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Injury prevention

Links to trusted information about injury prevention.

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Dental injury

The most common cause of a dental injury is a fall or playing sport. It can also happen from eating something hard. Learn more here.

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Back injury symptoms

Back injuries can cause pain as well as many other different symptoms. Learn more about the different symptoms you may have if you have a back injury.

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Facial injury treatments

If you have a facial injury, you can easily treat a minor wound or cut. However, a larger or deep wound or cut will need medical attention.

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Achilles tendon injuries

The Achilles tendon is the thick cord you can feel above the back of your heel. Find out about Achilles tendon injuries and how to prevent them happening.

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Objects or chemicals in the eye after care

If you have an object in your eye, you can try to flush it out, however chemicals in the eye are more serious. The following advice may be helpful to prevent any long-lasting damage.

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Rehabilitation after illness or injury

Rehabilitation after illness or injury aims to help you recover. Learn more about rehabilitation services, the specialised health professionals involved, and how they can help.

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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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Wounds, cuts and grazes

There are many different types of wounds. Some can be caused by an injury or by a cut. Here’s how to look after wounds and cuts yourself and when to get help.

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Cellulitis prevention

Protect yourself from cellulitis by avoiding injury.

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