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2012-12-19 05:03:05

Life Control Software, Inc., a leading provider of smartphone software for chronic pain management, was recognized for its popular Android app, Manage My Pain. Manage My Pain was the only recipient of a Web Health Award in the Chronic Disease Management category. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Life Control Software was recognized with an award for its popular Android app, Manage My Pain at 14th annual Web Health Awards(SM) program. “We are honoured to have been selected...

2012-12-18 11:31:56

A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain in a new study by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study, which will be published online Dec. 17 in Cerebral Cortex, reported that using these algorithms to read brain scans may be an early step toward providing an objective method for diagnosing chronic pain. "People have been looking for an objective...

2012-12-10 04:21:36

MELBOURNE, Australia, December 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, an Australian pain drug development company, today announces that the first patients have been treated in its Phase 2 study of EMA401 in Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN), a painful and debilitating condition that develops in some patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. The study is an open label biomarker study being conducted at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK. The trial...

2012-12-09 05:00:30

Dr. Michael Reiss of Southern Nevada Chiropractic has successfully helped thousands of Las Vegas residents suffering from chronic pain. Today Dr. Reiss invites new patients suffering from neck or back pain to try chiropractic care. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Dr. Michael Reiss of Southern Nevada Chiropractic in Las Vegas believes that invasive surgery and dangerous injections for neck and back pain should be the last option, after all other treatments have failed. "Before you...

2012-12-07 04:21:02

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval and has begun the European market launch of the Precision Spectra(TM) Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System. The Precision Spectra System is the world's first and only SCS system with 32 contacts and 32 dedicated power sources and is designed to provide improved pain relief to a wide range of patients who suffer from chronic pain. The first commercial implant of the Precision...

2012-12-06 04:23:50

DUBLIN, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acupuncture has been long been lauded by many who are convinced of its positive effect on pain. It appears that such claims can be backed up by a certain amount of technical research after a team at the University of Southampton conducted a study into the role acupuncture plays in the field of pain management. Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic pain and pain management teams have been working on all sorts of...

2012-12-06 05:00:44

The doctors at Pain Care are changing the lives of their patients who have failed traditional therapies and were left with little to no hope of a normal lifestyle, but who are now able to enjoy an active lifestyle due to a new procedure called Spinal Cord Stimulation. Stockbridge, GA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Pain Care, LLC, an interventional spine and pain management practice in Atlanta, Georgia, offers new hope to thousands of patients suffering from chronic pain through a procedure...

2012-12-05 05:01:38

Life Control Software, Inc., a leading provider of smartphone software for chronic pain management, today launched powerful new pain management tools for its popular Android app, Manage My Pain. The new features are available through ManagingLife.com, a free, cloud-based companion website that seamlessly synchronizes user information with their Manage My Pain account. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Life Control Software, Inc., a leading provider of smartphone software for...

2012-12-04 12:23:47

Collective patient insights influence clinical care and research directions MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To glean fresh insights about how complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) offers new approaches to managing chronic pain conditions like interstitial cystitis (IC), the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) conducted the largest ever survey of IC patients in a scientific study. The article that details the research findings, "Interstitial Cystitis...

2012-11-30 16:22:54

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Several of the nation's leading medication monitoring companies have joined together in a coalition to advance clinical treatment and standards of care for patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. The Coalition for Excellence in Medication Monitoring seeks to educate policy-makers about the value, clinical advantages and cost-effectiveness of medication monitoring laboratory tests. Coalition members are working to ensure that health...