Monday, 31 October 2011 11:09
Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C., has announced the opening of its new pain center, which is led by medical director Edward A. Lewis, MD, according to a Pardee Hospital news release.
Friday, 28 October 2011 08:59
Performing a caudal epidural injection with local anesthetic with or without steroids could be an effective treatment for patients with disc herniation or radiculitis, according to a study published in Spine.
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 16:31
A new study found patients taking weekly yoga and stretching classes reported a greater improvement in pain after three months than patients who were given a book with advice on preventing and managing pain, said a Reuters report.
Thursday, 20 October 2011 08:53
A petition has been created on the White House Website that urges the government to include acupuncture under CMS and Federal Employee Insurance. The petition says that including acupuncture will "maximize results, end needless suffering & save huge amounts of healthcare dollars."
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 12:33
Non-clinical factors such as sex, socioeconomic status and patient presentation influence physician decisions regarding the diagnosis and treatment for non-specific low back pain, according to a report published in Spine.
Friday, 14 October 2011 14:10
CEO of Laser Spine Institute Bill Horne announced that the institute is reaching out to raise awareness about common spinal conditions and treatments for those who suffer from neck and back pain throughout October, according to a Laser Spine Institute news release.
Friday, 14 October 2011 14:02
The St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Ohio has announced the expansion of the Pain Management Center and an extension of the University Hospitals Neurological Institute, according to a report by the West Shore Sun.
Friday, 14 October 2011 14:07
Richard Kaul, MD, founder of New Jersey Spine & Rehabilitation in Pompton Lakes, NJ, first visited the Congo about three years ago in a humanitarian capacity. While there, he visited hospitals and clinics and found there were no provisions for spine care even though a huge portion of the population suffers from spinal injuries, deformities and sustain debilitating traumatic experiences during their work in the mines. Upon returning to the United States, Dr. Kaul set the gears in motion to found his charitable organization, the Spine Africa Project, to bring more advanced spine care to the Congo.
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 16:11
Nervomatrix, an Israeli pain-relief neurostimulation device company, received a $3.5 million investment and plans to create its North American headquarters in Akron, Ohio, according to a MedCity News report.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 16:17
Florida-based physician Dean Fishman, MD, has coined the term "Text Neck" as a new medical condition and has opened the Text Neck Institute to treat it, a NY Daily News report said.