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2013-08-08 23:01:18

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that the first magnetic resonance imaging-compatible spinal cord stimulator (SCS) in New York State was implanted Tuesday in a patient at Syosset Hospital. SYOSSET, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that the first magnetic resonance imaging-compatible spinal cord stimulator (SCS) in New York State was implanted Tuesday in a patient at Syosset Hospital. Physicians at Southside Hospital were also...

2013-08-01 23:18:10

Rockville based Pain Management clinic's new move to introduce Medical pain management doctors and procedures has gets positive feedback. In an internal report Dr. Avram Weinberg's health center shows up to 75% of new clients name cite the new approach as a vetting factor. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Rockville based Pain Management clinic (http://www.betterhealthrockville.com/pain-management/pain-management-relief-specialists-doctors) has announced a spike in...

2013-07-31 23:36:22

Most chronic pain is just one symptom of a much greater problem, hypothyroidism. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Dr. Mark Starr, author of the book "Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic", is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. He has studied with President Kennedy’s famous pain specialist Hans Kraus, M.D., and Lawrence S. Sonkin, M.D., renowned endocrinologist at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Starr reviewed his chronic pain patients' medical...

2013-07-31 08:28:34

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Pain Management Therapeutics Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," in 2011, the global pain management therapeutics market was valued at USD 40.93 billion and is expected to decline at a CAGR of (5.5%) from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 29.47...

2013-07-30 23:28:32

Many peripheral neuropathy sufferers seek alternative treatments when powerful pain medications and antidepressants fail to give relief. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP explains some of the natural alternatives that are available. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Many neuropathy patients become exasperated with the adverse reactions and side effects of their medications. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been linked to stomach ulcers, kidney damage, heart attacks,...

2013-07-30 04:21:16

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designation granted by US FDA for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia Convergence Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Convergence" or "the company"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, is pleased to announce that its novel sodium channel blocker, CNV1014802 ('802), has been granted orphan-drug designation by the US Food and Drug...

2013-07-24 23:28:58

The American Pain Society (APS) will present a 3-hour REMS CME activity, along with a full-day track on chronic pain assessment and treatment at the PAINWeek 2013 National Conference. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, today announced that the American Pain Society (APS) will again contribute its expertise to the 2013 conference agenda, with the presentation of two all-new educational programs. On Thursday, September...

2013-07-17 08:26:25

AYX1 Injection Designated as a Fast Track Development Program for Prevention of Chronic Pain SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adynxx, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing a first-in-class platform of therapeutics to address pain at its molecular roots, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to AYX1 Injection for the prevention of chronic pain. "Fast Track designation for the AYX1 program is an...

2013-07-16 11:05:09

New study encourages pediatricians to treat the cause, not the symptoms Researchers at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital have found that more than 25 percent of children with cerebral palsy seen by physicians have moderate to severe chronic pain, limiting their activity. Findings indicate that pediatricians should be aware of chronic pain in this group and try to identify and treat its underlying causes. The study, led by Dr. Darcy Fehlings, Physician Director of the Child...

2013-07-10 08:27:59

Website provides non-invasive pain management options to the estimated 100 million Americans living with chronic back pain ROCKVILLE, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the estimated 100 million Americans suffering from chronic unremitting back pain -- which according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine is more people suffering than those with diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined(1) -- the idea that pain relief can be achieved at all, let alone without traditional...