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ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

... of care managing chronic wounds such as venous leg ulcers(4) and pressure ulcers.(6) In the study in patients with venous leg ulcers, there was a significant reduction ... and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness ...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

... with the symptoms of and treatments for Restless leg Syndrome respond to Rep. Henry Waxman's denial of ... making a joke, and I said, 'Well I have Restless leg Syndrome.' Now, I don't think there is such a thing as restless leg syndrome. I'll probably hear from all those ...

Paper Highlights Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Medical-Grade Honey in Topical Wound Care

... such as: diabetic foot ulcers, venous stasis leg ulcers, arterial leg ulcers, leg ulcers of mixed etiology, pressure ulcers (I-IV), ...

The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated

... increased risk of deep vein thrombosis in their leg and pelvic area. This is emphasised in ... or tearing a ligament, they can only move their leg a little bit, if at all. Many people do not know ... of developing a blood clot in a vein in their leg or pelvis. "To prevent serious complications, it ...

Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

... embolism, when a piece of the clot in the leg breaks off and travels to the lung; and post-thrombotic syndrome, in which the clots in the leg never heal, sometimes leading to loss of function ... Of these, three-quarters had DVT in the same leg as the superficial vein thrombosis, 9 percent had ...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... activation in the hip flexors of their kicking leg and in their hip abductors of the supporting leg compared to women. "The hip abductor may be ... club. In addition, the knee of the supporting leg in female players assumes a more knock-kneed, or ...

Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots

... embolism, where a clot that forms in the leg migrates to the lungs and can cause death. ... Institute, DVT symptoms include swelling of the leg or along a leg ...

Cell transplantation and cardiac repair

... was successful and amputation avoided, the leg was also pain-free and usable." Dr. Amann noted ... to being spared amputation, a critically ischemic leg can have increased blood flow and support wound ... improvement in ischemic muscle in the heart or leg is very promising," said Amit N. Patel, associate ...

Amish Formula From Caleb Treeze Organic Eliminates Night Time Cramps

... 35% of pregnant women suffering from night time leg cramps, the problem is widespread. With this ... during the night. This old Amish formula stops leg cramps in approximately one minute and the pain ... the shipment only 2 days ago and my husband had a leg cramp last night, took some of the "potion" and ...

Night Time Cramps No More, Amazing Amish Formula from Caleb Treeze Organic Farm Provides Instant Relief

... 35% of pregnant women suffering from night time leg cramps, the problem is widespread. With this ... during the night. This old Amish formula stops leg cramps in approximately one minute and the pain ... For a photo of the Stop leg Cramps product go to: ...

Maggots as Good as Gel in Leg Ulcer Treatments

... (HealthDay News) -- The use of maggots to treat leg ulcers is similar to standard hydrogel therapy in ... healing and is a common part of treatment for leg ulcers, chronic wounds most often caused by ... studied 267 patients with at least one leg ulcer with dead tissue. The patients were ...

Engineer: Computer learning, electrical stimulation offer hope for paralyzed

... One of their main tools: a standard leg lift, or leg extension, exercise machine modified with ... compares electrical stimulation and subsequent leg movement and direction the "patient" is actually ...

Tamaris Announces Foot and Leg Ulcers Pose Significant Health Threat

... is diagnosed when the large arteries of the leg narrow thereby restricting blood flow. The ... stage of Critical Limb Ischemia with foot and/or leg ulcers. It is anticipated that the ... from Critical Limb Ischemia with foot and/or leg ulcers. For more information, please contact Hal ...

Walking Is Good for Blocked Leg Arteries

... program of walking is good for people with the leg blood-vessel blockage called peripheral arterial ... were asymptomatic. Also, we included testing of leg strength. This is the largest trial to do so." ... of every 16 Americans 40 or older. Persistent leg pain is an indication that help is needed, ...

Irishman with Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Finds Leg-, Life-Saving Treatment In Columbus, Ohio

... to him, he realizes he could be without a leg today. Bill's proactive efforts led him to ... County Clare, in Ireland, suffered from frequent leg and foot pain. When he saw his doctor in Ireland, ... to find an advanced procedure that saved his leg and his life, even if it meant traveling 3,500 ...

