Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI)

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Exercise for knee osteoarthritis


Exercise is recommended as a core treatment for osteoarthritis in all clinical guidelines regardless of patient age, pain levels or disease severity.

Peanut allergy prevention


Almost 3 in every 100 Australian children have a peanut allergy and around 20% of children ‘grow out of it’

Pedometers for increasing physical activity


Australian physical activity guidelines recommend that adults accumulate 150–300 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75–150 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week

Smartphone apps for smoking cessation


People receiving support with mobile apps show a 67% higher chance of not smoking at six months after quitting compared to help from standard interventions

Stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis


Stretching of the plantar fascia ligament in adults with chronic heel pain due to plantar fasciitis with the aim to reduce pain and improve physical function

Sunscreen for skin cancer prevention


Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world – two out of every three Australians are likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer before they reach age 70 years