analgesics

Neck pain: symptoms and causes

Your neck is a complex interlocking structure consisting of bones, joints, nerves, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Its main job is

Temporomandibular joint disorders

Your temporomandibular joint (also referred to as TMJ) is the joint just in front of each ear, where your jaw

Trigeminal neuralgia

What is trigeminal neuralgia? Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve — the

Chronic pain management

Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the normal healing time for most injuries and illnesses. Chronic pain lasts at

TENS – transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

TENS stands for transcutaneous (through the skin) electrical nerve stimulation. It is a treatment that uses low voltage electrical currents

Tai chi offers relief from fibromyalgia

You’ve no doubt seen groups of people in the park slowly going through a series of careful movements and stretches.

Video: Chronic pain awareness

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan: Hello, I’m Norman Swan. We’ve all experience pain at some stage of our lives, and

Video: Reframing pain to overcome lower back pain

Thousands of Australians have lower back pain. It reduces quality of life and can damage overall health. A new series of

Pain and how you sense it

Scientists are gradually unravelling the processes within the body that lead to the unpleasant sensation of pain. Here’s a simple

Dormant butt syndrome is linked to knee and back pain

There’s another reason to get out of your chair right now: sitting too long could lead to “dormant butt syndrome”.

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