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2013-10-07 12:25:36

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is hard enough, and sleep elusive enough, without the added complication of unremitting physical pain. Despite all the advances in medicine, there is often not an effective solution for chronic intractable pain. People with diabetes who suffer from a condition called PDN (painful diabetic neuropathy) may be so uncomfortable that they can't perform normal day-to-day activities or fall asleep at night. When they finally do get to sleep,...

2013-10-07 04:21:03

READING, England, October 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare practitioners Lorna Kennard & Rachael Wall from Sittingwell Ltd are proud to support the Backcare charity during National Backcare Awareness Week from 7th-11th October. As reported recently in the press [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-23755007 ] the Prime Minister David Cameron suffered "phenomenally bad back pain" whilst on holiday this summer. Whilst this was high profile news...

2013-10-03 23:33:09

Integration of Eastern and Western Medicine May Yield Results (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Each year, millions of Americans are affected by chronic pain. This pain can be the result of many differing catalysts, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, or a lingering injury. The vast majority of those who suffer from these pains have very few options for treatment, leading to situations in which they manage the pain through pharmaceuticals. While this method has proven to be effective if properly...

2013-10-02 23:00:35

Lose The Back Pain is a natural remedy for back pain that helps people get rid of back pain. The site Healthreviewcenter.com revealed an entire overview showing readers if this remedy is really useful. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Lose The Back Pain was created by Dr. Robert Duvall, a certified expert in the Healthy Back institute. This natural remedy for back pain provides users with useful knowledge and unique rotator cuff rehabilitation exercises that help reduce the pain...

School Desks Causing Kids Back Pain
2013-09-23 12:15:50

[ Watch The Video: Backpacks Could Lead To Backpain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As adults around the United States watch with schadenfreude as kids around them settle back into their school-day routines, it may concern them to know that the ergonomics of a child’s school environment are less than optimal. In fact, some kids are suffering physical consequences because of the amount of time they spend sitting at a desk or lifting heavy books. According to a...

2013-09-16 23:24:45

Bulletproof Back System created by Eric Wong is a new rehabilitation program that teaches people how to get rid of back pain fast, and how to recover from injuries easily. A full Bulletproof Back System overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Bulletproof Back System is created by Eric Wong - a certified kinesiologist. This man also is a former back pain sufferer, who suffered from this condition for over 5 years....

2013-09-13 16:24:24

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Power of Pain Foundation, a non-profit working to provide community based services that address the needs of chronic pain patients with neuropathy conditions is hosting the 7th Annual P.A.I.N Summit. The P.A.I.N Summit is scheduled to take place in Scottsdale on September 14th, 2013, at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Conference Center. The event will bring together leaders in pain therapeutics, healthcare providers, patients, caregivers and...

Pain Sensitivity Heightened By Continued Use Of Codeine
2013-09-13 04:44:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Discipline of Pharmacology have found that a heightened sensitivity to pain might result from using large and frequent doses of the pain-killer codeine, without the same relief offered by morphine. The findings, published in Neurology Reviews, are the result of what is believed to be the world's first experimental study comparing the pain relieving and pain worsening effects of both codeine...

Pepper Spice May Offer Treatment For People With Chronic Pain
2013-09-11 13:39:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists looking into why Szechuan pepper causes a tingling sensation have discovered the Asian spice may help patients with chronic pain. The new research, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, could lead to a greater understanding of the causes of tingling sensations experienced by many chronic pain patients. Szechuan pepper mimics the sense of touch in the brain by chemically activating light-touch fibers...

2013-09-11 08:28:03

Revolutionary New Implantable Pump from Flowonix Medical Treats Chronic Pain Patients EDINA, Minn., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flowonix Medical announced today the first implant of the Prometra(®) programmable infusion pump in Edina, Minnesota. Dr. Matthew G. Thorson implanted the pump in a 48 year old male who has been suffering from chronic pain for over 10 years. The surgery was performed at Centennial Lakes Surgery Center. The pump was implanted in the patient's abdomen...