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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”.

Toothache

Toothache is any pain in and around a tooth. The pain of toothache can be a dull ache or a

Morphine may worsen chronic nerve pain

Taking morphine for chronic nerve pain (neuropathic pain) may actually worsen the problem rather than help it, new evidence suggests. It shows that

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