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2013-08-23 12:24:05

Zimmer® Patient Specific Instruments Support Precision and Personalization for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a world leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Zimmer® Patient Specific Instruments (PSI) Shoulder system to complement its Trabecular Metal(TM) Reverse Shoulder system for...

2013-08-21 16:25:07

Cost Savings are Good News as Aging Population Rapidly Increases Demand for Relief from Chronic Knee Pain ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The full impact of knee replacement surgery on both patients' lives and on society includes significant overall cost savings, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). Researchers found that for the average patient undergoing knee replacement surgery, the expense of surgery is...

2013-08-21 10:22:13

Although a pooling of data from 12 studies showed a statistically significant association between use of lateral wedge insoles and lower pain in medial knee osteoarthritis, among trials comparing wedge insoles with neutral insoles, there was no significant or clinically important association between use of wedge insoles and reduction in knee pain, according to a study in the August 21 issue of JAMA. "Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common painful chronic disease whose prevalence is...

2013-08-21 08:26:50

Recognized for the first time by Inc. Magazine, Veritas Health looks forward to continued growth DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritas Health, parent company of Spine-health.com and Arthritis-health.com, has announced its ranking on the Inc. 500|5000 2013 list of fastest growing companies in America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/PH67104LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/PH67104LOGO-b) Veritas Health ranked #3743 on the list,...

2013-08-20 12:26:24

Carrie Ann Inaba Joins Campaign to Help Fight Arthritis; On September 18, $10 from Every Massage or Facial to Benefit the Arthritis Foundation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host the third annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for arthritis. On Sept. 18, 2013, all of Massage Envy's nearly 900 locations will donate $10 from every one-hour massage...

2013-08-20 10:33:28

1. Too-low Diastolic Blood Pressure Can be Deadly for CKD Patients Having too-low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be deadly for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blood pressure (BP) recommendations are stricter for patients with CKD than for the general population and focus on lowering actual BP (the measurement of both systolic BP [SBP] and DBP) without consideration for achieving a DBP that is too low. Researchers reviewed health records for 651,749 U.S. veterans with CKD to...

2013-08-17 23:04:26

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced the release of a new copper magnetic bracelet for pain relief. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leader in innovative pain relief products is excited to announce a new pain relieving copper magnetic bracelet. This magnetic bracelet is made of Copper and has neodymium rare earth magnets for the fastest pain relief. “Having provided copper magnetic bracelets for over 12...

2013-08-15 23:24:27

Healing Hands for Arthritis will be held on Wednesday, September 18th at all Massage Envy locations, with $10 from every massage and facial being donated to the Arthritis Foundation. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 On Wednesday, September 18th, Massage Envy clinics in New York and New Jersey will participate in Healing Hands for Arthritis. Now in its third successful year, the Healing Hands For Arthritis event means that Massage Envy donates $10 from every facial and massage to the...

2013-08-14 23:21:06

InventHelp, America's Largest Inventor Service Company, is submitting the Open Wide for Rings to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 An inventor from Sandy, Utah, has developed an invention for arthritis sufferers who wear rings. The OPEN WIDE FOR RINGS allows rings to fit snugly, even with large knuckles. It ensures the article of jewelry maintains an attractive appearance. Designed for increased comfort when compared to standard jewelry, it is ideal for use...

2013-08-14 08:29:50

Ampion Study Meets Primary Endpoint with High Statistical Significance; All Primary Study Objectives were Achieved GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced positive results from the SPRING study (clinicaltrials.gov NCT01839331) of Ampion for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK). In this study of 329 patients, patients treated with a single intra-articular injection of Ampion achieved a clinically...


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2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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