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2014-06-03 12:37:02

LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sensei Adam Rostocki, The Chronic Pain Coach, has launched new proprietary coaching programs after 8 years of development and clinical testing. These programs are the culmination of a lifetime spent working with people who suffer from persistent pain and enduring illness. Sensei Rostocki is a noted pain researcher, educator and patient advocate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92909) Chronic pain coaching is...

2014-05-30 09:50:54

Indiana University A pilot study by Indiana University researchers found that whole-body vibration exercise may reduce pain symptoms and improve aspects of quality of life in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia. "Our findings are promising, but it is not entirely clear whether these improvements were the result of added vibration or just the effects of being more active," said lead author Tony Kaleth, associate professor in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at...

2014-05-29 23:00:39

HealthQuest is proud to offer non-surgical solutions to back pain that actually work. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 More than 30 million Americans suffer with chronic back pain every day that inhibits their quality of life and may even keep them out of work. Dr. Sol Cogan and the HealthQuest clinics are helping patients throughout Michigan and Missouri find relief from back pain without surgery and without addictive pain pills using the latest and most advanced spinal...

2014-05-28 23:01:14

Colarasis, Inc. now offers Roman’s Pain Rub, a skin balm formulated to relieve pain. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In business since May 2010, Colarasis, Inc. is now offering a pain relief rub proven to help the millions of people who suffer from arthritis pain. Colarasis, Inc. of Houston, TX recently formulated Roman’s Pain Rub, an analgesic skin balm that consists of rich and pure emollients, lubricants and penetrating agents. It acts as a numbing sensation which generates to...

2014-05-22 20:22:48

MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90633 What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Santa Clara! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, June 7, in the Bay Area...

2014-05-21 13:49:42

UNC Health Care Researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, also found a compound that could become a new treatment for conditions such as arthritis, shingles, and back pain. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have found a new target for treating chronic pain: an enzyme called PIP5K1C. In a paper published today in the journal Neuron, a team of researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, shows that PIP5K1C controls the activity of cellular...

2014-05-14 08:32:12

Small Business Innovation Research award helps fund final phase of clinical research for medical device that uses electrical stimulation to relieve shoulder pain in stroke patients. CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPR Therapeutics, a medical device company, has received a $2.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support collection of the clinical data required to commercialize its SMARTPATCH® peripheral...

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...

2014-05-12 16:28:29

MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Columbus! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, May 17, at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Now in its 4(th) year, PAINWeekEnd...

2014-05-08 23:10:29

Workers’ compensation claims professionals can gain a practical understanding of how changes in the central nervous system can affect the brain’s perception of pain and set the stage for chronic pain. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Workers’ compensation claims professionals can learn about alternative approaches to managing chronic pain by downloading an article from the new issue of Healthesystems’ RxInformer clinical journal. The piece provides a practical understanding of how...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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