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2014-12-16 08:31:50

Safer Alternatives to Epidural Injections Revealed by Scottsdale Pain Management Expert. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec.

2014-12-16 08:30:07

EDISON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-12-15 23:01:53

Gene therapy pioneer and longtime Veterans Affairs researcher Dr. David Fink received the 2014 Paul B. Magnuson Award from VA in a ceremony at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System on Dec.

2014-12-15 12:26:32

Groin pain can be caused by any number of injuries, but these tips from Dr. Shirin Towfigh can help you determine if your pain is caused by a hernia. LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-12-14 23:01:58

ToothacheSanDiego.com launches new site highlighting teeth cleaning and preventative care education and maintenance. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2014

2014-12-12 08:25:57

Significant Relief Achieved Using Advanced Illumina(TM) 3D Programming Software MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec.

2014-12-11 23:08:12

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced a new triple strength hematite magnetic bracelet for pain relief made with Garnet and Rhodonite Little Rock,

Primary Care Doctors Less Likely To Prescribe Opioids For Pain
2014-12-11 03:48:10

Concerns about prescription drug abuse and addiction may affect prescribing habits, survey suggests


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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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