Common types of pain
Muscle pain such as those that occur after a strain or sprains is particularly common in individuals aged 18–34 years,1 and sprains and strains are more common among those who play sport.2
These soft-tissue injuries are a frequent cause of pain, but can be managed with a variety of physiotherapeutic and pharmaceutical interventions2 helping patients to get back to enjoying their life.
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Back pain is a symptom that affect most people at some point in their lives. Lower back pain is a particularly common problem, causing significant negative impact on a person's life, activity and happiness.3,4
The underlying causes of back pain can be difficult to uncover, but effective symptomatic relief is available to help patients manage their pain.5,6
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Fever is a common sign and symptom observed in a variety of clinical settings and is a natural reaction when the body is ill.
Management of fever differs in adults and children and both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches can help reduce the raised body temperature.7–10
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