85 results for "physiotherapist"

Osgood-Schlatter disease

The main symptom of Osgood-Schlatter disease - a common condition that affects children and teenagers during a growth spurt - is pain in the shin bone just below the knee.

Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive and painful condition where the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel.

Skin & Hair

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic (long-term) disease that affects the central nervous system. In MS, the protective sheath (known as myelin) that surrounds the nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord becomes damaged. ... What are the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

First Aid & Self-Care

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or ME/CFS — is a complex condition. It causes extreme fatigue, sleep problems, pain and other symptoms.

First Aid & Self-Care

Back pain

Most Australian adults will experience low back pain at some time in their lives. Most uncomplicated low back pain resolves after a period of active recovery and people are generally back to normal within 4 weeks.

Pain Symptoms

Exercising and arthritis

Exercise can reduce joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, strength and endurance in people with arthritis. Four main types of exercise are recommended for people with arthritis.

Arthritis

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common serious genetic condition in Australia, affecting one in every 2500 babies. Boys and girls are affected equally.

Respiratory Health

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports to assist your mobility, you may benefit from a knee replacement.

Arthritis

Bursitis

Bursitis is inflammation of the soft tissue space betweeen joints, usually caused by overuse of a joint, or when a joint is under pressure for extended periods of time.

Exercise & Fitness

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic (ongoing) problems with generalised pain, tenderness and muscle stiffness, plus an increased response to touch or pressure.

Pain

Juvenile chronic arthritis

Juvenile chronic arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is long-term joint inflammation (arthritis) in children. The main symptom is having painful joints for no obvious reason.

Kids' & Teens' Health
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