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Back Pain
Different types of back pain. Acute back pain is severe but lasts short period of time. Chronic back pain usually occurs daily. Can be severe occa...
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Healthy bones
Cases of weak bones (osteoporosis) and life-changing fractures from falls are on the increase. Find out what you can do to keep your bones fit for purpose whatever your age.
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Back pain
Find out how everyday standing and sitting habits can cause back pain and other ailments.
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Trigger finger
Trigger finger is a condition that affects the tendons in the hand. When the affected finger or thumb is bent towards the palm, the tendon gets stuck and the finger clicks or locks. It's also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or stenosing tenovaginosis.
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Traction
Traction is the use of weights, ropes and pulleys to apply force to tissues surrounding a broken bone. It's sometimes used to keep a broken leg in the correct position during the early stages of healing, or to ease the pain of a fracture while a person is waiting for surgery.
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Tendonitis and other tendon injuries
Tendons are strong bands or cords of tissue that attach muscle to bone. They help move the bones and joints when muscles contract. The main types of tendon injury are: tendonitis – inflammation of a tendon
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Scoliosis
Scoliosis is the abnormal twisting and curvature of the spine. It is usually first noticed by a change in appearance of the back.
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Whiplash
Whiplash is a term that describes a neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head forwards, backwards or sideways. It often occurs after a sudden impact such as a road traffic accident (see below).
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Reactive arthritis
Reactive arthritis, formerly known as Reiter's syndrome, is a condition that causes inflammation (redness and swelling) in various places in the body.
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Slipped disc
A slipped disc – known as a prolapsed or herniated disc – occurs when one of the discs that sit between the bones of the spine (the vertebrae) is damaged and presses on the nerves.
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Trauma and orthopaedics (orthopaedic surgery)
Trauma and orthopaedics is an area of surgery concerned with injuries and conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system (the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves).
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Osteomyelitis
Osteomyelitis is the medical term for a bone infection, usually caused by bacteria. Osteomyelitis most commonly affects the long bones in the legs, but other bones, such as those in the back or arms, can also be affected.
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