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Fake Vs Real Acupuncture - No Real Benefits For Knee Pain

Fake Vs Real Acupuncture - No Real Benefits For Knee Pain

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While doctors and patients alike have been proclaiming the benefits of acupuncture for decades, if not centuries, new research from a team of British and Australian scientists has revealed...

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2014-10-01 08:30:50

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, today announced the expansion of its European operations with the formation of a GmbH and the appointment of Mr. Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany. Mr. Schaber will join former Kyphon colleague Andrea Mercanti, currently...

2014-09-30 23:19:21

Thousands of Americans suffer from low back and sciatica pain. A local medical office is offering a special therapy treatment for sciatica pain and low back pain sufferers. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Recent reports by the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer from lower back pain at least once in their lives. Often time, low back and sciatic pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until recently, disc herniations...

2014-09-30 23:13:29

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Pain Management Therapeutics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The market of pain management therapeutics aims at producing drugs to alleviate acute as well as chronic pain conditions, thus improving the quality of life of patients. Body pain affects a major portion of the global population,...

2014-09-30 23:07:56

Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, of Shelby Township, Mich. is using a proprietary multi-dimensional approach to help patients diminish their chronic knee pain without invasive surgery. His knee pain program identifies the true source of the problem and concentrates on the entire body, bringing relief to some patients in as little as two days. SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC, has developed an inventive chronic knee pain program of care that is...

2014-09-30 08:32:31

KemPharm's Intellectual Property Estate Now Includes Composition of Matter Patents for Two Ligand Activated Technology (LAT) Opioid Prodrugs - KP511 and KP201 CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent No. 8,816,083 to KemPharm...

2014-09-30 08:31:47

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 35,000 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 35,000 Boston metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-09-29 23:02:24

Serra Medical Plaza Grand Opening on October 8, 6-730 p.m. Celebrates The Opening of An Ultra-Modern Facility. Thousand Oaks, Calif. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Leading Conejo Valley medical practices –– Pain Management and Injury Relief (PMIR) and Thousand Oaks Surgery Center (TOSC) –– are proud to announce the opening of Serra Medical Plaza, a state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The new medical center will be home to these two practices that offer Conejo...

2014-09-29 23:02:17

Two thirds of Canadians currently using medical cannabis do so to ease arthritis pain Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 In a position paper issued today, The Arthritis Society calls for more research into the efficacy and safety associated with the use of medical cannabis as a therapy to alleviate symptoms of pain and fatigue caused by a chronic disease. “More and more Canadians are accessing medical cannabis as a treatment option for severe arthritis symptoms,” explains...

2014-09-29 23:00:33

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Studies report that 20-33% of all adults will experience shoulder pain, and...

2014-09-27 23:02:54

Nierman Practice Management (NPM) and Dr. Brock Rondeau have joined together to help dental practices implement TMD treatment clinically, and bill a patient’s medical insurance for the treatment. The workflow for TMD treatments and billing are covered extensively to allow for accessible treatments. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Over 34% of the American population suffers from temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ disorders or TMD. Symptoms such headaches,...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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