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.
Recovery from a nervous breakdown
Full recovery is possible following a nervous breakdown. Learning some simple relaxation techniques can help to keep your stress levels and make it easier to cope when life gets tough.
People with anxiety disorders may be unable to stop worrying about seemingly unimportant things, and perceive situations as being worse than they are.
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.
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.
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.
Treatment for insomnia
Learning healthy sleep habits and changing your lifestyle may help in the treatment of insomnia – it usually goes away without the need for further treatment.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the muscles and bones.