Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.
TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)
TENS machine delivers a small electrical current to the body through electrodes attached to the skin. TENS, is a form of pain relief without medicine. Find out more about TENS.
Deafness is the complete loss of hearing. If you, or someone you know, is deaf, this page may help with information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.
Learn more about the signs of permanent or temporary hearing loss, why it happens, hearing tests and the prevention of hearing loss.
Prostheses are artificial body parts, designed to restore function or appearance. Some basic prostheses are available through the public health system.