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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can help treat a range of health problems. Learn about what physiotherapists do, the conditions they treat and how they can help you.

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Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains are common injuries. Find out about the symptoms, causes and first-aid treatment for sprains and strains.

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow affects the outside of the elbow. Find out about its symptoms, causes, treatments and prevention on trusted information pages about tennis elbow.

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain in children. It affects children 8-14 years of age. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment.

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Tracheostomy

A tracheostomy is a small surgical opening in your neck that allows you to breathe through your throat instead of your nose and mouth.

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Hip pain

Hip pain is very common. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, treatments and self-care options and when to seek medical attention.

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Heel pain

A lot of people suffer from heel pain. Find out more about symptoms, treatments, self-care options and when to seek medical attention from a specialist.

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Pelvic floor exercises

Pelvic floor exercises help to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor which come under great strain in pregnancy and childbirth.

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Physical activity guidelines for older people

Over-60s should try to be active every day. Here's how much exercise you need to stay mentally and physically strong and prevent conditions such as osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects your bones, causing them to become weak and fragile. Learn about its treatment, management and prevention.

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