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Scoliosis is the term given to an abnormal curve of your spine. Learn more about scoliosis causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options

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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of inherited diseases that cause muscle weakness. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.

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Human growth hormone

Human growth hormone is a small protein that travels in the bloodstream to stimulate growth. Learn more about the medical uses of human growth hormone.

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A laminectomy may be recommended to ease your back pain but only when other treatments such as physiotherapy and medication have not worked.

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that causes your muscles to become weaker. Learn more about the 5 different types of SMA.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have unusual facial features, heart and growth problems. With therapy, most will go on to lead normal lives.

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Prader-Willi syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic condition that can cause an limitless appetite. Read more about the symptoms and treatments.

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Spina bifida

Spina bifida is a birth defect that affects a baby's spine from early pregnancy. Having enough folate in your diet lowers your baby’s risk.

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GORD (reflux)

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is caused by stomach acid rising in your food pipe. Learn more about symptoms and treatments for GORD.

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