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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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2014-09-15 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...

2014-09-12 23:03:42

An industry leader in pain management is celebrating the new faces at the institute as well as three anniversaries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that Dr. Raimy Amasha and Dr. Anjuli Desai have completed their first year at Capitol Pain Institute while Jasmine Nelson, FNP has reached three years of service. Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute, went on to note that the medical institute also has 10...

2014-09-12 08:25:40

Survey reveals women report significant gender bias in the healthcare system LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pain Report and the non-profit For Grace released the results of a major online readers' survey on the controversial topic of Women in Pain. The results were also discussed at the annual meeting of For Grace in Los Angeles today. Over 2,400 women in chronic pain filled out the survey, which is the largest response the National Pain Report has ever experienced....

2014-09-11 23:11:50

As a distinguished faculty member, Dr. Auvenshine will be leading six of the eighteen lectures during the first session of the AACP’s 2014-2015 Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency Program. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MedCenter TMJ is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine will be participating in the first session of the AACP Institute’s Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency Program. The three-day mini-residency program will be focused on addressing craniofacial pain disorders,...

2014-09-11 23:08:38

Dr. Amy Baxter, Shark Tank alumni and TEDMED 2014 speaker has been given 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for her company's innovative product, Buzzy®. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MMJ Labs LLC, the world leader in non-invasive reusable pain relief devices, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with expanded indications for Buzzy® for the control of pain associated with injections,...

2014-09-11 23:03:09

Jury Awarded $73 Million in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict; Finds Boston Scientific’s Obtryx Bladder Mesh Sling Was Defectively Designed and Caused Serious Injuries, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A Texas state court jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay $73 million in a transvaginal lawsuit verdict to a woman who suffered permanent injuries from the company’s transvaginal mesh sling, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. After a two-week...

2014-09-10 23:09:42

Start Taking Control of Chronic Headaches with a Headache Diary Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Under-treatment of pain is a significant public health issue with far-reaching impact. With over 100 million people in the U.S. affected by chronic pain, it is no surprise that the societal burden of chronic pain is simply staggering. In 2012, the Institute of Medicine reported that the economic burden of pain exceeds $500 billion per year in the U.S., including healthcare...

2014-09-10 16:26:06

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of products focused on the treatment of pain, today announced that it will participate in the upcoming Aegis Capital 2014 Healthcare & Technology Conference to be held at The Encore At Wynn in Las Vegas. The management of the Company will present at 8:30 a.m. on September 11, 2014. About SCILEX Pharmaceuticals SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located...

2014-09-10 08:30:33

Key Step Accomplished Signals the Initiation of Clinical Development for Potential Blockbuster d-methadone NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: RLMD) ("Relmada" or the "Company"), a clinical stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that it has filed a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) with Heath Canada to conduct 2 pharmacokinetic studies with d-methadone, its NMDA receptor antagonist for...


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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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