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Carpal Tunnel Relief in a Cup

... called cupping helps relieve pain caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a German study. ... and parts of Africa, appears to help relieve carpal tunnel symptoms by increasing microcirculation, ... Berlin. The study involved 52 people with carpal tunnel. Part of the group had special glass cups ...

Rice University team's award-winning device could benefit treatment of hand injuries

... injuries and neurological disorders, specifically carpal tunnel syndrome. The OrthoIntrinsics team won ... For starters, the team is honing in on carpal tunnel syndrome. "U.S. surgeons will perform over 500,000 procedures for carpal tunnel this year. We spend $2 billion per year ...

AAOS Issues New Treatment Guidelines for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

... practice guideline on "The Treatment of carpal Tunnel Syndrome." "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... increased pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel in the wrist," said Michael Keith, M.D., ... to improve patient care for those suffering from carpal Tunnel Syndrome," stated Dr. Keith. "The document ...

'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age

... active worldwide, Evans said. Still, the disorder is less common than carpal tunnel syndrome, a related condition that causes pain in the hand and wrist. carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve that runs ...

World Renowned San Francisco Chiropractor Dr. Eben Davis to Offer Free Corporate Health Talks

... Will Focus on Preventing Common Conditions such as Back and Neck Pain, carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Headaches and will Target High Stress Office Workers ... for low back pain treatment. Learning how to prevent back and neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, and other ailments related to poor posture and ...

Proactive, Low-Cost Prenatal Physical Therapy Reduces Pregnancy Complications, Eases Labor and Delivery and Shortens Recovery Time for Mothers

... on and are severely compromised. Some women also report postpartum carpal tunnel syndrome due to caring for their babies. Dr. Jeannine Rahimian ... treat common diagnoses such as low back pain, hip and pelvic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder and neck strain, and cramping as well as other ...

Nephros, Inc. Completes $1.25 Million Private Placement

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Tennis Elbow, Shin Splints and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to New Efforts with Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

... can be injected in tendons and ligaments all over the body, which can help with sports injuries and more specific injuries including tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints and many other damaged ligaments and tendons. Patients see significant improvement immediately which may eliminate the ...

Nephros Receives 510k Approval for Dual Stage Ultrafilters

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain

... The maladies include hand tenderness or numbness; pain in the shoulder, back, knee or elbow, and wrist injuries, such as tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome, according to statistics from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. To help prevent injuries that will keep you off the ...

New Non-Surgical Laser Treatment Helps Patients Live Pain Free

... that has not responded to other types of treatment. LLLT is used to treat a wide variety of conditions, including back and neck pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, post-surgical pain, and injuries. “Pain often interferes with family life, work, and leisure activities, ...

Stay on Par this Golf Season, Injury Free

... most often suffer from hand tenderness or numbness; shoulder, back and knee pain ; golfer's elbow; and wrist injuries, such as tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome . "People often think of golf as a relatively safe, low-injury game," said orthopaedic surgeon Jon B. Tucker, ...

Arthritis Hand Pain Relief: Infrared Heat Therapy Ergonomic Computer Workstation

... use the computer." Infrared heat can make a difference for computer users with hand pain associated with arthritis and other conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome, Raynaud's Phenomenon, diabetes and poor circulation. The relaxing heat helps get blood circulating to the affected areas. Not ...

Nephros Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Nephros Provides Update on 510k Applications

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Nephros Common Stock Now Quoted in Pink Sheets

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Alpine Biomed Acquires Stellate to Create New Leader in Neurology Diagnostics Market

... Alpine Biomed will also offer products and software that detect and monitor a range of conditions including epilepsy and muscular disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Additionally, Stellate's strength in research and development will enhance Alpine's product development capabilities. ...

Nephros Receives Notice of Intention to Delist from AMEX

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Nephros, Inc. Receives the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Medical Device Patient Care Company of the Year Award

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Naprapathy: A Hands-On Approach to Pain Management

... that can relieve the pinching of areas causing restriction to nerves," Maguire explained. Conditions that may be helped by naprapathy include carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, headaches, neck pain, knee strain, sciatica, shoulder pain and tennis elbow, according to Maguire. A recent study ...

California Woman Receives Most Advanced, Non-Invasive Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solution: Bionic i-LIMB Hand and Innovative Interface System Increase Amputee's Functionality and Confidence

... enable her to accomplish her goals at work and encourage her to more actively use her right arm. "Telisa unfortunately suffers from severe carpal tunnel syndrome on her biological hand because it performs all activities requiring grip, due in large part to the lack of active prehension provided ...

Cleveland Clinic Issues New Guide for Chronic Hip Pain

... a long history of excellence and innovation in medical and surgical care for those with musculoskeletal impairments and diseases such as clawtoes, carpal tunnel syndrome, hip conditions and congenital clubfoot. For the past several years, U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked the ...

