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2014-08-21 08:28:25

First Commercial Positive Coverage Decision Adds to Prior Policies by Medicare (Novitas and Palmetto) SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced that Priority Health (Michigan) published an update to its Lumbar Fusion Medical Policy No. 91590-R4 providing...

2014-08-11 23:08:43

New Pain Management Services Available From Health Website Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In some cases, a patient might be suffering from a disease or injury that cannot be cured or easily be eliminated. Pain management is a branch of medicine designed to, at the very least, ease the pain and suffering the patient goes through. Spine Guide, which primarily functions as a health information website that specializes in the spine, will start providing a wide range of pain management...

2014-07-08 23:10:43

Leading Beverly Hills spine surgeon Dr. Todd Gravori comments on football star David Wilson's spinal stenosis and treatment. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 According to a recent article, New York Giants running back David Wilson is seeking medical clearance to play again after an injury left him with spinal stenosis. Wilson suffered the career-threatening injury in 2013, and had surgery to correct it in January 2014. Now, he is waiting for the all-clear in order to resume his...

2014-07-03 11:09:55

University of Washington Researchers compared combination to a local anesthetic alone Epidural injections with a glucocorticoid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better in reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, a common spine disorder, than injections of lidocaine alone, a new study has found. Glucocorticoids, also known as corticosteroids, are commonly used to treat inflammation. "Compared to injections with...

2014-07-02 20:21:41

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a study in the July 3 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from the first major clinical trial comparing epidural injections of anesthetic with and without corticosteroids for spinal stenosis. Researchers...

2014-07-01 23:02:49

We live in a world that’s increasingly sedentary, which contributes to widespread back pain among the population. To combat this, DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) has come up with eight solutions for people dealing with intense pain. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 According to the National Institutes of Health, eight out of 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and of those, millions will lead a diminished quality of life because they neglect...

2014-06-30 12:31:31

Insurance Giant to Reimburse NYC Rehabilitation Center for Its Calmare Therapy Treatments FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calmare(®) Pain Therapy Device, the flagship product of Competitive Technologies, Inc., (OTCQX: CTTC) (CTI), the pain mitigation company, gained a favorable reimbursement ruling from the New York City Civil Courts in a personal injury case against Allstate Insurance, Co., (Allstate). In the ruling, the Court instructed the insurance giant to...

2014-06-28 13:16:31

University of Utah Health Sciences Study looks at high-risk surgeries in which patients have complications Patients who have post-operative complications following high-risk surgery have a significantly lower risk of being readmitted to the hospital within 30 days if they go see their primary care physician soon following discharge, a new study in JAMA Surgery. The study shows that better coordination of care between surgeons and primary care physicians is important to help reduce...

2014-06-26 23:04:05

Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego pain management doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists, and include both medical and interventional treatments. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego...

2014-06-23 20:21:26

At the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic, the effects of a failed back surgery can be reduced or alleviated completely thanks to cutting-edge treatment and a dedicated surgeon LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At some point in their lives, most people suffer from some type of neck or back pain, with many requiring surgical back pain treatment simply to carry on their day-to-day life. Fortunately, those suffering from back pain can benefit from the effective,...


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