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Cerebral palsy symptoms

Symptoms of cerebral palsy range from muscle stiffness and weakness to balance problems. Learn all about the four main types of cerebral palsy here.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscular control, affecting movement and coordination. Know the risk factors in pregnancy and birth.

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Living with cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy cannot be cured, but a lot can be done to help people with the condition.

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6 myths about cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) affects 1 in every 500 babies born in Australia, yet it's still very misunderstood. Learn the facts about CP this World Cerebral Palsy Day.

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Cerebral palsy diagnosis

Learn about the ways cerebral palsy can be diagnosed, including tests and scans doctors may do. Getting the right diagnosis can be difficult but is important.

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Nervous system diseases

Find out more about specific nervous system diseases, including signs and symptoms of particular conditions, how they are diagnosed and where to go for support.

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Bunions

A bunion is a bony lump that forms at the main joint between the big toe and the foot and pulls the joint out of line. Read about the treatments and more here.

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Speech pathology

Speech pathology aims to help people who can’t communicate effectively. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the term given to an abnormal or exaggerated curve of the spine and it can occur at any age. Learn more about curved scoliosis causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

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Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) includes problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, dribbling, or closing the lips. Find out more here.

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