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2013-03-31 23:03:38

New Study to Examine Impact of Medtronic Neurostimulation Therapy on Predominant Low Back Pain Stockbridge, Georgia (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Pain Care, LLC is now enrolling patients to participate in PROMISE, a Prospective, Randomized Study of Multicolumn Implantable Lead Stimulation for Predominant Low Back Pain. PROMISE is the first-ever, large-scale study comparing the effectiveness of Medtronic neurostimulation therapy plus optimal medical management (OMM) to the administration of OMM...

2013-03-17 23:03:03

Thousand oaks based pain management center is expanding services to include advanced diagnostic imaging. Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 Comprehensive Pain Management Center (CPMC) in Thousand Oaks, California has been treating patients for moderate to severe pain since 2012. Beginning April 1st, 2013 CPMC will include advanced diagnostic imaging services on site. Dr. Lin and the Comprehensive Pain Management Center have recently acquired a GE 1.5 Tesla 450-Watt, Open...

2013-02-28 23:00:42

Dr. Steven Shoshany will soon become the first chiropractor in NYC to offer the ISCS computer assisted non surgical lumbar and cervical decompression system. Already a pioneer in back pain and herniated disc treatment, Dr. Shoshany is upgrading his non surgical decompression equipment to provide his patients access to the most advanced and exclusive treatments. New york, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Dr. Steven Shoshany is well known in Manhattan for being one of the few chiropractors at an...

2013-02-28 13:41:18

A new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library has raised doubts as to the effectiveness of "red flag" indicators at both identifying and excluding cancer in patients with lower back pain. The authors of the review concluded that most individual red flags were poor at diagnosing spinal malignancies and call for further studies focused on combinations of red flags. Lower back pain is a common complaint, often with no obvious cause. In around 1-5% of patients with lower back pain,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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