. Learn more about they symptoms and how to treat it.