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Building Better Brain Implants For The Long Term
2013-08-20 09:58:11

The Journal of Visualized Experiments [ Watch The Video - Environmentally-Controlled Microtensile Testing ] On August 20, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments will publish a technique from the Capadona Lab at Case Western Reserve University to accommodate two challenges inherent in brain-implantation technology, gauging the property changes that occur during implantation and measuring on a micro-scale. These new techniques open the doors for solving a great challenge for...

One Of First MRI-safe Devices For Pain Implanted By Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center
2013-08-07 07:23:52

Ohio State University Medical Center [ Watch The Video - Pain Management Helped By Implantation of MRI-safe Device ] Neurosurgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the first in the United States to successfully implant an MRI-safe spinal cord stimulator to help patients suffering from chronic back or limb pain. Neurosurgeons Dr. Ali Rezai and Dr. Milind Deogaonkar performed the surgery Aug. 5 to help relieve intense foot pain due to a peripheral neuropathy...

2013-07-20 23:03:29

Their new Knee CPM with TENS offers continuous passive motion that additionally incorporates TENS therapy for the ultimate in pain relief and muscle stimulation. This FDA-approved device can be utilized for range of motion therapies for more effective rehabilitation. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Better Life Devices Corp™ to offer their Knee CPM...

2013-07-11 14:27:56

Deep brain stimulation therapy blocks or modulates electrical signals in the brain to improve symptoms in patients suffering from movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, but a new study suggests that several factors may cause electrical current to vary over time. Led by Michele Tagliati, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Movement Disorders Program, the study identified variables that affect impedance – resistance in...

2013-06-27 23:48:51

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira of d’Oliveira & Associates injury and disability firm comments on the latest scientific review of Medtronic Infuse. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 A recent scientific review by Yale University published in Annals of Internal Medicine on June 18, 2013, revealed the latest about the safety and potential complications associated with Medtronic Infuse (i). The study detailed uncertainty regarding the safety of Medtronic Infuse use, discussing the previously downplayed...

2013-06-14 23:15:29

A year ago this month, Dana Toro received his neurostimulator implant at Humility of Mary Health Partners and began his journey back to life without chronic pain. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Warren native Dana Toro always led an active life. However, in the early 1980s, chronic pain from several work-related back injuries and other medical challenges began to limit his mobility. Today Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) is happy to announce that Dana is experiencing much less...

2013-06-14 23:15:23

Erchonia announces a new preliminary study to explore how its non-invasive, low level laser technology affects chronic pain caused by temporomandibular joint disorders, or TMJ. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Erchonia announces a new preliminary study to explore how its non-invasive, low level laser technology affects chronic pain caused by temporomandibular joint disorders, or TMJ. The preliminary study will apply a new prototype of Erchonia´s low level laser to approximately 20...


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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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