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Sprains and strains

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament, which is the tissue that connects bones at a joint. Read more about managing and treating sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations.

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Neck pain

Neck pain is a common condition that can affect anyone. Learn what can cause neck pain and how to treat it here.

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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.

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Sports massage

Sports massage is designed to help people who exercise and can aid healing after an injury. Learn what is involved and find out more about the health benefits.

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What causes back pain?

Information on causes of back pain, including activities that can trigger it, factors that increase the risk of developing back pain, and links to resources.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a type of anti-inflammatory pain reliever. It is a medicine that treats fever and pain caused by inflammation. It belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs.

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Joint pain and swelling

Joint pain and swelling can affect any joint in the body, and is often accompanied by stiffness and aches. Read more to learn about joint pain and swelling.

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Back injuries

Back injuries often occur as a result of sudden movements, bumps or falls. Learn to recognise symptoms that could indicate a severe back injury.

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First aid kits

An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.

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Limb injuries

A limb injury is any injury to a limb, such as a leg or arm, or to their toes and fingers. Find out more about limb injuries and its many causes.

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