The Vein Center at Allure Medical Spa Seminar Will Teach Others How to Get Relief

... Many people with varicose veins have leg cramps, heaviness, fatigue, and even Restless leg Syndrome (RLS), in addition to cosmetic concerns. ... She had her veins treated, and no longer has leg pain. "The pain from my varicose veins was ...

Singapore is First in Asia to Use Limb-lengthening Technology for Those Wanting to be Taller

... first in Asia to carry out the high-tech cosmetic leg lengthening procedure in 2001. Fitbone surgery is ... 2008 -- It was initially devised as a method of leg lengthening for those with congenital growth ... Ilizarov method involves fitting the patient's leg within a circular frame using pins and wires ...

Thrombosis patients face greater risks than previously believed

... "The syndrome is characterized by persistent leg pain and swelling, and in severe cases, patients can develop painful leg ulcers which are very difficult to treat. ... PTS was far higher in patients still experiencing leg symptoms one month after DVT was first diagnosed ...

Simpler Test May Be Best for Diagnosing Blood Clots in Leg

... simpler test to look for blood clots in the leg -- called deep vein thrombosis, or DVT -- is as ... found that 2-point ultrasonography of the leg -- sometimes called compression or duplex ... hospitals, it's very difficult to do the total leg ultrasound. It requires skilled personnel, and ...

LegDisorders.org Launches a Dynamic Web-Based Series of CME Certified Activities Entitled: Recognizing and Managing Diseases of The Leg: A Self-Study Program

... official website of the PPS-sponsored Biology of leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative. ... official website of the PPS-sponsored Biology of leg Disorders (BOLD®) educational initiative. ... diabetic peripheral neuropathy, nocturnal leg cramps, fibromyalgia, and deep vein thrombosis ...

Survey Shows People With Varicose Veins Unaware of Health Risks; Most Never Consider Treatment

... Veins a Cosmetic Issue Despite Experiencing leg Pain and ... people at risk for a number of conditions, from leg ulcers, bleeding, and phlebitis to blood ... fatigue in the legs. Varicose veins and related leg symptoms can have an impact on daily life, ...

Derma Sciences Announces Numerous Clinical Presentations on MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings at Upcoming WUWHS Conference

... 5. "Favorable Treatment Outcomes of Chronic leg Ulcers with the Use of a New Active ... Hospital. 9. "The Challenges of Chronic Venous leg Ulcers", Kathy Tavernelli, RN-BC, BSN, ... of a large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma has two products in development: ...

Flip-Flops, Heels Examined for Performance, Impact

... during warm summer months may experience lower leg pain and a change in their stride, according ... that flip-flops may be a cause of pain in the leg or foot, and if so, would be counterproductive to ... may shed light as to why some experience lower leg pain. "Flip-flops are not designed for ...

Dialysis Catheter Placement Makes Little Difference in Infection Risk

... Neck, leg sites similar, but jugular should be choice for ... dialysis is inserted into a neck vein or an upper leg vein in critically ill patients, French ... is less likely to cause infection than the leg catheter. The researchers compared rates of ...

CME Publication Gives Clinicians a Leg Up in Treating Disorders of the Lower Extremities

... of swelling and tightness in her right leg and a heavy feeling that prevents her from ... it challenging to differentiate among leg disorders in a primary care practice. The Journal ... these disorders. Readers of "Differentiating leg Disorders: Strategies for Diagnosis and Treatment ...

Tomorrow's Top Designers Advance DVT Awareness at Parsons AAS Line Debut Exhibition

... to create a new symbol for DVT awareness. leg wear designed by select Parsons' AAS Fashion ... leading professional fashion degree program. The leg wear will provide the inspiration for a new DVT ... the Coalition's DVT Awareness by Design program, leg wear was selected as the design medium for DVT ...

