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2012-05-21 02:25:15

EVANSTON, Ill., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing body of evidence shows massage therapy can be effective for a variety of prevalent health conditions, including the pain of osteoarthritis of the knee, inflammation after exercise, chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia. Massage is rapidly becoming recognized as an important part of health and wellness, and research compiled by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) indicates some of what takes place in the body during massage...

2012-05-16 02:30:37

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The prevalence of chronic pain in the United States continues to be significant with millions of patients impacted, yet under-treatment continues to be a problem. An educational luncheon sponsored by Millennium Laboratories at the upcoming Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (FSIPP) Annual Meeting will look at the occurrence of chronic pain and substance abuse and address the principals of safe opioid prescribing, including risk...

2012-05-09 14:23:28

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Director for WAISMANN METHOD® rapid opiate detox treatment and pain management specialist, Dr. Michael Lowenstein, announced his support for National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, taking place on May 12, 2012. An increasing number of fibromyalgia patients are being prescribed opiate painkillers to address their chronic pain symptoms, which is alarming to Dr. Lowenstein as prescription painkiller use is also surging nationwide....

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked To Reduced Activity In Brain's Reward Center
2012-04-24 12:48:32

Finding adds to evidence about the biology of this mysterious disease Chronic fatigue syndrome, a medical disorder characterized by extreme and ongoing fatigue with no other diagnosed cause, remains poorly understood despite decades of scientific study. Although researchers estimate that more than 1 million Americans are affected by this condition, the cause for chronic fatigue syndrome, a definitive way to diagnose it, and even its very existence remain in question. In a new study,...

2012-04-17 10:22:37

ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Do you have pain, fatigue, memory problems, and sleep disorders? Approximately 493,809 Michiganders do. They have a central nervous system illness called fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia impacts every aspect of a person's life and can be disabling. Fibromyalgia can make the simplest activities like getting dressed or walking from one room to another seem like climbing Mount Everest. There is no cure for fibromyalgia but much can be done to...

2012-04-14 23:02:49

Dr. Josh Wagner, The Life House Chiropractic founder, announces launch of DrJoshWagner.com, a Fibromyalgia-specific treatment and community website -- with FREE “Freedom From Fibromyalgia” eBook. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Dr. Josh Wagner — the only Manhattan chiropractor specializing in Torque Release Technique, a drug-free, safe and natural treatment for Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain disorders — has announced the launch of his new Fibromyalgia-focused website....

2012-03-30 02:23:39

TORONTO, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Great things come in small packages, or at least that's what leading neurologists, physiatrists and clinicians are now discovering with the revolutionary Myoguide Needle EMG Guided Injection System. The breakthrough technology, which has just received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration, gives practitioners a superior way to deliver targeted injections for musculoskeletal pain, spasticity, fibromyalgia, and even...

2012-03-30 02:20:16

BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There is evidence-based support that re-focused nutrition, exercise, and healthy emotional coping strategies may play roles in maintaining optimal health while living with Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders like multiple sclerosis. "Take Charge of Parkinson's Disease: Dynamic Lifestyle Changes to Put You in the Driver's Seat" (ISBN: 978-0-9823219-3-5) is an unusual how-to book for anyone on the journey of living with...

2012-03-21 02:25:06

ROCKLIN, Calif., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a unique approach that compares the attitudes of people living with fibromyalgia with those of the general public, the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) in partnership with Forest Laboratories Inc. today released results from two new national surveys, revealing substantial differences between public perceptions and the private realities of fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that affects up to 12 million Americans. To view the...

2012-03-20 23:03:10

Dr. Josh Wagner, founder of The Life House Chiropractic, Offers Natural Steps to Relief for Chronic Fatigue Sufferers, Announces Upcoming eBook “Access: Freedom From Fibromyalgia” (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 It´s estimated that some 1 million Americans suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — a disorder with no known cause — though a recent study reports that undiagnosed parasites in the digestion system can lead to CFS, which commonly results in extreme fatigue,...