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2015-04-28 08:38:06

DALLAS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Spine(TM), the exclusive provider of the AccuraScope® procedure, was featured on KFOR, an NBC affiliate station in Oklahoma City on April

2015-04-28 08:35:08

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.

2015-04-27 23:01:33

In a recent interview in North Carolina by a national organization Doctor Relations, Graham dentist Jerome Crayle explains why many individuals do not receive proper diagnosis and treatment of

2015-04-27 16:30:32

Day-Long Event to Combat Overly Competitive Attitudes & Feature Latest News on Preventing & Treating Sports Injuries among Children & Teens KATONAH, N.Y., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

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2015-04-27 16:18:31

Published in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, the new study supports the theory that some human back problems, which aren’t seen in any other primate species, are caused by a person having a spine that looks more like a chimpanzee’s than one evolved to handle the stresses of bipedal locomotion.

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2015-04-27 16:15:37

Arthritis sufferers may be able to do some legal shrooming and reduce their pain thanks to a “long-shot” series of experiments that are showing promising results.

2015-04-27 12:32:16

- William Stewart named Vice President, Market Access and Commercial Development MALVERN, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the

2015-04-26 23:01:33

MidSouth Pain will expand to treat patients in the Carolinas, Middle Tennessee, Atlanta, and locations further south into Mississippi. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) April


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...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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