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2014-07-21 12:25:43

CINCINNATI, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 2.3 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis (MS) each day, a debilitating disease that can often cause severe pain, muscle spasms, poor circulation, anxiety, stress and clinical depression. Although not a substitute for regular MS treatment, massage therapy is an effective, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) that can alleviate such symptoms and in turn, help to pacify the disease....

2014-07-20 23:02:11

ReportsnReports.com adds “Cebranopadol (Neuropathic Pain) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 202” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Neuropathic pain (NP) is defined as a disorder of the sensorimotor system and is distinctly different from nociceptive pain, which is a consequence of trauma, injury, or inflammation. The main difference between neuropathic and nociceptive pain is the absence of a continuous nociceptive input in neuropathic pain. Although the term neuropathic...

2014-07-18 08:22:19

MIAMI, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Private Equity Group Limited announced today that its "portfolio company", National Med Care Ltd, a Salt Lake City Utah, based pharmaceutical marketing firm has entered into an agreement with Taking You Forward Inc., a Cebu Philippines based BPO firm to form a joint venture for the marketing of its compound pharmaceutical products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Taking You Forward will provide 400 call center...

2014-07-17 23:12:25

Doctor Francesca Marino of LeBlanc Spine & Nerve recently announced a new knee pain treatment option for patients looking for less invasive options. Layfayette, LA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Knee pain is a condition that affects millions of Americans. This condition often leads to knee replacement surgery which can be expensive and have lifestyle altering consequences. Many patients are looking for alternative treatments, and recent medical advances look to be promising. When contacted...

2014-07-17 23:10:11

Dr. Pechak of the Perio & Implant Center of the Monterey Bay & Palo Alto, California, recently completed his 50th gum recession procedure using the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique ®. This procedure is minimally invasive involving no blades, cutting, scalpels, or stitches. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Jochen Pechak, a Board Certified Periodontist and founder of the Perio & Implant Centers of Palo Alto and Monterey Bay, California, is celebrating his 50th...

2014-07-17 20:23:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento on Wednesday became the first hospital in California to use the next-generation robotic surgery system called the da Vinci Xi, which provides 3-D, high-definition visualization and greater dexterity, precision and control for the surgeon as well as less pain and a quicker recovery for the patient. Steven C. Patching, M.D., who in 1993 was the first to use laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery in...

2014-07-17 16:26:16

Opinion Expected "In Short Order" NEWARK, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced that on July 17, 2014, Judge Joel A. Pisano of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey entered an order preliminarily enjoining Actavis Elizabeth LLC and Actavis Inc. from marketing a generic version of Gralise® (gabapentin) prior to the Court's issuance of an opinion in the matter. The order indicates the Court expects to issue an...

2014-07-16 23:02:34

Shocking Evidence Shows 87% of Patients Still Experiencing Spinal Pain Two Years After Spinal Surgery Pembroke Pines, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Everyday, people are being treated for back pain and leg pain using a very common method involving steroid injections for spinal stenosis, however, this is proving to have little benefit for many patients, according to a new study that experts said should make doctors and patients think twice about the treatment. The prestigious SPINE journal knows...

2014-07-16 08:28:07

ADYX-003, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Two Dose-Volume Levels of AYX1 for the Prevention of Pain Following Total Knee Replacement SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adynxx, developer of a first-in-class platform of therapeutics to address pain at its molecular roots, announced today that the first patient was dosed in ADYX-003, a Phase 2 dose-ranging study of AYX1, an investigational drug candidate for the prevention of...

2014-07-16 08:28:03

FDA also approves the use of two Butrans patches for dose adjustments in appropriate chronic pain patients STAMFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new 7.5 mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans(®) (buprenorphine) Transdermal System CIII. Five strengths of Butrans will now be available: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour and 20 mcg/hour. The Butrans Transdermal System is also...


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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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