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Knee injuries

There are two general kinds of knee problems: mechanical and inflammatory. Find out more about knee injuries as a result of accidents or illness.

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Knee pain

Knee pain is a common problem with a number of causes. Read about risk factors, symptoms, treatments and diagnosis.

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Knee replacement

A knee replacement may be recommended if you are suffering from knee pain and treatments suggested by your doctor have not relieved the pain.

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Baker’s cysts

Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Here's how to treat the symptoms once diagnosed, and what to do in the case of complications.

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ACL reconstruction

If your knee continually gives way after an ACL rupture, reconstruction offers the chance of improving the stability of your knee in everyday life and in sporting activities.

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Bumps, knocks and bruises

Bumps, knocks and bruises are common injuries that everyone will experience from time to time. Read more about treatments for bumps, knocks and bruises.

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body, but is most common in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Calf pain

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.

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Insect bites and stings

Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.

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Osteoarthritis symptoms

The symptoms of osteoarthritis can vary from one person to the next. Find out about osteoarthritis symptoms.

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What causes osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic joint disease, causing large amounts of disability and pain in the Australian community. Find out about the causes of osteoarthritis.

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