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Understanding Arthritis It Comes In Many Forms

Understanding Arthritis: It Comes In Many Forms

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Arthritis is a very painful inflammation of one or more of a person’s joints. It can simply be a dull, annoying ache, but arthritis may cause severe to debilitating pain. Many people...

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2014-08-20 16:25:23

Conference call and webcast scheduled at 5:30 pm EDT today. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (KindredBio, NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announced today that its pivotal field study (KB010) of CereKin, an interleukin-1 inhibitor for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs, did not meet its primary endpoint. The randomized, double-blind,...

2014-08-20 08:28:30

New clinic focuses on treating patients with chronic pain. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Orthopaedic & Spine Center have announced the opening of their new Pain Management Center, located at 250 Nat Turner Boulevard in Newport News, Virginia. In its sixth year, the pain management program now has its own dedicated space on the second floor. Planned specifically for individuals who have chronic pain, the second floor of OSC's main office...

2014-08-20 08:27:57

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 43,500 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 43,500 D.C. metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-08-19 12:28:53

NEWARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced Judge Joel A. Pisano of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in favor of Depomed in the company's patent litigation lawsuit against Actavis, Inc. related to Actavis's Abbreviated New Drug Application for generic versions of Depomed's Gralise(®) (gabapentin) tablets for the management of postherpetic neuralgia. Judge Pisano's ruling finds that Actavis infringes all...

2014-08-19 08:30:53

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products for the treatment of pain, announced that it had formed a Scientific Advisory Board composed of four members: Dr. Jeff Gudin, Dr. Charles Argoff, Dr. Srinivas Nalamachu and Mr. Kip Vought. SCILEX Chief Executive Officer Anthony Mack said the expertise of this board would greatly assist in the development and...

2014-08-18 23:10:59

Treatment Videos Now Available at E-Health Site Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Premier e-health site Spine Guide recently announced the addition of a series of health videos. The new addition is meant to further educate the general public about the different kinds of spinal ailments and how to treat them. The video resources are split into three categories: Spine Conditions, Spine/Non-Surgical Procedures, and Spine/Surgical Procedures. The new archive, currently consisting of 23...

2014-08-18 08:28:51

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 6 weeks results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained: "This first part of the multiple injection study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

2014-08-16 23:00:39

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Ocular Pain Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Ocular pain is also known as eye pain that occurs on the surface of the eye. Ocular pain is considered as a common medical condition that resolves on its own but, sometimes it creates emergency medical conditions. Possible causes for ocular pain includes corneal...

2014-08-15 23:06:05

In Order to Help Physical Therapists Achieve Maximal Results With Pain Relief for Their Patients, Hands-On Seminars Will Be Providing Intensive Training in Manual Therapy Approach to Cervical Spine Pathology in Astoria, NY on September 13-14, 2014 Astoria, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 From lower back pain to headaches, people in every walk of life suffer from pain related to the muscular system. Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life...

2014-08-15 08:24:20

What can you do for chronic heel pain? ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There it is again: that heel pain you feel when you first get up in the morning. If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130814/DC64237LOGO The condition usually...


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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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