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2013-06-18 23:25:52

Pretty Pushers are made for mother's giving birth! West Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Bliss Baby & Maternity now carrying Pretty Pushers Labor & Delivery Gowns. Pretty Pushers labor gowns are a smart, soft, and stylish alternative to the unisex hospital gown for modern labor and delivery. Why wear a scratchy hospital gown on one of the most important days of a lifetime? Designed by a mom of two, Pretty Pushers creates a new option for new moms in labor. The gowns are...

2013-06-06 19:48:54

Possible treatment option for the right patient; but further research needed Most aging adults will experience back pain or a spinal disorder at some time in their life.  In fact, about 25.8 million visits were made to physicians´ offices due to primary back problems.  Treatment focuses on pain relief and is available in both non-surgical (medication or physical therapy) and surgical forms. A retrospective study in the June 5th  issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint...

2013-06-06 16:26:55

Possible treatment option for the right patient; but further research needed ROSEMONT, Ill., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most aging adults will experience back pain or a spinal disorder at some time in their life. In fact, about 25.8 million visits were made to physicians' offices due to primary back problems. Treatment focuses on pain relief and is available in both non-surgical (medication or physical therapy) and surgical forms. A retrospective study in the June...

2013-05-28 21:24:25

For patients with uncontrolled pain, simple equations could mean fewer days in the hospital For patients with uncontrolled pain from terminal cancer, a new approach to calculating initial dosage may allow a quicker start of spinal analgesia–and less time in the hospital, according to a study in the June issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). Led by Dr Vivek Tim Malhotra of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer...

2013-05-09 23:21:15

Learn the risks and benefits of Epidural Steroid Injections as well as alternative and complimentary approaches to pain from a 15+ year Pain Management Expert. Washington, District of Columbia (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Dr. Oz Warns Against Epidural Steroid Injections On May 7, 2013 Dr. Oz expressed his concern about the use of Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs) to treat back pain. For those suffering from back pain, Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs) sound like a dream come true since they can...

2013-04-18 23:26:16

When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down to enable a safer vaginal birth. In the past, women were not given anesthesia during the turning procedure, which requires the physician to push on the woman's abdomen while monitoring the baby with ultrasound. But a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital shows anesthesia is cost-effective because it increases the...

2013-04-09 08:30:43

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Christopher Centeno, founder of the Regenexx family of regenerative orthopedic procedures used to help patients avoid more invasive orthopedic surgery, announced today the positive results of a comparison between traditional steroid epidural injections and injections that use natural growth factors isolated from the patient's own blood. Steroid epidurals have been questioned in the news lately because of incidents where tainted steroid...

2013-01-15 12:27:51

CINCINNATI, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners treats thousands of patients in the comfort of their homes every day, administering various IV medications so that these patients do not have to go back to the hospital. Since so many of its patients are children, shortly after the company was established, CarePoint decided that being part of Toys for Tots was a great way to partner with people in the communities they serve to deliver joy to children during the holidays. In...

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...

2012-12-03 11:40:50

Postmenopausal women suffered significant bone density loss in their hip after they were treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Bone density loss after six months was six times greater when compared to the typical bone density loss seen in a year in a postmenopausal woman who doesn't receive steroid injection, researchers say. Shlomo Mandel, M.D., a Henry Ford orthopedic physician and the study's lead author, says...