Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid, leading to symptoms like painful joint inflammation. Lifestyle changes may reduce the risk of developing gout.
Medical treatment for gout can help reduce swelling and pain whilst others prevent further attacks. Learn more about the different medication for gout.
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.
Arthritis is not one disease alone, but an umbrella term for more than 100 conditions that affect the joints of the body. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.
Temporomandibular joint disorder
Pain in the jaw or ‘locking’ of the jaw can be symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
Being a little overweight may not cause many noticeable problems. However, once you are carrying extra kilograms (or pounds), you may develop symptoms that affect your daily life. Find out about the symptoms of obesity.
Knee pain is a common problem with a number of causes. Read about risk factors, symptoms, treatments and diagnosis.
Some health conditions can affect the health of your feet, so it's important to care for them as part of managing your health and wellbeing. Find out more about foot care by reading our page.
One in every 20 people develop kidney stones at some point in their life. Find out more from leading Australian health organisations
Bursitis is a condition where fluid-filled cushions called bursae, which protect areas where tendons cross bones and joints, become inflamed. Learn more here about the prevention and treatment of bursitis.