Options for managing chronic pain
Chronic pain affects 1 in 5 Australians aged over 45. An effective pain-management plan should include a combination of strategies, not medicines alone.
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.
Sports massage is designed to help people who exercise and can aid healing after an injury. Learn what is involved and find out more about the health benefits.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal condition that affects up to 1 in 10 girls and women in their reproductive years.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.
Psychotherapy is a group of therapies designed to help someone change their thinking patterns and improve their coping skills.
Back pain is common and affects most people at some point in their life. Learn about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the muscles and bones.
A nervous breakdown (mental breakdown) is a term sometimes used when a person is suffering mental distress and temporarily can’t function in everyday life.