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Nearly 1 In 5 Adults Have Persistent Pain Study

Nearly 1 In 5 Adults Have Persistent Pain: Study

Provided by Eric Sorensen, Washington State University Americans are in a world of hurt. Nearly one in five US adults are in pain most every day for spells of three months or longer, according to an analysis by Jae Kennedy, professor of health...

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2014-10-27 08:29:57

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today released updated results of its "Try It and Tell Us" 7-day ActiPatch sample program for United Kingdom and Ireland residents who were surveyed about their experience. The data now includes responses from 856 consumers suffering from chronic pain caused by a number of musculoskeletal conditions. Visit...

2014-10-26 23:01:54

Jon Petrick is a sought-after chiropractor and is the clinical director of the Las Vegas Pain Relief Center. Dr. Petrick's mission is to help clients reach their optimal health, and in so doing, has developed and now added his "Sustainable Health System" to his practice. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 Jon Petrick is a sought-after doctor who is the clinical director of the Las Vegas Pain Relief Center. Dr. Jon Petrick's mission is to help clients reach their...

2014-10-15 08:31:27

Treatments often are ineffective, creating fear of addiction with little pain relief. RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans with chronic pain say that current treatments using prescription painkillers do not work, leading to years of intense suffering, thoughts of suicide and often dependence on the medications, according to a new national survey sponsored by the Center for Public Advocacy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation....

2014-10-06 08:27:55

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that a new data analysis from previously reported phase 3 studies evaluating the sufentanil sublingual tablet system (SSTS) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acute pain will be presented at the International...

2014-10-06 04:22:03

CAMBRIDGE, England, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement follows a very successful preceding collaboration with Dr Waxman with findings due to be presented at IASP 2014 Convergence Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited ("Convergence"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain via a pharmacologically and genetically defined approach, today announces a collaboration...

2014-09-26 23:06:16

San will be a guest speaker at the American Health Information Management Associates (AHIMA) Convention in San Diego, California from September 28 through October 1, 2014 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Arturo “Art San” Sanchez, LMT, CCh, Master Therapist, or as his patients fondly refer to him, “The Pain Eraser”, helps patients overcome injuries and ailments by using a unique style of clinical bodywork called Effective Muscle Release (EMR) with trigger point and other...

2014-09-24 08:26:08

The American model of healing is proving ineffective across the board. Rehab and Revive Physical Therapy has shifted the paradigm of treatment for injuries and chronic pain. The inspirational true stories in the new book, Rehab the Mind, Revive the Body, are a testament to the power of true healing. rehabandrevive.com IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The highest rated physical therapist in Southern California, Dr. Justin C. Lin, is pleased to announce the launch of his...

2014-09-23 23:09:35

Unique Approach Offers Non-Medical Solution for Women Suffering with Chronic Pelvic Pain Ithaca, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Eight-week program, “Healing Female Pain” reaches out to women with vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis, pudendal neuralgia, and other chronic pelvic or sexual pain, teaching intuitive Mind Body Healing techniques that lead to lasting relief. According to the Gallup poll, 1 in 7 women between the ages of 18 and 50 suffer from chronic pelvic pain. Many of...

2014-09-23 08:31:17

Company Positioned to Advance Development of Novel Sodium Channel (NaV) Inhibitors Targeting Pain SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiteOne Therapeutics Inc. today announced the completion of its initial round of equity financing. Led by Sears Capital Management and Biobrit LLC, with additional investors Mission Bay Capital and Joe Zakrzewski, the $1.5 million financing positions SiteOne to advance its oral Na(V)1.7 inhibitor program for pain and to further develop its...

2014-09-22 23:03:10

Destiny Image Publishers announces the release of “Living Beyond Your Chronic Pain,” by Dr. Joseph Christiano, providing solutions and answers for many uncertainties associated with chronic pain. Shippensburg, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Pain does not need to rule your life anymore! “Living beyond Your Chronic Pain” is a user- and reader-friendly book designed to guide the individual who suffers with chronic pain the way back to pain-free living. This inspirational book is...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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