Latest chronic pain Stories

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,...

2013-07-24 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...

2013-07-16 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...

2013-06-28 23:19:47

Healthy Directions, a leading source of health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, welcomes globally recognized pain management specialist Joseph Pergolizzi Jr., MD, as the newest member of its team of health experts. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced that it has joined with pain management specialist Joseph Pergolizzi Jr., MD, to provide consumers with expert guidance and a safe, innovative product that delivers quick and...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.