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Spinal diseases

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Scoliosis - MyDr.com.au

Scoliosis means an abnormal lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. Generally, scoliosis doesn’t cause any pain to start with, but pain may develop over the course of the disease.

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Scoliosis in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

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

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Scoliosis

The normal spine has three curves – one in the neck, one in the upper back and one in the lower back. If the spine has a sideways curve, this is scoliosis. In most cases the curve is mild and does not need treatment. However, about 3 in 1000 children have curves large enough to need treatment.

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Scoliosis - Better Health Channel

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Marfan syndrome | HealthEngine Blog

Marfan syndrome is a genetic connective tissue disorder which affects eye, bone and heart tissue. It is associated with scoliosis.

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Spinal Cord Embolisation (AVM/DAVF) - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

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Paget's Disease — Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments | MSK Australia

Do you have Paget’s disease? Find out more about your musculoskeletal condition, how to manage, and where to find support. Call MSK helpline: 1800 263 265

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Pain during childbirth | HealthEngine Blog

Almost all women experience pain during childbirth which varies in severity. There are different pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment of pain during childbirth.

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