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Latest Low back pain Stories

2013-02-27 23:02:41

CuraLase Therapy is an unconventional, yet effective treatment for back pain sufferers; now available in multiple locations. Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Statistics show 8 out of every 10 adults will suffer with back pain at some time in their life. This includes sciatica and lumbar pain. The treatment options vary. They range from simple changes in daily activity to non-invasive treatments and sometimes advance to surgery, none of which have guarantees of success. The...

2013-02-25 08:28:53

Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Therapeutic Following Total Knee Arthroplasty SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adynxx, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing a first-in-class platform of therapeutics to address pain at its molecular roots, announced today that the first patient was dosed in a Phase 2 study of its lead investigational drug candidate for the prevention of post-surgical pain, AYX1. The 90-patient, placebo-controlled study will evaluate...

2013-02-16 23:00:24

Attorneys can now search the online directory PowerLiens.com to find Pain Management doctors who work on a lien. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 As of February, PowerLiens.com continued to expand its directory by adding a new specialty that attorneys have long sought out for their cases. Pain Management doctors are in constant demand by personal injury attorneys who are searching for doctors to work with them on their injury cases. This sub-specialty of the medical field is at the...

2013-02-06 04:21:38

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp., a medical device company focused on improving pain relief among patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, today announced publication of six-month safety and efficacy data from a European study evaluating the company's Senza(®) High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation (HF-SCS) system. The Senza system is presently authorized for sale in Europe and Australia. The findings were published in Neuromodulation: Technology...

2013-02-01 16:26:14

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the February 1 issue of Spine concludes that a consultation with a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physician before proceeding to surgery results in more efficient treatment for low back pain, high patient satisfaction, and fewer surgeries. "The Effect of Required Physiatrist Consultation on Surgery Rates for Back Pain" reports data from Priority Health, an insurance company that began to require that its...

2013-01-31 16:25:59

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyga Technology, Inc., a medical device company, today announced that it has completed enrollment in the GLISSADE Trial, a prospective, 40-patient trial that studied the GLYDER® Facet Resurfacing System in the treatment of chronic facetogenic pain. Preliminary data analyses from this five-site trial indicate a significant reduction in pain and improvement in function as measured by Visual Analogue Pain Scale (VAS) and Oswestry Disability Index...

2013-01-29 23:04:01

For decades, there has been an ongoing battle between health care professions as to who has the most effective and/or least costly treatment for low back pain. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP provides an expert opinion on the most recent research findings. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 In 1994, the federal government´s Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) published the first guidelines for health care professionals for treating low back pain. Titled Acute...

2013-01-26 23:02:03

Beginning in December 2012, the South County Spine Care spinal decompression medical center, led by Orange County chiropractor and sports injury specialist, Dr. Jeff Shad, is expanding its facility, as well as adding new advanced rehabilitation equipment and key staff members to support its successful non-surgical sports injury therapies. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 The Orange County pain management and spine care center, South County Spine Care, led by sports injury doctor Dr. Jeff...

2013-01-22 23:01:50

An estimated 38 to 50 billion dollars are spent yearly on the surgical treatment of chronic low back pain. While commonly accepted as the price to pay for this serious problem, is surgery effective or are there any other alternatives for chronic lower back pain? Chiropractor Dr. J G Moellendorf discusses recent research findings for the treatment of chronic lower back pain. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 When the muscle relaxers, anti-inflammatories, and pain killers fail, many...

2013-01-14 16:22:51

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ritu Varma is a graduate of the University of Toledo where she received her degree in Anesthesiology. She completed her interventional pain fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ritu Varma offers extensive background and experience in interventional treatment. She exceeds expectations in her clinical skills and is dedicated to providing compassionate care for her patients. She is specifically interested in chronic low back pain, pelvic...