Pain

What is so bad about codeine, anyway? Dr. Norman Swan

Codeine is now removed from pharmacies because it was more dangerous than helpful as a painkiller. Codeine-containing painkillers and cough

What is Fibromyalgia? Dr. Norman Swan

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome caused by neurological rewiring after the actual injury. Even though the injury has healed

What is hand, foot and mouth disease? Dr. Norman Swan

The best way to treat hand, foot and mouth disease is to drink lots of fluid until it slowly passes

What Are The Symptoms Of Arthritis? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Arthritis pain is often most severe first thing in the morning and delays the start to your morning. Symptoms of

How is Chronic Pain Managed? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

One of the problems with chronic pain is the many ways that it seeps into different parts of your life

What Is Acute Pain? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Acute pain is helpful in that it will stop you from further hurting yourself, doing activities that risk further hard

Is There a Need for a National Approach to Pain Management? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Pain management in Australia has improved a lot over the last 20 years. There is now a lot of assistance

What happens If I have Osteoporosis? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Osteoporosis puts you at risk of fractures, particularly in women over the age of 50.  If you’ve done a lot

How is Childhood Pain Managed? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Most children, if they fall over, maybe break a limb or bark themselves are quite able to express pain. So

How Can I Manage My Pain As I Return To Work? Dr. Jennifer Stevens

Working with a programme, where you have a very gradual return to your normal activities, without a sudden immersion, can

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