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2014-02-28 23:31:41

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists’ (ANS) neurosurgeon, Dr Zampella, discusses new treatment options for chronic neurosurgical illnesses within functional neurosurgery. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) announced today advanced treatment options for their patients through Functional neurosurgery. Functional neurosurgery consists of new and innovative procedures used to treat chronic illnesses such as epilepsy, spasticity, pain, and...

2013-12-17 23:26:22

Company powers first online forum exclusively for targeted drug delivery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Pentec Health, Inc. introduced the Targeted Drug Delivery Network today at the 17th annual North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) Conference in Las Vegas, NV. This represents the first ever, secured, online forum exclusively focused on healthcare professionals that utilize implanted drug delivery systems to treat severe pain and spasticity. The Targeted...

2013-11-30 23:01:44

North American Seminars, a national provider of continuing medical education courses for PT, PT, PTA and OTA, will present Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies in Dallas, Texas on January 18-19, 2014. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course on Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies is designed to provide progressive concepts to the medical professional involved in the rehabilitation management of the...

2013-10-29 08:34:18

Spasticity Ranked Among Top Three Post-Stroke Symptoms Impacting Patients IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy percent of stroke survivors living with spasticity and their caregivers rank the debilitating condition as one of the top three symptoms impacting their life post-stroke, according to a recent survey conducted by Allergan, Inc. and National Stroke Association. Spasticity, which causes muscles to contract and spasm, causing stiffness and pain ranks second only to...

2013-10-02 08:29:56

- New data reinforces the efficacy and safety profile of Sativex® in Multiple Sclerosis Spasticity - LONDON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GW Pharmaceuticals plc (AIM: GWP, Nasdaq: GWPH, "GW") announced that data from new MS spasticity studies (clinical trial data, observational study data and registries data collection) is being presented today at the 29(th) Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The...

2013-09-29 23:00:23

North American Seminars introduces an advanced physical therapy continuing education course on spasticity. This course will be pre-approved for continuing education for PT, PTA, and OT throughout the United States and Canada. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course is designed to provide progressive concepts to the medical professional involved in the rehabilitation management of the spinal cord-injured patient with...

2013-09-23 08:27:51

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GW Pharmaceuticals plc (AIM: GWP, Nasdaq: GWPH, "GW") announced today that agreement for a revised mutually-acceptable reimbursement price for Sativex® has been reached between Almirall S.A., GW's commercial partner in Germany, and the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (GKV-SV). This new agreement has resulted in an increase to the previously reduced price imposed by the German authorities in March 2013 which...

2013-08-14 04:20:36

-Sativex Already Undergoing Phase 3 Program in the U.S. as a Treatment for Cancer Pain- LONDON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, AIM: GWP, "GW") announced today that it has opened a Phase 3 Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a pivotal efficacy and safety clinical program to evaluate Sativex® for the treatment of spasticity due to Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Sativex is currently approved in 22...

2013-07-09 23:01:19

A recent Saturday Evening Post article illustrates the growing campaign to raise awareness for Botox as an effective treatment for muscle spasticity. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that the public benefits from being made aware of Botox’s medical uses. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 According to a June 27, 2013 Saturday Evening Post article, titled “Henry Winkler on Botox, Mom, and Fishing for Trout,” most people have a limited appreciation of Botox,...

2013-03-04 16:25:46

Study by Kennedy Krieger's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury suggests activity-based restorative therapy programs may provide substantial benefits for persons with chronic SCI BALTIMORE, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, is associated with...