Game Ready(TM) and ReGear Life Sciences(TM) Bring Innovative New Heat Therapy to Market

... used to treat pain, muscle spasms, and joint contractures. It can also alleviate pain associated with a variety of conditions such as osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower-back pain, fibromyalgia, soft tissue injuries and others. ReBound is the first product to offer these benefits in a ...

Hand Surgeons Urge Parents to Review Hand Safety Tips Before Carving Pumpkins this Halloween

... of the elbow, arm, and shoulder. Some hand surgeons treat only children, some treat only adults, and some treat both. Common problems treated include carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, wrist pain, sports injuries of the hand and wrist, fractures of the hand, wrist, and forearm, and trigger fingers. ...

Construction Begins on Executive Express Chiropractic at the SF Embarcadero Center

... will no doubt become a gem in an already impressive portfolio. Dr. Eben Davis has 17 years of experience treating chronic conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, low back and neck pain, and disc herniations without surgery. Dr. Davis has spent his entire career in serving the San Francisco ...

Beware the 'Blackberry Thumb'

... home -- possibly at the dining room table -- can throw off your posture," she said, which can result in muscle and nerve disorders like tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome. Crowe also recommended icing the injured area. And, both experts suggested doing strengthening exercises once the pain ....

Coventina Healthcare Enterprises, Inc. is Now ReGear Life Sciences, Inc.

... and pain associated with osteoarthritis, soft tissue and repetitive stress injuries, slow and non-healing wounds, back injuries, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, and Reynaud's phenomenon. "Our products can really make a difference in a person's life," said James (Chip) Hanlon, President and ...

Nephros Reports 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. The Nephros Dual Stage Ultrafilter (DSU) is the ...

Nephros Strengthens Commercialization Team with Addition of Marketing Executive

... known collectively as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros products are sold and distributed throughout ...

Get a Grip on Hand Therapy Prevention

... minutes or switch to another activity. Overuse of repetitive motions, such as pressing buttons, can cause tendonitis of the elbow or lead to carpal Tunnel Syndrome (tendon or nerve irritation). -- If possible, place pillows in your lap and rest arms on pillows or use the device supported ...

RIT study: Sign language interpreters at high ergonomic risk

... direct link between an increase in the mental and cognitive stress of the interpreter and an increase in the risk of musculoskeletal injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis. The research, conducted through RITs Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is one of the first to ...

BioElectronics CEO Andrew Whelan: Positioning the Company for Growth During 2008 and Beyond

... the world: 1) Back pain, 2) Foot and ankle pain, including ankle sprains and plantar fasciitis, 3) Knee pain, 4) Arm and wrist pain, including carpal tunnel and tennis elbow. We have planned an aggressive retail introduction of these products for locations outside of the United States where we have ...

BioElectronics Corporation's New Commercial Airing Nationally Advertising Initiative Will Reach 15,000,000 Homes Nationwide

... the world: 1) Back pain, 2) Foot and ankle pain, including ankle sprains and plantar fasciitis, 3) Knee pain, 4) Arm and wrist pain, including carpal tunnel and tennis elbow. BioElectronics has planned an aggressive retail introduction of these products for locations outside of the United States ...

NIH awards OHSU researcher $1.2 million to determine causes of, risk factors for pelvic floor injury

... length of the study, Gregory will use a neurophysiology test frequently used to diagnose injuries or disease outside of the pelvic region, such as carpal tunnel syndrome or amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrigs disease. In this test, a tiny needle inserted into the muscle ...

46 Million Americans Suffer From Arthritis

... for related conditions such as fibromyalgia, spondylarthritides, systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), systemic sclerosis, Sjgren's syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, polymyalgia, and rheumatic/giant cell arteritis. One expert advised staying active and keeping your weight under control to help ...

The prevalence and impact of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States

... also includes 2005 prevalence estimates for fibromyalgia, spondylarthritides, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Sjgrens syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatic/giant cell arteritis, and back and neck pain. Measuring the prevalence of arthritis poses many challenges, ...

Holiday Hand Safety 101: Hand Surgeons Offer Tips for a Safe Carving Season

... extremity (from the tip of the hand to the shoulder). Hand surgeons can set fractures, provide appropriate nerve care, treat common problems like carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow, reattach amputated fingers, create fingers for children born with incompletely formed hands, and help people ...

Computer-based Brain Training Addresses Many Ills

... among schizophrenics, and processing deficiencies in fine motor control associated with hand dystonias and other repetitive strain injuries (such as carpal tunnel). In addition, the researchers will present on the key protocols that are required to make computerized cognitive training effective in such ...

Studies Shed New Light on Breast Cancer, Treatment

... of estrogen for ER-positive breast cancer patients -- stopped this treatment due to musculoskeletal side effects such as rotator cuff tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and osteoarthritis. Overall in the trial, 42 percent of women reported some sort of musculoskeletal side effect. "There were ...
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