Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscle control, affecting movement and coordination. While the cause is often unknown, there are risk factors.
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.
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.
Foods high in magnesium
Magnesium is essential for your muscles and nerves to work properly, to regulate blood sugar and pressure, and to make protein, bone, and DNA. Find out which foods are high in magnesium and how much you need here.
Why it’s time to get your walking boots back on
Learn about the health benefits of walking, including how much walking is good for your health.
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.
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.
Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.
What do paediatricians do?
Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and children’s physical, mental and behavioural development.
Dysarthria is when the muscles used to breathe and speak are weakened or paralysed, slurring your speech. Learn more here.