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2012-05-01 11:00:05

CCNY Advances Electrical Brain Stimulation to Tap Pain Network Migraine pain sits at the upper end of the typical pain scale — an angry-red section often labeled “severe.” At this intensity, pain is debilitating. Yet many sufferers do not get relief from — or cannot tolerate — over-the-counter and commonly prescribed pain medications. Recently, a team of researchers that includes Dr. Marom Bikson, associate professor of biomedical engineering in CCNY´s...

2012-03-17 23:00:57

PMI has been manufacturing a full line of electrotherapy related products for over 19 years, and they are one of the largest electrotherapy electrode manufacturers in the USA today. Not all medical electrodes are created equally, and PMI combines its technical knowledge and use of the best materials and advanced processes to create the highest quality electrodes, at the best price, available on the market today. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company...

Study Finds Women Experience More Intense Pain Then Men
2012-01-23 13:10:13

When suffering from the same medical conditions, on average, women claim to experience more intense pain than men, according to a new study published online in The Journal of Pain on Monday. According to a Stanford University Medical Center press release, physician Dr. Atul Butte and colleagues looked at the electronic medical records of more than 72,000 male and female patients. The data covered a spectrum of 47 different total ailments and more than 161,000 instances where a patient...

2012-01-03 07:20:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Matt Spaulding entered his first bodybuilding competition in late October and won his division -- a feat he credits in part to SoonerRelief® (http://soonerpainrelief.com), the pain relief gel that's proving the power of medicinal herbs. Now Dr. Spaulding regularly recommends SoonerRelief to patients in his chiropractic practice. Dr. Spaulding spent nearly a year building muscle and shedding body fat, eventually losing over 40 pounds through...

2011-12-08 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass. and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Infinion(TM) 16 Percutaneous Lead for its Precision Plus(TM) Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System, the first rechargeable SCS device for chronic pain management. The Infinion 16 Lead is the world's first and only 16-contact percutaneous lead and the latest innovation in Boston Scientific's comprehensive percutaneous lead...

2011-10-17 07:10:00

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As accidents go, it didn't appear to be life-changing. Finish Carpenter Bob Harris of Akron, Ohio, severely injured his knee when his foot was stuck in a scaffolding bucket on a work site. That was over 11 years ago when he was 40. It began a series of events that almost defy reality. Since that day he has undergone 16 surgeries, including two total knee replacements and two total hip replacements, has seen twenty different doctors, and is left...

2011-09-20 14:46:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Melisa Estes, who is a pain specialist in Jupiter, Florida, sees many patients who suffer from chronic knee pain. She recently began incorporating a new technology into her treatment regimen. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, also known as TENS, sends electrical stimulation to the source of patients' knee pain. That stimulation inhibits pain signals from reaching the brain, and that reduces pain. DJO Global of San Diego announced...

2011-08-23 11:59:00

In the news release, Relievant Medsystems Appoints Alex M. DiNello as President and Chief Executive Officer, issued 23-Aug-2011 by Relievant Medsystems, Inc. over PR Newswire, the company name Relievant Medsystems, Inc. was incorrectly transmitted as RelievantMedsystems, Inc. by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: Relievant Medsystems Appoints Alex M. DiNello as President and Chief Executive Officer DiNello brings significant spine and commercialization experience...

2011-08-23 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RelievantMedsystems, Inc., today announced the appointment of Alex DiNello to the position of president and chief executive officer and as a member of the company's board of directors. The Company recently received FDA approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin its SMART pivotal trial. The Surgical Multi-center Assessment of RF Ablation for the Treatment of Vertebrogenic Back Pain (SMART) trial is a prospective,...

2011-02-28 07:05:00

STAINES, England, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Decision to Reimburse Qutenza(TM) (capsaicin 8% w/w dermal patch) by Sweden's Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (Tand-och Lakemedelsformansverket) Gives new Option to Patients Living With Difficult-to-Treat Condition Patients in Sweden living with peripheral neuropathic pain are set to gain access to a new treatment option which can provide pain relief for up to three months following a single 30- or...


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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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