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 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

Office ergonomics: workstation comfort and safety

Many people find themselves using a computer for a large part of the day. Poor workplace design and layout can

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