Pain Management
Amputation was thought to be the only solution for a patient affected by extreme pain brought on by peripheral artery disease, until given the option to participate in an investigational stem cell trial at Northwestern Medicine in which patients receive injections of their own stem cells to restore blood flow to the leg.
Bolingbrook, Ill-based Advantage Medical recently announced it will add the Richmar LidoFlex Pain Relief patch to its product lineup once the patch launches in the fourth quarter of this year.
A new resource titled, "Positive Options for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Self-Help and Treatment," is now available that provides the latest in pain advancements that speak to CRPS patients and their caregivers.
BioElectronics Corporation, Frederick, Md, released updated results of its "Try It and Tell Us" 7-day ActiPatch sample program. The data includes responses from 856 consumers suffering from chronic pain caused by a number of musculoskeletal conditions.
A recent study compared the effectiveness of Biofreeze topical analgesic and a placebo gel in reducing chronic pain and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome in slaughterhouse workers.
Advances in technology can help therapists improve pain management outcomes with these sometimes overlooked tools.
Hollywog recently announced the launch of a new, wireless remote controlled device engineered to address back pain.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently announced in a news release that researchers are developing a gel that when compressed, or applied to a painful knee joint, releases anti-inflammatory medicine.
Carex Health Brands has reported that it recently acquired the ThermiPaq Hot & Cold Therapy brand, in addition to other associated assets from the Thermionics Corporation.
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The Manage My Pain application for Android, engineered to allow users to better understand and track pain, now offers advanced reports designed to close the communication gap between patients and doctors, enhancing treatment of chronic pain.
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DJO Global Inc recently reported its launch of an electrical stimulator called the Empi Phoenix, engineered to ease treatment of muscle atrophy prior to and after total knee replacement (TKR) or ACL repair.
A potential link may exist between poor sleep and pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
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According to a recent news release, Walton Pain Center is one of the first in Augusta, Ga, to incorporate musculoskeletal ultrasound into its care of pain patients.