Navigation Links
New mobile app helps migraine sufferers track and analyze pain
Date:11/5/2012

ANN ARBOR-- A new iPhone app developed at the University of Michigan lets migraine or facial pain patients easily track and record their pain, which in turn helps the treating clinician develop a pain management plan.

Dr. Alexandre DaSilva, director of the Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (H.O.P.E.) at the U-M School of Dentistry and one of the project developers, said the app will help people with migraine, temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and other types of facial nerve pain.

Such pain can change over time, have multiple triggers, or the same patient might respond differently to the same treatment from one attack to the next. But to develop a successful pain management plan, the researchers say it's crucial that patients, especially migraine sufferers, relay this information to physicians. However, it can be difficult to keep a pain diary in the midst of an attack.

DaSilva said PainTrek makes it easy: Patients just screen tap a 3D skull to pinpoint pain location and answer questions regarding pain intensity, external influences and other factors.

The app was developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod platforms. The Apple app store will tentatively release the free app in November. The app was co-created by Eric Maslowski with collaboration from Stephanie O'Malley, Sean Sheehan and Sean Petty, all from the U-M 3D Lab.


'/>"/>

Contact: Laura Bailey
baileylm@umich.edu
734-764-7260
University of Michigan
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Mobile apps for diabetes present usability issues for older adults
2. SUNY Downstate receives award to develop mobile phone apps for stroke patients and their caregivers
3. GSW Telnet Server for Windows Partners with MobileDemand
4. Elinext Leverages Latest QR Code and NFC Technologies in Mobile App Development for Retailers, Manufacturers, Advertisers, and Real Estate Companies
5. Adena Delivers Instant Health Information to Mobile Devices
6. The Casey Group's Sales Navigator Wins 2012 Best Mobility App in the New Jersey Technology Council's Mobile Application Competition
7. Population displacement during disasters predicted using mobile data
8. Mobile App Lets Tinnitus Sufferers Self-Treat Ringing-in-the-Ears
9. Qualicode and CellTrak Deliver Integrated Mobile Scheduling and Health Record Solution
10. Mobile Stroke Units Might Trim Time to Treatment
11. Study: New tool helps doctors predict heart attack patients at risk for repeat hospitalization
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... Illinois (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... Stencils Device Library for documenting and diagramming network and data center assets and ... , NetZoom subscribers can request new equipment shapes for free and download shapes ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Immunotherapy has emerged as one of ... and is touted to be the next revolution in our fight against this complex ... the form of immune checkpoint inhibitors such as PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors. , While ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Richmond, VA (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... of its seventh North American office location in Richmond, Virginia, located at the Riverfront ... April 11, attended by Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Ralph S. Northam and Mayor of ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... is the first technology to directly address the resolution to globally reduce the ... is a patented compound of FDA and TTB approved ingredients that when infused ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Dr. Isabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP, one of the leading thyroid ... Thyroid Secret. Dr. Wentz talked about journey and research recently on a blog and ... NOT the only solution to deal with thyroid disease. , Dr. Wentz completed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017  The Pharmaceutical Care ... a new PhRMA report on patient out-of-pocket spending: ... Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the average amount spent ... 13% of drug spending in 2016, down from 23% ... a pricing problem, not a coverage problem. Health plans ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017  Designers of primary cell wearable ... size by 50% and extend battery life with the ... integrated circuit (PMIC) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... low input voltage of just 0.7V for new high-energy ... Oxide, as well as the more common Alkaline battery ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 2017   Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, ... and PathAI, a company that develops artificial intelligence ... to develop solutions that improve the precision and ... diseases. The partnership aims to build deep learning ... artificial intelligence to be applied to massive pathology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: