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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....

2014-03-04 08:32:34

BioElectronics to Participate in "Take Control of Your Pain" Day In Phoenix FREDERICK, Md., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices and drug-free pain therapies, announced today that it is participating in upcoming consumer educational events and programs as part of an international campaign to discuss alternative pain modalities. BioElectronics is participating in "Take Control of Your Pain" day sponsored by...

2014-02-27 23:28:56

Throughout March, Living Well Medical is offering complimentary reviews of MRI's and X-rays for people seeking to get out of pain quickly, or simply looking for a second opinion. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 New York City is a tough place to stop and take time off to heal from an injury or a chronic painful condition. Achieving long term pain relief without invasive surgery is tougher still. Chronic pain is especially difficult to deal with once you factor in the NYC...

2014-02-26 23:02:18

The award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine recognizes UNE Professor Edward Bilsky's work on the neuroscience of pain, and his advocacy for individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., University of New England vice president for research and scholarship, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patient Advocacy Award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine (AAPM). The award will be presented March 8th...

2014-02-26 16:28:09

Annual publication aims to clarify options and improve communication between prescribers and consumers ROCKLIN, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chronic pain is a complex condition affecting an estimated 10 million Americans, according to the recent Institute of Medicine Report: Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research. People with pain face a myriad of treatments and medications promising to help them manage...

2014-02-06 23:01:54

An announcement from Dr. Webster today stated that a new online community is now available to help people who suffer from chronic pain and caregivers of people with chronic pain find solutions and share their experiences. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 What are the most effective methods for dealing with chronic pain? Dr. Lynn Webster has introduced a new online community featuring chronic pain support groups to assist individuals and families with their challenges of living...

2014-02-06 12:27:58

Several Emerging Therapies are Poised to Provide Improvements in Safety and Tolerability and/or Delivery, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that greater reduction in pain intensity and a greater patient responder rate (measured by the percentage of patients reporting at least 30 percent or at least 50 percent reduction in pain intensity from baseline) are the top two areas of unmet need in painful...

2014-02-05 23:05:01

According to a recent article in USA Today, millions of Americans are suffering from chronic pain, and the condition results in more than $635 billion annually in health care costs. Non-invasive and non-drug methods of treatment such as Synodrin supplements and lotions have been shown to be the most effective method of treatment for chronic pain sufferers. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Doctors and patients are searching for better ways to treat chronic pain. In a recent article in USA Today,...