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Just How Terrible Is Endometriosis

Just How Terrible Is Endometriosis?

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online - With expert commentary by Heather C. Guidone, Program Director, Center for Endometriosis Care Few diagnoses are more upsetting for women than endometriosis. Of course, the various...

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2014-09-17 23:14:01

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in the Houston, Texas area is sharing some new insight into the effective treatment of spinal disc pain. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 While there are many different types of back and neck pain, some of the most disruptive and excruciating is that of spinal disc pain. Spinal disc problems are caused by a variety of different ways including accidents (automobile-related, sports-related and more), aging and several other...

2014-09-17 23:09:22

Expert spine surgeon Dr. Gravori comments on degenerative disc disease and how it can lead to severe back pain in response to a recent article about a university student who had to drop out due to the disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A recent news story from Mid-Day, an Indian news outlet, tells of a 24-year-old man named Advait Thakur who had to stop attending college because of severe back pain caused by degenerative disc disease. This disease led to a...

2014-09-17 23:06:32

An industry leader in the medical field is sponsoring an event celebrating success in the fight to end discrimination. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that it is an official sponsor of Thursday’s Anti-Defamation League Event at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. “We’re very excited about this and we consider it an honor to be a sponsor for this great event,” said Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain...

2014-09-17 12:27:24

MUMBAI, India, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Glenmark's first in class TRPA1 antagonist, GRC 17536, has shown positive data in a Phase 2a proof of concept study in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced that its first in class Transient Receptor Potential Ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) antagonist, GRC 17536 has shown positive data in a Phase 2a double blind, placebo controlled, multi-centre, proof of concept...

2014-09-17 12:27:16

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The abuse of prescription pain medication is the deadliest drug problem facing America, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC reports prescription drugs have a higher overdose rate than heroin and cocaine combined. Physicians are now taking a harder look at their role in this national epidemic and doing something about it by using a new non-narcotic alternative for pain relief after surgery....

2014-09-16 23:01:32

Dry needling helps to find and eliminate neuromuscular dysfunction. Odessa, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Paradigm Physical Therapy is proud to announce that they are now offering a new therapeutic treatment for their patients. Dry needling is a procedure that uses an acupuncture needle to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. In this invasive procedure, a solid filament or acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to create a trigger point. Using repeated strokes and...

2014-09-16 20:24:48

Orthopaedic surgeons provide safety tips to avoid football, soccer and other fall sport injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Football, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities. As kids settle into the new school year, they're also excited to hit the field again. To help reduce the risk of common injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) offer...

2014-09-16 08:29:45

Results Validating the Multi-Modal Mechanism of Action Would Provide the Basis for Differentiating LevoCap ER from other Pain Therapies NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in a series of animal studies for levorphanol, the active ingredient of...

2014-09-15 16:28:24

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMatrixx has extended its contract with its Medical Director, Dr. Steven Stanos with an expanded role that includes direct involvement in the myMatrixx clinical pharmacy program. Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and pain management specialist, published author, and frequent speaker on topics related to rehabilitation and workers' compensation, is Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine by...

2014-09-12 23:10:03

Spinal Recovery Guidelines Post Surgery Available on Spine Guide Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 E-health center Spine Guide, best known for providing online guidance on spinal injuries and treatment, has recently announced that it has published a list of guidelines for people recovering from back pain management or surgery. The guidelines are meant to complement the wealth of information that the Spine Guide website has on all things spine-related. Although Spine Guide...


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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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