Mix of 2 pain-relief procedures can end chronic back and leg pain without drugs

... relief from the severe, chronic back and leg pain of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), a ... used the dorsal column stimulator to control the leg pain common among patients with FBSS, but it does ... can have the best of both worlds: relief from leg and back pain they cant get even with the ...

Drug-Coated Balloons Keep Leg Arteries Open: Study

... stents haven't worked well for blocked leg arteries, but German doctors are reporting good ... coronary artery stents, were better at keeping leg arteries open than conventional balloon ... years, and a number of the stents implanted in leg arteries had fractured, he said. Several ...

Clot-Busting Drug Offers New Approach to DVT

... it doesn't completely remove the clots in the leg veins, Chang said. "So, years down the line, ... Post-thrombotic syndrome can cause severe leg pain, difficulty walking and skin changes and ... method allows doctors to treat all the clots in leg veins, Chang said. In an extension of this ...

Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk

... THURSDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Minor leg injures -- including ankle sprains and muscle ... thrombosis, which includes blood clots in the leg as well as more dangerous blood clots that have ... embolism). But the risk associated with minor leg injuries was unknown. In this study, the ...

Physical Therapist Intervention for Balance Impairments May Help Reduce Risk of Falling

... impairment of balance or walking; poor vision; leg or trunk weakness; reduced cognitive ... tilt sideways more than 45 degrees, move the leg you are standing on, or touch the raised leg to the floor. 3. Repeat this test with the ...

Renew, Relax & Align the Body with an Ergonomic Makeover

... improve daily living. Products such as head and leg pillows, wedge solutions for sleep and ... up for multiple uses. Side sleepers use it as a leg pillow to ease low back pain and align the lower ... a workout or just after a long day. The Contour leg Pillow is another favorite. It aligns the lower ...

Shorter Legs Might Boost Liver Risks

... that adds to growing evidence of a link between leg length and health. Researchers at the University of Bristol analyzed leg and torso measurements, as well as blood samples, ... stature. The researchers found that longer leg length was associated with lower levels of ALT, ...

Pain treatment in the field: Good for soldiers' comfort and better for rebuilding troop strength

... the neck, 7.1 percent; groin pain, 7.1 percent; leg pain, 7.1 percent; low back pain without leg symptoms, 6.2 percent; arm pain unrelated to a ... common complaints were sciatica, low back pain, leg pain and arm pain. The majority of these cases ...

Mobility-enhancing device developed at University of Alberta will receive prestigious da Vinci Award

... stimulation to re-train the muscles of the leg and ankle to move properly. The way the WalkAide ... is determined by a tilt censor. So when the leg tilts back, it turns the stimulus on, and when the leg tilts forward, it turns it off. In the spirit ...

Race Against Pain Coming to California

... event at Laguna Seca Speedway. Roman, whose right leg was amputated 12 years ago, will race ... became worse after the amputation." After his leg was removed, Roman suffered from phantom limb ... patients suffer from chronic pain due to back, leg and hip problems, chemotherapy, amputation, ...

Few Americans Know of Leg Artery Danger

... with fatty deposits. These obstructions can cause leg pain but often produces no symptoms. PAD can ... Lack of awareness means that even adults who have leg pains or other symptoms of PAD are not aware of ... of potential trouble, Hirsch said. "Denigrating leg pain as unimportant is as logical as avoiding ...

REACH Registry Highlights That Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Suffer High Rates of Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitalization, and Death

... REACH implications for individuals with leg artery blockages - Findings suggest the need for ... disease (PAD), or atherothrombosis in the leg arteries. Researchers evaluated the data from ... PAD, regardless of symptom status or past use of leg angioplasty ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

... across a range of chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, partial thickness (second degree) burns and ... study on the use of a non-adhesive gelling foam dressing on exuding leg ulcers. J Wound Care . 2007;16(6):261-265. Parish LC, Dryski M, ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

... badly by this "superbug." Wegleitner came home from work and noticed a leg sore -- maybe a bug bite or pimple. Feverish, he went to bed. By morning, the sore spot was a large, bright red rash. "I still had a fever. My leg was twice its normal size." Rushed to Baylor Regional Medical Center at ...
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