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As people become more aware of options in modern medicine, many turn to holistic approaches to manage pain.
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Study Suggests Certain Noncancer Pain Conditions Associated With Increased Risk Of Suicide
JAMA Psychiatry Study Highlights A study by Mark A. Ilgen, Ph.D, of the Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan and colleagues examined the associations between clinical diagnosis of noncancer pain conditions and suicide.
Thu May 23, 2013
What it's like to visit the Chiropractor
To celebrate Spinal Health Week Goldfields-Esperance Mornings producer Daisy Smith visited a local Chiropractor to get the low down on backs.
Doctors Divided Over Infant Chiropractic Care
Life is still about "firsts" for 8-month-old Maria Underhill of Canal Winchester.
Bangor Daily News
The downside to getting an MRI for low back pain
My patients often bring a CD to their first visit that has MRI studies of their problem area, usually the low back.
Zalicus Awaiting Data On Potential New Pain Medication
Zalicus will have data in the second half of this year that will provide important insights into the potential of its lead drug candidate, Z160, to be a breakthrough new class of non-opioid analgesic for the treatment of both chronic and acute neuropathic pain.
Mazor Robotics Receives Purchase Order for Renaissancea System from ...
Mazor Robotics Ltd. , a developer of innovative surgical robots and complementary products, today announced that its Russia distribution partner, Neuroproject, placed an order for a Renaissancea system to be used at the N. N. Blokhin Cancer Research Center, located in Moscow.
Wed May 22, 2013
Titan Spine Announces New Appointments to Key Opinion Leader Advisory Team
Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced today that it has named two spine surgeons to its Key Opinion Leader Advisory Team, Dr.
Dr. Raymond Hall and PILLO1 Featured on The Doctors
With over 300 million sufferers worldwide, neck pain, along with other musculoskeletal conditions, is a growing concern globally.
Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk
People who endure chronic migraines or back pain are more likely to attempt suicide, whether or not they also suffer from depression or another psychiatric condition, according to a new study.
Tue May 21, 2013
Applied Clinical Trials
Benvenue Medical Completes Follow-Up Phase in KAST Study Evaluating...
KAST is being conducted to support a 510 application for market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , which Benvenue Medical expects to submit in the third quarter of 2013.
Sexual function in older adults with thoracolumbar–pelvic instrumentation
Charlottesville, VA . Surgeons investigated sexual function in 62 patients, 50 years and older, who had received extensive spinal-pelvic instrumentation for spinal deformity at the University of Virginia Health Center.
Mon May 20, 2013
Antibiotics could cure 40% of chronic back pain patients
Specialists who deal with back pain have long known that infections are sometimes to blame, but these cases were thought to be exceptional.
Sat May 18, 2013
Chiropractic advocacy: Do chiropractors have a professional...
With almost 50 million uninsured Americans in today's world and roughly three million living below the poverty level, healthcare providers have an obligation and duty to help patients of all ages, economical status levels, with and without insurance; but how many providers do? Chiropractors can benefit by reaching out to lower income communities by ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Antibiotics May Relieve Back Pain Symptoms
May 10, 2013 - Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain for up to 40% of people, according to a new study.
Discectomy post-op pain worse in patients with retrolisthesis
The presence of retrolisthesis in patients undergoing decompressive surgery for a lumbar disc herniation may result in significantly worse lower back pain and physical function over four years, according to a study published in the April issue of The Spine Journal .
Thu May 16, 2013
Phoenix New Times
CBS 5 Reporter Claims Chronic Pain and Gets a Medical-Pot Card, Then Implies Wrongdoing
Hopefully you missed CBS 5's "investigation" into the state's medical-marijuana program, in which they claim that "young, healthy" people are getting medical-marijuana cards.
Wed May 15, 2013
Park Ridge Health is pleased to announce that Laura Fleck, M.D., board-certified neurologist, has joined its extensive family of primary care providers and specialists.
Teenager who had 100 degree curve in her spine that crushed her vital ...
Natalie Royle, 17, from Grasscroft, Oldham, was diagnosed with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - and the condition gradually worsened over a 12-month period until her spine was bent at a 100-degree angle.
Tue May 14, 2013
Best cure for sore back? Working hardly ever helps.
I'Vve had varying degrees of back pain for more than 10 years now, mostly I think, due to spending my career in front of a computer.