Therapies and treatments for pain relief

It can help to use other therapies or treatments to ease pain either alongside, or instead of, taking a pain-relieving medication.

You may find some of the following useful to try. Select an option to find out more.

  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) machines
  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy [DUPLICATED FROM EXERCISE FOR PAIN RELIEF?]
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Courses for self-management of long-term health conditions
  • Pain-management clinics
  • Surgery to help with pain