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Study Identifies Cause Of Placebo Effect<br>
Study Identifies Cause Of Placebo Effect
November 18, 2016 3:43 pmScientists from Northwestern Medicine and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago recently identified the area in the brain that is accountable for the “placebo effect” in pain reliefRead More
Tactics for Reducing Risk for Interscalene Block–Related Phrenic Nerve Palsy<br>
Tactics for Reducing Risk for Interscalene Block–Related Phrenic Nerve Palsy
November 18, 2016 3:41 pmThe possibility of symptomatic or permanent phrenic nerve palsy (PNP) need not loom over every patient administered an interscalene nerve blockRead More
Minimus Spine Enrolls 30th Subject to Randomized Study Comparing Triojection® to Discectomy<br>
Minimus Spine Enrolls 30th Subject to Randomized Study Comparing Triojection® to Discectomy
November 18, 2016 3:39 pmMinimus Spine, the developer and manufacturer of the Triojection System, a novel system intended to facilitate the treatment of disc herniations with an intradiscal injection of ozone gas, announced that it has enrolled the 30th subject into its 50-patient randomized study comparing Triojection to discectomyRead More
Working for Your Health: The benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery<br>
Working for Your Health: The benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery
November 18, 2016 3:32 pmIt’s called an endoscopic discectomy , a spinal procedure helping patients who suffer from a herniated disc, pain in their back and down their legs.Read More
The cost of survival
The cost of survivalNovember 7, 2016 11:36 amTreatment complications can impact lives for years after cure but some cancers survivors are reluctant to reveal their painRead More
Regulations needed on apps using ultrasound beacons
Regulations needed on apps using ultrasound beaconsNovember 7, 2016 11:34 amUniversity of California, Santa Barbara researchers argue for the importance of regulation on smartphone apps using ultrasound beacons to transmit targeted ads to users, Ars Technica reportsRead More
5 things every neuropathy sufferer should know
5 things every neuropathy sufferer should knowNovember 7, 2016 11:17 amAccording to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an estimated 20 million Americans suffer from the diseaseRead More
Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSCT) Clinical Trials in MS
Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSCT) Clinical Trials in MSNovember 4, 2016 11:44 amA recent study evaluated the safety and tolerability of intrathecal (injected into the spine) autologous transplant of adipose stem cells over one yearRead More
High-Frequency Stimulation Better for Chronic Back and Leg Pain, Study Says
High-Frequency Stimulation Better for Chronic Back and Leg Pain, Study SaysNovember 4, 2016 11:39 amMore research is showing that high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) provides “superior clinical outcomes” compared to conventional SCS stimulation for people with chronic back and leg painRead More
Growth Potential: UW Scientists Believe Nerves Can Regenerate
Growth Potential: UW Scientists Believe Nerves Can RegenerateNovember 4, 2016 11:31 amThis discovery has a potential to one day aid people with neuropathies, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and other severe disorders.Read More

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