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The National Committee for Quality Assurance Back Recognition Program recognized Edith Rumbaut, MD, for providing superior care for low back pain patients, according to an Ultimate Pearland report.
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Richard N. Wohns, MD, JD, MBA, founder and president of South Sound Neurosurgery in Puyallup, Wash., recently conducted a study titled "A Comparison of the Safety of Lumbar Fusions Performed as Outpatient (<25-Hour Discharge) or Inpatient (>24-Hour Discharge) Procedures." He presented the paper at the North American Spine Society 2012 Annual Meeting in October.
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Dr. Alexander Bailey on spinal cord stimulationAlexander Bailey, MD, a spine surgeon at Precision Spine & Orthopaedic Specialists in Overland Park, Kan., discusses how spinal cord stimulation impacts back pain care and where the technology is headed in the future.
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Monday, 29 October 2012 09:11

New App Tracks Chronic Pain in Patients

A new iPad app, My Pain Diary HD, is now available for chronic pain patients.
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A recent survey of North American Spine Society membership discussed why people with back pain go without treatment. According to the report, 66.5 percent of spine specialists surveyed believed that the fear of prospective treatments keep their patients from seeking help.
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Biotechnology company Cytonics has received a patent related to its Fibronectin-Aggercan Complex Test, which detects the presence of Fibronectin-Aggrecan Complex in patients with spine or joint related pain.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center recently launched an interdisciplinary pain center which affords soldiers alternative treatment for back pain, according to a report from The Augusta Chronicle.
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Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, chairman of the American Society for Interventional Pain Physicians, was recently featured in an Every Day Health report discussing the recent fungal meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid injections from a compounding pharmacy.
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The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and North American Neuromodulation Society are asking the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services not to allow nurse anesthetists to receive coverage for medical treatment for chronic pain patients.
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