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2014-08-19 08:30:53

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products for the treatment of pain, announced that it had formed a Scientific Advisory Board composed of four members: Dr. Jeff Gudin, Dr. Charles Argoff, Dr. Srinivas Nalamachu and Mr. Kip Vought. SCILEX Chief Executive Officer Anthony Mack said the expertise of this board would greatly assist in the development and...

2014-08-18 23:10:59

Treatment Videos Now Available at E-Health Site Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Premier e-health site Spine Guide recently announced the addition of a series of health videos. The new addition is meant to further educate the general public about the different kinds of spinal ailments and how to treat them. The video resources are split into three categories: Spine Conditions, Spine/Non-Surgical Procedures, and Spine/Surgical Procedures. The new archive, currently consisting of 23...

2014-08-18 08:28:51

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 6 weeks results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained: "This first part of the multiple injection study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

2014-08-16 23:00:39

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Ocular Pain Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Ocular pain is also known as eye pain that occurs on the surface of the eye. Ocular pain is considered as a common medical condition that resolves on its own but, sometimes it creates emergency medical conditions. Possible causes for ocular pain includes corneal...

2014-08-15 23:06:05

In Order to Help Physical Therapists Achieve Maximal Results With Pain Relief for Their Patients, Hands-On Seminars Will Be Providing Intensive Training in Manual Therapy Approach to Cervical Spine Pathology in Astoria, NY on September 13-14, 2014 Astoria, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 From lower back pain to headaches, people in every walk of life suffer from pain related to the muscular system. Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life...

2014-08-15 08:24:20

What can you do for chronic heel pain? ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There it is again: that heel pain you feel when you first get up in the morning. If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130814/DC64237LOGO The condition usually...

2014-08-14 23:11:50

The comprehensive spine center is experiencing growth during their tenth year since opening the flagship clinic in Southlake in 2004. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Spine Team Texas, provider of world-class spine care, responds to patient demand by expanding their Fort Worth-Alliance clinic, opening a new clinic in Bedford, Texas, and hiring a physiatrist and two physician assistants. The comprehensive spine center is experiencing growth during their tenth year since opening the...

2014-08-14 23:08:30

BioMedical Life Systems, Inc., Vista, CA manufacturer of portable electrotherapy products for over 30 years, was a proud sponsor of The Clash at Clairemont 8 charity event. The pain management power of the Rebound® TENS unit they debuted has been generating quite a buzz amongst professional athletes ever since. Mission Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Clash at Clairemont 8 was a huge success once again, delivering a star studded athlete roster, incredible musicians, food and...

2014-08-14 23:08:24

Combining a refreshingly intuitive website with a friendly caring staff creates a unique service-oriented experience at Cloud 9 Spine. Jersey City, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 New Jersey and New York residents with back or neck pain now have a new option when searching the internet for care. Cloud9Spine.com is a website service that helps assist the public in finding local doctors to treat spine related problems. Cloud 9 Spine uses both their technological expertise in interactive...

2014-08-13 12:29:00

TMJ NextGeneration(TM) hollow ear canal inserts are safe and effective alternatives to bite splints FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TMJ Health, LLC, today announced that TMJ NextGeneration(TM), a first-of-its-kind, FDA cleared medical device that is a safe and effective aid in reducing Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD) pain, is available nationwide. The device consists of two custom-made, hollow ear canal inserts that allow full passage of sound and are...


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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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