Trigeminal neuralgia

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

Osteoarthritis treatments

Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are available. The main aims of treatment are to:

Arthritis and the weather

The perceived link between illness and the weather dates back to 400BC when it was noted by Hippocrates. Since that

Chronic pain management

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

Arthritis: aids and equipment to help

Having arthritis doesn’t necessarily mean you will be restricted in your day-to-day activities — there is a wide variety of

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

Dementia: behavioural and psychological symptoms

The term dementia refers to a group of conditions that cause a progressive widespread decline in brain function. There are

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