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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.

2009-08-13 15:45:00

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

2008-10-30 12:00:21

Boston Scientific, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices, has announced that the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has recommended the use of spinal cord stimulation for patients with chronic neuropathic pain.

2008-10-22 09:00:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation has announced findings from an independent study which investigated effectiveness and patient satisfaction following viscosupplementation treatments with Synvisc and Hyalgan in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.


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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
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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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