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Spinal diseases

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Arthritis Australia

Arthritis is a very common condition in Australia affecting people of all ages and from all walks of life. Its symptoms often have a big impact on the daily lives of people, and although arthritis can be difficult to live with, there are many simple measures that can help anyone manage their symptoms. Arthritis Australia provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

It will help you understand your condition so that you can better manage your symptoms and continue to lead an active and healthy life.

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Cervical Spondylosis | myVMC

Cervical Spondylosis is a spinal cord disorder mainly affecting people over 40 years. It causes severe neck pain and restricted neck and shoulder movement.

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Brain Foundation | Transverse Myelitis

Transverse Myelitis Transverse Myelitis Description Transverse myelitis is an inflammatory disorder of the spinal cord leading to loss of muscle power, sensory symptoms (pins and needles) and bladder and bowel dysfunction

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If the spine has a sideways curve, this is called scoliosis and is pronounced as (sco-li-o-sis)

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Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve of the spine.

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Scoliosis -

Scoliosis means an abnormal lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. Find out about the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

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Scoliosis in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Scoliosis is a sideways curving and turning of the bones of a childs spine. Get essential information on scoliosis symptoms, tests and treatment.

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Kyphosis (Scheuermann's disease; Roundback; Hunchback; Postural kyphosis) | myVMC

Kyphosis refers to curvature of the spine which produces a hunched back. It is may induced by arthritis, fractures in osteoporosis or a slipped disc.

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Juvenile-onset ankylosing spondylitis | myVMC

Juvenile-onset ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis of the spine) is an inflammatory condition which begins in childhood. The joints of the spine stiffen.

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