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Acupuncture

Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate anatomical points. It appears to help in the treatment of some conditions. Learn more from a trusted source.

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Complementary therapies

Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy, yoga and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine in a belief they can complement treatments.

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Chinese traditional medicine

Trusted information about Chinese traditional medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to complementary medicines.

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Back pain diagnosis and treatment

Find out how a doctor diagnoses the cause of back pain and how to treat it, including with pain relief medication, physical therapy, acupuncture and self-care.

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Nerve pain treatments

Treating nerve pain can be difficult, but underlying conditions can often be managed. Here’s how to control nerve pain, and a list of pain clinics.

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Hiccups

Hiccups can be caused by overeating, or eating too quickly, spicy foods, hot or fizzy drinks, alcohol, smoking, stress, fear or excitement. Learn more here.

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Nerve pain medication

There are many different types of medicines used to help ease nerve pain. Find out more about what medicines to take from a trusted source.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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Hip pain

Hip pain is very common. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, treatments and self-care options and when to seek medical attention.

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Managing period pain

Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) is common but can stop some women from enjoying their normal activities. Here are some ways to manage painful periods.

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Nausea

Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.

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