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2010-02-03 06:00:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Pharmaceuticals®, Inc. (NYSE: KG) today launched PainBalance®, a new educational initiative which provides quality information, practical tools, and essential resources to healthcare professionals and others, helping them provide optimal, appropriate care for all patients with pain. An estimated 50 million Americans live with chronic pain,(1) more than the number of people with diabetes, heart...

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2009-12-29 12:40:00

There are a various forms of chronic facial pain, ranging from the mildly unpleasant to the excruciating and debilitating.  But according to a new study released in the Netherlands, such disorders are thankfully more uncommon than researchers had once suspected. The sundry varieties of face and head pain do not, however, have a common cause.  They may simply pop up on their own or can more often be the side effect of some other underlying health issue such as a tumor, stroke or...

2009-10-26 13:21:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Pain Medicine Position Paper published by leaders of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), reveals businesses lose $61 billion annually due to ineffective pain care and the lack of optimal pain care delivery. Leaders from the organization are now implementing and teaching a new, "population-based" approach to delivering care with the goal of alleviating pain so patients can get on with their lives. AAPMedicine's President Rollin M....

2009-10-07 10:41:25

Despite twenty years of research on the use of electrostimulation techniques (TENS) for treatment of osteoarthritis in the knee, researchers still cannot say whether it reduces pain or physical disability. This is the conclusion of a Cochrane Systematic Review of electrostimulation trials in osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of pain and physical disability in older people. In one widely used form of treatment for the disease, called transcutaneous electrical stimulation...

2009-08-13 15:45:00

Research has implications for medical use of drug and concepts of chronic pain Imagine that you're working on your back porch, hammering in a nail. Suddenly you slip and hit your thumb instead "” hard. The pain is incredibly intense, but it only lasts a moment. After a few seconds (and a few unprintable words) you're ready to start hammering again.How can such severe pain vanish so quickly? And why is it that other kinds of equally terrible pain refuse to go away, and instead...

2009-08-05 09:05:07

A compound initially isolated from a soft coral (Capnella imbricata) collected at Green Island off Taiwan, could lead scientists to develop a new set of treatments for neuropathic pain "“ chronic pain that sometimes follows damage to the nervous system. Currently this form of pain is very poorly controlled by the usual analgesics (aspirin like drugs (NSAIDS) or even opioids like morphine) and novel treatments are urgently required. The conclusion of a paper published today in the...

2009-03-10 08:21:56

 A new study appearing in Pain Practice successfully established the reliability a newly developed device for assessing pain. This device is called the continuous pain score meter (CPSM). It enables continuous real time pain score measurement, which is used to obtain exact measurements of pain intensity in humans during the course of a procedure. The findings provide more detailed information on patients' pain perception and may lead to better pain management for certain clinical...

2009-01-06 05:15:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an acute care specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that enrollment has been completed in two pivotal Phase III SIMPLE trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a single intraoperative administration of EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) for prolonged postoperative analgesia. Results from the studies in hemorrhoidectomy and in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are expected to provide the primary clinical...

2008-12-06 05:00:00

New Sustained-Release Analgesic Significantly Reduces Postop Pain, Opioid Use, and Reduces Opioid Related Adverse Events Compared to Gold Standard Pain Medication PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phase II dose escalation study of a single intraoperative administration of EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty, or TKA, showed that the novel, sustained-release analgesic effectively and safely controlled moderate-to-severe postoperative pain...

2008-11-14 15:00:24

Zynex, Inc. (OTCBB: ZYXI), a provider of pain management systems and electrotherapy products for medical patients with functional disability, announced today that it is extending the deadline for filing its Form 10-Q Report for the third quarter of 2008 until November 19, 2008. The primary reason is to determine the accounting treatment for, and effects of, an Anthem BlueCross BlueShield ("Anthem") claim and to reflect such accounting in Zynex's financial statements. Zynex believes that it is...


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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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