Sprains and strains
Trusted information about sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations, including links to first aids for sprains and strains.
Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.
Neck pain is relatively common and can affect anyone.
Limb injury symptoms
Trusted information about signs and symptoms of limb injuries, including strains, sprains, broken bones and bruises
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.