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The New Zealand Musculoskeletal Medicine Wiki
Nau mai, haere mai! This website is a learning resource that is primarily designed for Musculoskeletal Medicine training in New Zealand. It also aims to be useful for GPs, other doctors, and medical students. It is not written for patients but they are welcome to read the articles. Click on a body region on the skeleton or a portal below to get started.
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Featured Article for 1 October 2022
Chronic low back pain does not defy diagnosis. While the causes of acute low back pain are largely unknown, this is not the case for chronic low back pain, where a biomedical diagnosis is possible in the majority of cases. The exact figures depend on the age, but around 40% have disc pain, around 10-30% have facet joint pain, and around 10-20% have sacroiliac joint pain. - Read More
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I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.

— The Hippocratic Oath: Modern Version, Lasagna 1964