Pain Management

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A two-step care strategy reportedly improved function and decreased pain severity among veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan, producing at least a 30% improvement in pain-related disability, researchers say.
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Managing pain in post total knee replacement plays a key role in successful outcomes.
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Today’s pain management is putting control back in the hands of pain patients, thanks to a growing number of easy-to-use and effective at-home therapies.
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By pairing vital tools with prehabilitation, therapists can help enhance functional capacity prior to orthopedic surgery.
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To provide well-rounded solutions, therapists should maintain a wide scope of understanding about pain-management products beyond only those that offer reimbursement.
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The BioStim SD digital TENS, manufactured by BioMedical Life Systems Inc, Vista, Calif, is a pain-management device that is designed to be durable, compact, and portable.
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The Select Pain Control System from Empi, a DJO Global Company, Vista, Calif, is a TENS system designed to deliver pain control via endorphin release and gate control with its SMP mode.
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China-Gel, manufactured by China Gel, Arlington Heights, Ill, is a therapeutic topical gel designed to provide fast pain relief.
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The CryoDerm pain relief spray, made by the Margate,Fla-based AHC Ventures, is a professional strength analgesic spray designed to provide pain relief.
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The Tiny TENS Pain Management Solution from Veridian Healthcare, Waukegan, Ill, is designed to provide temporary relief to arm and leg muscles.
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A new study shows that postoperative physical therapy that begins as early as 2 days after a mastectomy can significantly improve joint mobility as well as improve quality of life for women who have undergone this procedure.
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For patients coping with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) who have low vitamin D levels, vitamin D supplements can reduce pain and may be a cost-effective treatment alternative.
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An online continuing education course from North American Seminars will focus on rehabilitation for the post-breast cancer surgical population, specifically patients with decreased shoulder range of motion (ROM) and shoulder pain.
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The results of a recent Mayo Clinic study show that shoulder replacement surgery can improve range of motion and reduce pain, particularly for those with intact rotator cuffs, in nearly all cases of shoulder arthritis.
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A new patient education book uses images, metaphors, and accessible language to explain the complex neuroscience of headache pain.
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Participants in this 2014 roundtable address a variety of topics, including the different therapeutic modalities used to treat chronic pain, the devices utilized for pain management, and products that provide a favorable return on investment.
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The Cordless LaserPrism Emitter is a cordless laser ideal for the administering of laser therapy.
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The WristWidget is an orthopedic brace designed to address the pain and grip problems associated with injuries to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) and sports-related wrist pain.
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The Compression Elbow Sleeve from Zensah is a compression sleeve engineered to target golfer’s elbow, elbow tendinitis, and other elbow pain frequently experienced by golfers.
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The 360 Mini Massager from Moji is a portable, handheld recovery tool designed to provide pain relief and ease sore muscles.