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Just How Terrible Is Endometriosis

Just How Terrible Is Endometriosis?

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online - With expert commentary by Heather C. Guidone, Program Director, Center for Endometriosis Care Few diagnoses are more upsetting for women than endometriosis. Of course, the various...

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2014-09-16 23:01:32

Dry needling helps to find and eliminate neuromuscular dysfunction. Odessa, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Paradigm Physical Therapy is proud to announce that they are now offering a new therapeutic treatment for their patients. Dry needling is a procedure that uses an acupuncture needle to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. In this invasive procedure, a solid filament or acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to create a trigger point. Using repeated strokes and...

2014-09-16 20:24:48

Orthopaedic surgeons provide safety tips to avoid football, soccer and other fall sport injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Football, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities. As kids settle into the new school year, they're also excited to hit the field again. To help reduce the risk of common injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) offer...

2014-09-16 08:29:45

Results Validating the Multi-Modal Mechanism of Action Would Provide the Basis for Differentiating LevoCap ER from other Pain Therapies NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in a series of animal studies for levorphanol, the active ingredient of...

2014-09-15 16:28:24

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMatrixx has extended its contract with its Medical Director, Dr. Steven Stanos with an expanded role that includes direct involvement in the myMatrixx clinical pharmacy program. Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and pain management specialist, published author, and frequent speaker on topics related to rehabilitation and workers' compensation, is Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine by...

2014-09-12 23:10:03

Spinal Recovery Guidelines Post Surgery Available on Spine Guide Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 E-health center Spine Guide, best known for providing online guidance on spinal injuries and treatment, has recently announced that it has published a list of guidelines for people recovering from back pain management or surgery. The guidelines are meant to complement the wealth of information that the Spine Guide website has on all things spine-related. Although Spine Guide...

2014-09-12 23:03:42

An industry leader in pain management is celebrating the new faces at the institute as well as three anniversaries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that Dr. Raimy Amasha and Dr. Anjuli Desai have completed their first year at Capitol Pain Institute while Jasmine Nelson, FNP has reached three years of service. Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute, went on to note that the medical institute also has 10...

2014-09-12 08:25:40

Survey reveals women report significant gender bias in the healthcare system LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pain Report and the non-profit For Grace released the results of a major online readers' survey on the controversial topic of Women in Pain. The results were also discussed at the annual meeting of For Grace in Los Angeles today. Over 2,400 women in chronic pain filled out the survey, which is the largest response the National Pain Report has ever experienced....

2014-09-11 23:11:50

As a distinguished faculty member, Dr. Auvenshine will be leading six of the eighteen lectures during the first session of the AACP’s 2014-2015 Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency Program. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MedCenter TMJ is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine will be participating in the first session of the AACP Institute’s Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency Program. The three-day mini-residency program will be focused on addressing craniofacial pain disorders,...

2014-09-11 23:08:38

Dr. Amy Baxter, Shark Tank alumni and TEDMED 2014 speaker has been given 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for her company's innovative product, Buzzy®. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MMJ Labs LLC, the world leader in non-invasive reusable pain relief devices, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with expanded indications for Buzzy® for the control of pain associated with injections,...

2014-09-11 23:03:09

Jury Awarded $73 Million in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict; Finds Boston Scientific’s Obtryx Bladder Mesh Sling Was Defectively Designed and Caused Serious Injuries, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A Texas state court jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay $73 million in a transvaginal lawsuit verdict to a woman who suffered permanent injuries from the company’s transvaginal mesh sling, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. After a two-week...


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Cryosurgery
2013-04-30 10:04:11

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold to remove unhealthy and irregular tissues from the body. Cryosurgery is a non-invasive form of surgery that leaves hardly any scarring, has a low cost and minimal pain. When to Use Cryosurgery Cryosurgery has commonly been used to treat a lot of skin conditions; malignant and benign. It is also used to treat warts, moles, skin tags, solar keratosis, and Morton’s Neuroma. Liver cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, oral cancers, cervical disorders...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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