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2014-03-26 23:34:26

Pain Free Living announced a new magnetic copper bracelet for pain relief of arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leading developer of pain relief products in the alternative pain relief industry announced a new ​magnetic copper bracelet for pain relief of inflammation. This copper bracelet has 5000 Gauss rare earth magnets combining the therapeutic benefits of copper and magnetic...

2014-03-14 23:04:21

Preventing occasional back pain from becoming a chronic problem requires both physical and mental fitness. It is important to stay physically active, strengthen the muscles supporting the back, and maintain flexibility. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A man's spine can take a beating over the years. The occasional backache can blossom into chronic and potentially disabling low-back pain. But it doesn't have to be that way. Paying attention to the body and the mind can keep the...

2014-03-12 11:29:28

New insights into how the human brain responds to chronic pain could eventually lead to improved treatments for patients, according to University of Adelaide researchers. Neuroplasticity is the term used to describe the brain's ability to change structurally and functionally with experience and use. "Neuroplasticity underlies our learning and memory, making it vital during early childhood development and important for continuous learning throughout life," says Dr Ann-Maree Vallence, a...

2014-03-11 08:31:46

PHOENIX, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on early testing, the future looks bright for the creation of a technologically advanced national registry to collect data on the experience of pain sufferers and their responses to treatment, according to Stanford scientists who presented data at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). In a scientific session on Friday, Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, president of AAPM, explained how the Health Electronic...

2014-03-11 08:31:08

GOLDEN, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pain Foundation's survey of over 300 people who suffer in chronic pain unveiled an important, but little-known truth about chronic pain sufferers; their feelings about how they will be treated by their healthcare providers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80498LOGO-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80498LOGO-b The survey found that pain patients are uncomfortable when they visit...

2014-03-11 08:30:15

Long-term Results Published in the Journal Pain Medicine in Study of Sustained Efficacy and Safety MENLO PARK, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp. announced today that the 24 month results of a prospective European clinical study using Nevro's Senza(®) system delivering HF10(TM) therapy were published in the journal Pain Medicine. The study was conducted in the United Kingdom and Belgium with 65 of the 72 implanted patients (90%) being available for data collection...

2014-03-07 23:04:08

A new study demonstrates the clinical utility of the Medasense Pain Monitoring technology in managing chronic pain. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Medasense Biometrics Ltd. today announced the results from a clinical study evaluating the clinical utility of its objective pain assessment technology in managing patients with chronic pain undergoing spinal cord stimulation (SCS) treatments. The trial included 33 patients implanted with permanent spinal cord stimulators to relieve...

2014-03-07 16:22:59

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician leaders of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) are calling for evidence-based interdisciplinary care as the gold standard to treat chronic pain and want insurance payers to step up to provide adequate coverage. In a position paper released today, AAPM asked all tiers of the health-care delivery system to recognize comprehensive, interdisciplinary modalities of treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),...

2014-03-07 16:22:40

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have demonstrated that conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a measure of the brain's ability to regulate pain, decreases activity in the human spinal cord as visible via functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). "This study confirmed our hypothesis that CPM results in significant reductions in spinal dorsal horn activity in humans," said lead study author Ian Mackey, of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. The...

2014-03-06 20:21:56

PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Success rates soared to 75% for patients who waited less than 2 years for a spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implant, compared with 15% for patients whose implants happened 20 years after the onset of pain, according to a retrospective analysis. The length of time patients waited for a referral also varied by specialty, as shown in a scientific poster presented today at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine....