Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 18:42 EDT

Latest Pain Stories

2014-04-18 12:30:44

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects." One potential side effect of...

2014-04-17 23:08:30

Board certified ENT Surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati has found that this spring allergy season is in full swing, and many patients are looking for long-term relief from their sinus disease. Balloon sinus dilation seems to be the solution many people are looking for and is now available at his Orange County practice. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, many of which are seasonal. Springtime is notorious for flaring up allergy...

2014-04-17 23:01:38

Personal Care Products commonly found in American homes may expose families to harmful chemicals. Topical BioMedics offers information and tips for making cleaner, greener, healthier choices. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Earth Day--April 22, 2014--over a billion people from around the world will take action to keep the environment, their community, and their families healthy. With the focus on clean and green, Earth Day is a great time to evaluate personal care products and...

2014-04-16 23:07:35

A new report from Samueli Institute examines the evidence-base for non-pharmaceutical solutions to pain management, with a focus on active, self-care complementary and integrative medicine options—including mind-body, physically-oriented and sensory art therapies. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A new report from Samueli Institute examines the evidence-base for non-pharmaceutical solutions to pain management, with a focus on active, self-care complementary and integrative medicine...

2014-04-16 08:34:21

Clinical Results Open Significant Market Opportunity for BioElectronics Corp. FREDERICK, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced consumer medical devices, announced reports on preliminary results of a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial on osteoarthritis of the knee (knee pain) using ActiPatch® Therapy. An abstract on the interim analysis of the osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain study has been accepted by...

2014-04-16 08:32:54

ORANGE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shalini Shah MD, director of pediatric pain management in the UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, is the only specialist in Southern California fellowship-trained to treat children suffering from chronic pain. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/74156 Shah provides much needed relief to children facing cancer in need of interventional pain treatment and palliative care at the...

2014-04-15 23:16:09

A new Superior Magnetic bracelet with 5200 Gauss rare earth ion neodymium magnets for pain relief in seconds released by Pain Free Living. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Pain Free Living, a leader in the alternative pain relief industry, is excited to announce a new pain relieving magnetic bracelet using ion neodymium 5200 gauss rare earth magnets. These are the strongest neodymium magnets for the fastest pain relief in a magnetic therapy bracelet. Pain Free Living...

2014-04-15 23:11:56

Thousands of Americans suffer from low back and sciatic pain. Now, a local medical office is offering a cutting edge therapy for low back pain and sciatic pain sufferers. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Recent reports by the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer low back pain at least once in their lives. Oftentimes, low back and sciatic pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations could only...

2014-04-14 23:12:21

Natalie Strand, MD joins Freedom Pain Hospital as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Freedom Pain Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona, is excited to announce Natalie Strand, M.D. has joined the medical team as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Dr. Strand brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in chronic pain management to Freedom Pain Hospital. “We are thrilled that Dr. Strand will be joining our team, and...

2014-04-14 23:11:37

From oral tablets to general anesthesia, Dr. Kanani from Around the Corner Dental Health Spa offers it all. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Renowned family dentist in Woodland Hills, Dr. Kanani DDS., has unveiled several sleep dentistry procedures that will help patients who have a phobia, special needs or who suffer from anxiety get through a dental session. According to Dr. Kanani, it is not uncommon for him to see dozens of patients a month who suffer from a genuine fear...


Latest Pain Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (6 articles) »