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  1. X-ray examinations

    18 May 2018

    An x-ray examination uses a special machine to take two-dimensional pictures of internal body structures to help diagnose conditions or injuries...

  2. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

    09 May 2018

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a painful condition of a person?s arm, hand, leg or foot, which occurs after an injury, such as a fracture...

  3. Head injuries and concussion

    09 Apr 2018

    There is no specific treatment for mild head injury other than plenty of rest, and not overdoing things...

  4. Headache

    09 Apr 2018

    Although nearly all of us will experience a headache during our lifetime, persistent headaches need to be medically investigated with tests such as scans, eye tests or sinus x-rays...

  5. Medicinal cannabis

    29 Mar 2018

    Medicinal cannabis is a legal, high quality medicine that can be prescribed for people by their doctor...

  6. Brain surgery

    09 Mar 2018

    Brain surgery is performed for a number of reasons, including alterations in brain tissue, brain blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid...

  7. Stroke

    09 Mar 2018

    A stroke interrupts blood flow to an area of the brain and is a medical emergency...

  8. Headache – migraine

    09 Mar 2018

    Migraine causes a severe and throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head, as well as symptoms such as nausea...

  9. Spina bifida

    09 Mar 2018

    Folate can prevent up to 70 per cent of spina bifida cases if taken daily for one month before conception and during the first three months of pregnancy...

  10. PET scan

    09 Mar 2018

    PET scans are tests that show how an organ or tissue is working...