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2013-09-06 23:01:59

North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. According to a 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine, chronic pain affects at least 100 million American adults and costs up to $635 billion a year. There’s been a national call for more awareness...

2013-09-03 23:28:14

The ASPE Pain Educator of the Year awards recognize the contributions of outstanding individuals from medicine, industry, and government in the arena of pain education for primary care practitioners and patients. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE) has announced the winners of the Pain Educator of the Year awards for 2013. The awards will be presented on the opening night of PAINWeek® 2013, Wednesday, September 4, in Las Vegas. Since...

2013-08-29 23:29:46

David M. Keelen, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine, has joined the staff of Comprehensive Pain Management Center with offices in Lewisville, Frisco and McKinney. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 David M. Keelen, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine, has joined the staff of Comprehensive Pain Management Center with offices in...

2013-08-29 23:21:49

For the millions of people coping with chronic pain, the Chopra Center’s "Healing from Pain" program offers a holistic, integrative approach that combines Eastern healing traditions with the most recent discoveries in modern medicine. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 This September 23−28 the Chopra Center for Wellbeing will offer Perfect Health: Healing from Pain ― a 6-day mind-body healing program for people diagnosed with pain disorder or coping with chronic pain....

2013-08-19 23:18:59

Patients Suffering from Cancer, MS, Diabetes Now Have New Treatment Option for Chronic Pain Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 An innovative, first-of-its-kind MRI-safe neurostimulator recently released from Medtronic is now available in Ariz. at Center for Pain and Supportive Care in Phoenix to patients suffering from chronic pain, but whose reoccurring need for MRI scans prohibited neurostimulation as a treatment option. Dr. Lisa Stearns considered the world’s leading physician...

2013-08-13 23:23:25

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): Implications for Behavioral Health, one of over 80 online CE courses available in HFO’s library of nationally-approved online CE courses for mental health professionals. Described as “mind-body medicine”, this online CE course explores the science of PNI, focusing on the bidirectional relationship with the nervous system, endocrine system, and immune system; clinical applications for PNI; and the implications...

2013-08-13 23:00:57

The 8th annual Pain Educators Forum at PAINWeek 2013 will present an innovative approach to remote/rural pain management delivery that attendees may wish to consider in their geographies. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE) today announced an important addition to its educational track, the Pain Educators Forum, at PAINWeek 2013. In a 2-part presentation to be offered Thursday, September 5, Joanna Katzman, MD, MSPH, and George Comerci, Jr,...

Chronic Pain Management Training Should Be Required For All Doctors
2013-08-13 05:17:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most doctors are trained and well-equipped to treat acute pain, or pain that results from an injury and will subside with treatment, but few doctors are trained to address chronic pain. A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that of the 117 US and Canadian medical schools, only four US medical schools put a required course for pain management on the schedule for medical students. Chronic pain is a growing issue with more...