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2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...

2014-06-30 12:31:31

Insurance Giant to Reimburse NYC Rehabilitation Center for Its Calmare Therapy Treatments FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calmare(®) Pain Therapy Device, the flagship product of Competitive Technologies, Inc., (OTCQX: CTTC) (CTI), the pain mitigation company, gained a favorable reimbursement ruling from the New York City Civil Courts in a personal injury case against Allstate Insurance, Co., (Allstate). In the ruling, the Court instructed the insurance giant to...

2014-06-30 08:31:01

UK Consumers Report ActiPatch® Therapy Reduces Pain, Including Fibromyalgia, Without Drugs FREDERICK, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today announced positive early feedback from its "Try It and Tell Us" social media program in the United Kingdom that has attracted thousands of followers. The company's Facebook-based program offers U.K. and Irish consumers free trial devices,...

2014-06-29 23:05:18

Hands-On Seminars Announces Their Upcoming Continuing Education Seminar to be Held in Atlanta July 19-20, 2014 Astoria, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 June 28, 2014: Hands-On Seminars has announced an upcoming intensive training seminar in MyoFascial Trigger Point and Proprioceptive Therapy. The course will be taught in Atlanta July 19-20, 2014. This seminar teaches the most successful approaches for the evaluation and treatment of MyoFascial Pain & Musculoskeletal Dysfunction....

2014-06-29 23:03:19

Instant Natural Colic Relief is a new product developed by Dr. Carolyn Goh, and is aimed at parents and caregivers who want to know how to relieve their babies’ colic pain instantly. A review on the website Vinamy.com points out if the program is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 As any new parent would already know, it is often hard to tell if there is anything wrong with one’s baby because of the fact that babies still do not contain the capability to verbalize...

2014-06-27 23:10:08

29 Upper Back Pain Relief Tips And Exercises At Home, a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers a wide range of useful tips on how to ease upper back pain. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 29 Upper Back Pain Relief Tips And Exercises At Home, a new report on the site Vkool.com, shows a wide range of tips and advice on how to relieve upper back pain naturally. At the beginning of the report, the author uncovers to readers some simple upper back pain relief tips including:...

Teething Babies Do Not Need Medicine on Their Gums
2014-06-27 03:45:46

U.S. Food and Drug Administration There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Too often well-meaning parents, grandparents and caregivers want to soothe a teething baby by rubbing numbing medications on the tot's gums, using...

2014-06-26 23:04:05

Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego pain management doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists, and include both medical and interventional treatments. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego...

2014-06-26 23:03:45

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, discusses surgery need, patient health, process and recovery. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Every year, millions of Americans suffer herniated discs that—if left untreated—may cause excruciating pain and further damage to the spine. The microdiscectomy, one of the most commonly performed spine surgeries, is a safe, effective option for those patients who have not responded to more...

2014-06-26 23:00:58

Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber....


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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