Bones muscles and joints
Bones, muscles and joints hold our body together and support freedom of movement. They are part of the musculoskeletal system (also known as the locomotor system). Fractures, back pain and muscle strain are common conditions.
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People who run regularly seem to be susceptible to Achilles tendonitis
Good foot care and regular check-ups can help people with diabetes avoid foot problems.
Dupuytren's contracture gradually causes clawing of the fingers as they are pulled towards the palm.
Correctly fitted shoes help you avoid foot and leg pain or injury.
People who have chronic foot or leg problems that interfere with their health may be prescribed orthoses by their podiatrist.
The heel protects the structures of the foot, but heel pain is a common foot complaint.
If your child is naturally left-handed, don’t try to force them to use their right hand.
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Raynaud’s phenomenon can be a sign of a more serious underlying condition, so see your doctor if you experience it.
Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain, particularly in the young and physically active.