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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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2014-08-27 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...

2014-08-25 23:04:30

Pregnancy is a period often characterized with severe back pain and discomfort. Backs in Action Wellness Center now announces tips for pain relief at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Backs in Action, Vancouver Chiropractors, has recently provided 5 excellent tips on reducing back pain during pregnancy for women and announced its specialized treatment plans for pregnant women. Since a majority of women experience discomfort and some form of pregnancy related...

2014-08-25 16:27:20

NEWARK, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation at the Morgan Stanley conference is scheduled for 2:40 pm ET (11:40 am PT) on Wednesday September 10, 2014. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast...

2014-08-25 16:25:29

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312345/Traumatic-Pain-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Traumatic Pain clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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