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Osteoporosis in Australia

Osteoporosis in Australia

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little…

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Back Pain 101

Back Pain 101

How Common is Back Pain in Australia? Back pain is a common health issue globally, and Australia is no exception.…

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Mental Health in Australia

Mental Health in Australia

Mental Health - Critical Points Mental health is a significant public health concern in Australia, as in many other countries.…

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The Most Common Cancers in Australia

The Most Common Cancers in Australia

Skin Cancer Skin cancer, particularly non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma), are the most common form…

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Explained

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Explained

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by long-term breathing…

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Asthma in Australia – Stats & More

Asthma in Australia – Stats & More

What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that affects the airways, the tubes that carry air in and…

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Arthritis – Information & Stats

Arthritis – Information & Stats

Arthritis is a broad term that refers to a group of conditions that affect the joints and surrounding tissues, causing…

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Heart Disease in Australian Men

Heart Disease in Australian Men

Heart disease is one of Australia's leading causes of death, and it affects both men and women. However, according to…

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Chronic Health Conditions

Chronic Health Conditions

Chronic health conditions in Australia cost the national healthcare system over $38 billion a year. That's a staggering amount, especially…

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Opiates & Chronic Pain

Opiates & Chronic Pain

Jess (not her real name) presents to the GP requesting Endone for her chronic knee pain.  She has been using…

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Exercise – Case Study

Exercise – Case Study

Jo (not her real name) came to see me again today.  She was wondering what exercise she should do.  Jo…

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Osteoarthritis – Case Study

Osteoarthritis – Case Study

Jo (not her real name) came to see me today regarding ongoing pain in her knees.  “The pain is really…

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Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our new website dedicated to chronic health conditions in Queensland, Australia. Please check back soon for informative posts…

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