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2014-04-09 08:28:50

Dr. Sarah Bagley to be honored at American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Institute (MRI) today announced Dr. Sarah Bagley, a fellow in addiction medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, as the inaugural recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Millennium Research Institute Research Fellowship Award, which...

2014-04-09 08:28:23

Campaign with Endo Pharmaceuticals and HealthyWomen Encourages Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Sufferers to 'Get Up and Get Active' DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy-nominated choreographer, nine-time Dancing with the Stars professional and creator of LaBlast dance fitness program Louis Van Amstel is not typically associated with painful joints. But now he is working with HealthyWomen and Endo Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL), to help raise...

2014-04-09 08:28:11

Company Launches Second Innovative Offering to Accompany 'Pain Relief' Formula SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Aid Shot Therapy, makers of First Aid Shot Therapy Pain Relief, today announced the launch of its newest offering, First Aid Shot Therapy Upset Stomach. Upset Stomach is the second variant to be launched in the F.A.S.T. range of products and it is formulated to relive upset stomach symptoms. It comes in a great-tasting, smooth, ready-to-drink, liquid shot form, which...

2014-04-09 08:28:09

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Houston! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, May 10, in Houston at the Marriott Houston Westchase. Now entering its 4(th) year,...

2014-04-08 23:32:35

Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) announces the release of its smart phone App. The App can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group announces the release of its smart phone App. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Texas Pain Relief Group is an Interventional Pain Management Practice that seeks to provide relief...

2014-04-08 23:31:24

Fixing Elbow Pain is the latest program developed by Jedd Johnson, who promises to teach people how to get rid of their elbow pain effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fixing Elbow Pain is a new program developed by Jedd Johnson, who has many years of experience in studying elbow pain treatments. The program provides people with advanced methods to relieve their elbow pain, and exercises to...

2014-04-08 23:30:31

News reports state that Tiger Woods withdrew from the Honda Classic last month due to back pain caused by tight fascia. Ashley Black, who has worked as a fasciologist to the stars for the last 14 years, explains this often misunderstood health issue and offers a solution for others who may be suffering from tight fascia. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Back pain is one of the most elusive health issues, and it often leaves pro-athletes without answers or solutions. Unfortunately,...

2014-04-08 23:29:14

“Cobrazol,” a no-smell roll on anti-inflammatory gel, was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, HealthWatch, which took a look at the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Bridges, the host of NewsWatch and a medical expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how it treats chronic pain without the side effects of an ingested drug. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 “Cobrazol”, a no-smell roll on anti-inflammatory...

2014-04-08 16:23:07

William L. Weigel, M.D., joins Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists SPOKANE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William L. Weigel has joined the expert team of doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00788 Dr. Weigel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions utilizing advanced spine pain management techniques. A native of Beatrice, Neb., Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Nebraska...

2014-04-08 12:31:56

New Partnership Extends the National Representation of Focused Pain Relief Transdermal Compounded Medications VICTOR, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FPR Specialty Pharmacy, developer of Focused Pain Relief--customized transdermal compounded medications for pain and inflammation--announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with RS Medical of Vancouver, Wash. In this partnership, RS Medical will be providing services to educate and support physicians in their...


Latest Pain Reference Libraries

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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