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2014-09-23 08:30:57

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 150,000 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 150,000 NY Metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-09-23 04:22:02

AACHEN, Germany and BRUSSELS, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young scientists from any European member country of the European Pain Federation EFIC(R) are invited to apply for the EFIC-Gruenenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2014. This grant is one of the most prestigious and highly regarded pain research grants worldwide. Provided by the European Pain Federation EFIC(R)in conjunction with the pharmaceutical company and pain expert Gruenenthal GmbH, the grant supports young...

2014-09-23 04:21:48

CAMBRIDGE, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights of the data: - CNV1014802 showed a statistically significant reduction in pain - Well tolerated and effective therapeutic dose without any requirement for dose titration - Performance potentially broadens the use in several other neuropathic pain states Convergence Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited ("Convergence"), the company focused on the development of...

2014-09-22 23:12:57

Finding the right product for back pain relief can be very difficult. Online retailer Variety4Kicks.com have recently announced they have included the iReliev high quality electronic massage Tens Unit in their range of products. Many pain sufferers are now searching for an over the counter natural but safe alternative to pain relief pills. This can achieved with the FDA Approved iReliev Tens Pain Management system. Lewes, DE (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Back pain is a daily reality for a...

2014-09-22 23:03:10

Destiny Image Publishers announces the release of “Living Beyond Your Chronic Pain,” by Dr. Joseph Christiano, providing solutions and answers for many uncertainties associated with chronic pain. Shippensburg, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Pain does not need to rule your life anymore! “Living beyond Your Chronic Pain” is a user- and reader-friendly book designed to guide the individual who suffers with chronic pain the way back to pain-free living. This inspirational book is...

2014-09-22 08:28:56

EndoTech® Endoscopic Surgery System allows surgeons to easily view internal anatomy, enabling safer operations and improved patient outcomes PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many people experiencing issues with their hands or wrists, surgery often means facing the prospect of large, painful incisions and long recovery time. As can be imagined, regular activities are also impacted, such as working, driving and even eating. Depending on the severity of the problem, some...

2014-09-19 08:26:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) today announced results from preclinical studies characterizing the analgesic profiles of a series of the company's internally-discovered oral, peripherally-acting kappa opioid receptor agonist molecules. The preclinical research candidates were created using Nektar's small molecule polymer medicinal chemistry platform. The analgesic properties of kappa receptor agonism are well described in the medical...

2014-09-18 23:03:34

Topical BioMedics, Inc., the makers of Topricin® Natural Pain Relief & Healing, joined the ranks of select sponsors at Spartan Race’s Tri-State NJ Super Race event in Vernon, NJ Sept. 5- 7 2014, with like-spirited organizations including Reebok, Core Power, Air National Guard, Clif Bar, GeigerRig, Eco Vessel, Navy Federal Credit Union, Bodybuilding.com, and Pursuit Rx. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Spartan race is known as the world’s Best Obstacle Race....

2014-09-18 08:29:10

Drug Development Team Now Complete and Fully Focused on Clinical Trial Implementation NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCQB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Christopher W. James to the position of Senior Director of Clinical Development. During his extensive career in Clinical Research, Mr. James has established and led successful global...

2014-09-17 23:14:01

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in the Houston, Texas area is sharing some new insight into the effective treatment of spinal disc pain. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 While there are many different types of back and neck pain, some of the most disruptive and excruciating is that of spinal disc pain. Spinal disc problems are caused by a variety of different ways including accidents (automobile-related, sports-related and more), aging and several other...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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