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Research from Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting shows image-guided, ultrasonic technology may hold key to conquering a notoriously difficult condition ATLANTA,
Head pounding from that happy hour last night that somehow lasted until 2 am? You can easily solve that problem by sticking a fiber optic wire in your brain and turning on the juice.
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Waismann Method® Drug Treatment Center Medical Director comments on recent article and calls for physicians awareness to the risks of long acting opioid drugs. Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D.
Topical BioMedics has partnered with the new COR HEALTH division of Vets Access, LLC, enabling them to provide customers with its full line of Topricin pain relief and healing cream formulas.
Risk of death, unintentional injury is particularly high for elderly adults taking opioid painkillers ITASCA, Ill., Feb.
Dr. Vengurlekar and the Premier Pain Institute explore minimally invasive options for spinal treatment and what patients can expects after a procedure. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb.
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Myoscience announced today that Dr.
LONDON, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain is the leading cause of disability in the US, affecting more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined.
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 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 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 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 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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