Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI)

10+ results found for 'insomnia'

Pedometers for increasing physical activity

A-Z interventions and conditions

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

A-Z interventions and conditions

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

A-Z interventions and conditions

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

A-Z interventions and conditions

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

The Epley manoeuvre: vertigo

A-Z interventions and conditions

Vertigo: a sensation of instability in which the person feels that they or their surroundings are moving or rotating

Topical heat for bluebottle stings

A-Z interventions and conditions

There are around 10,000 cases of bluebottle stings on the east coast of Australia each year and applying hot water/heat rapidly after a sting is the most effective method