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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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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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Ankylosing spondylitis - Lab Tests Online AU

Ankylosing spondylitis causes painful inflammation of the spine. Occasionally it can involve other joints or organs. In up to 40% of patients the eyes are affected with inflammation called uveitis or iritis. Stiffness due to ankylosing spondylitis is often improved after exercise.

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Scoliosis

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

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve of the spine.

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Scoliosis - myDr.com.au

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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Poliomyelitis

Polio is a highly infectious viral disease that can cause paralysis and death. Immunisation has dramatically reduced the incidence of polio but it still exists in some developing countries.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Polio

Polio is a disease that used to cause problems all over the world, but now it only happens insmall parts of3 countries because children every where elsehave been immunised against polio.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

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