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Spinal diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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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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Cervical spondylosis (degenerative spine condition) | 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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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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Ankylosing Spondylitis - Pain Conditions - painHEALTH

Learn about Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) as a muscularskeletal pain condition to identify how you can approach AS in your co-management treatment plan

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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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Polio: what you need to know - myDr.com.au

Polio is an infectious disease that can cause permanent muscle weakness, paralysis, and in severe cases, can be life-threatening.

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Back pain causes and relief information | myVMC

Back pain is very common. It usually occurs due to acute or chronic injuries to muscles of the spine, but may also be a symptom of serious disease.

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Spinal Cord Embolisation (AVM/DAVF) - InsideRadiology

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Constipation: causes and symptoms - myDr.com.au

What is constipation? Find out about symptoms, causes, risk factors and diagnosis. Plus, when you should seek medical advice.

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Sexuality Women Continence Foundation of Australia

Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as women.

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