Migraines
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More than one in ten American are thought to get migraines, with the main symptom being a very painful headache. However, not all severe headaches are classed as migraines. Migraines are the most common in people aged between 35 and 45 years of age. Women are more likely to get migraines than men, particularly during…

Muscle Pain
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Muscle aches and pains are very common, leaving you feeling miserable and sore. Aches and pains can be caused by a number of factors. What are the symptoms of muscle pain? Pain, tenderness or swelling Stiffness or reduced movement of the injured area Reduced strength of the injured area What are the causes of muscle…

Back Pain
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Most people experience back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, it’s one of the most common problems your doctor sees. Back pain happens more frequently as we age, although lower back pain can start between ages 30 to 40. What are the symptoms of back pain? The symptoms of back pain can…

Joint Pain and Osteoarthritis
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Arthritis is a word that means ‘inflamed joint’. Arthritis is one of the most common chronic conditions in Australia, affecting nearly 3.5 million Australians. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, and osteoarthritis is the most common. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis affects 2.1 million Australians. Osteoarthritis is a condition where the cartilage that protects and cushions…

Neck Pain
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Many people describe neck pain as having a “stiff neck” or a “sore neck”. Stress, long periods of sitting in one position and injuries can all cause neck pain. What are the symptoms of neck pain? If you have neck pain you may also have one or more of the following symptoms: Stiffness when turning…

Shoulder Pain
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Your shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body and this mobility may also make your shoulder more prone to injuries. Your shoulder has four tendons called the rotator cuff that allow it to have such a wide range of mobility. Your doctor defines shoulder pain as any pain around your shoulder joint. What…

Knee Pain
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If you find your knee pain hard to pinpoint or describe, you’re not alone. Knee pain is common and can occur suddenly or over a period of time. What are the symptoms of knee pain? Below are some of the common symptoms you may have experienced with your knee pain: Redness Swelling The knee is…

About Pain
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What is pain? Pain is an unpleasant sensation that has a vital protective function. It acts as an early warning signal to alert you that something is not right with your body. If the body tissues are damaged, the affected area becomes more sensitive than normal to pain sensation in a process called inflammation. This…