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April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine,...

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2014-08-29 08:24:51

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Cleveland have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139448 Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage -- Light to medium pressure -- Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation -- Relieves chronic...

2014-08-28 23:18:30

Advanced Surgical Procedures Introduced for Spinal Treatment Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built a reputation for itself as a prominent online source of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site will offer new surgical procedures for back pain, or people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes in three types of back surgery: sciatica surgery, cervical/neck surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. Some of the most common back pain symptoms...

2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...

2014-08-28 08:25:49

The new revolution in muscle support and pain relief to get you back in the game MILWAUKEE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidForce, an innovative muscle support and pain relief adhesive application, announced today a strategic partnership with professional tennis player John Isner. Currently the highest-ranked male American tennis player, Isner wears RapidForce during competitions to help with knee support. He is wearing it as he competes this week at the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships....

2014-08-27 16:25:27

Combination of Interventional Spine and Pain Management and Comprehensive Pain Management Creates Southeast's Largest Pain Management Provider ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Management Services (IMS) announced today the combination of Interventional Spine and Pain Management and Comprehensive Pain Management, both Atlanta-based companies. The combination of the two practices expands Interventional Management Services' metropolitan Atlanta reach to 16 treatment...

2014-08-26 23:02:36

With children spending lots of time outdoors, participating in sports, and lugging heavy backpacks all day, strains, sprains, muscle pulls, and other mishaps are sure to follow. Topical BioMedics, Inc., shares safety tips to help parents protect their children from pain and injury. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Kids are back in school, with a busy schedule that includes sports, playground fun, and other physically demanding activities. With youngsters spending lots of time...

2014-08-26 23:01:42

Shane Michaels releases a review of Neuropathy Miracle, a program created by ex-neuropathy suffer Peter Barnsby to help others get rid of their nerve pain for good. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Neuropathy Miracle, an all-natural solution to getting rid of nerve pain permanently that was created by ex-neuropathy sufferer Peter Barnsby and has already helped thousands find relief from their condition has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review....

2014-08-26 23:00:46

Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. The day will feature course offerings, symposia and special...

2014-08-26 08:31:55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Columbus have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139448 Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage -- Light to medium pressure -- Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation -- Relieves chronic...

2014-08-26 08:31:24

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today released the updated results of its "Try It and Tell Us" 7-day ActiPatch sample program for United Kingdom and Ireland residents who were surveyed about their experience. Overall results for chronic musculoskeletal pain showed a 77% efficacy to ActiPatch Therapy with an average pain decrease of 52%. Visit...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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