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Carpal Tunnel Relief in a Cup

... cupping helps relieve pain caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a German study. ... parts of Africa, appears to help relieve carpal tunnel symptoms by increasing microcirculation, ... experienced a significant decrease in carpal tunnel syndrome-related pain and other symptoms, ...

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

... and neurological disorders, specifically carpal tunnel syndrome. The OrthoIntrinsics team won first ... 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 treating ...

The 'Other' Cruciate Ligament: Newer Treatments for PCL Tears

... One-bundle bone graft passed through a tunnel in the tibia (shin bone). One-bundle grafts are ... is screwed into the back of the tibia avoiding a tunnel through the front of the tibia. ... graft does not get stretched around the tibial tunnel and is prevented from stretching out and/or ...

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

... Cubital tunnel syndrome results from prolonged flexing of the ... cell phone elbow. Medically known as cubital tunnel syndrome, cell phone elbow is numbness, tingling ... Still, the disorder is less common than carpal tunnel syndrome, a related condition that causes pain in ...

AAOS Issues New Treatment Guidelines for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

... practice guideline on "The Treatment of Carpal tunnel Syndrome." "Carpal tunnel Syndrome, otherwise known as CTS, is among the ... pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel in the wrist," said Michael Keith, M.D., Chair of ...

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

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

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 common ...

Imagilys Releases Patiencys, a 3D-animation Movie to Improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality and Safety

... most powerful and safest of all medical imaging modalities, but its narrow tunnel and heavy noise can frighten some patients and its powerful magnetic field ... object into a dangerous projectile. The magnetic field strength in the MRI tunnel is about 100,000 times higher than the terrestrial magnetic field. ...

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 Europe ...

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

... Affected individuals first experience defective dark adaptation or "night blindness," followed by reduction of the peripheral visual field known as tunnel vision, sometimes followed by loss of central vision late in the course of the disease. RP affects one in 3,000 to 4,000 people in the United ....

HepaHope Korea Subsidiary VASKA Introduces Green Chemicals to U.S. Commercial Laundry Industry

... pounds of laundry a week for more than a hundred Northern California hotels using VASKA's green laundry solutions in its three state-of-the-art tunnel systems. Washing millions of pounds to the high standards of Royal's luxury hotel customers in the San Francisco hospitality industry ...

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

... 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 need ...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

... devices are associated with several painful repetitive stress and nerve compression injuries. Cell phone elbow, otherwise known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a tingling or numbness in the hands caused by a compression of the ulnar nerve when the elbow is flexed during lengthy gab sessions, and ...

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 Europe ...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

... with treatment today -- with the help of organizations like AIS -- is extraordinary. So there is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters." The AIS is the only non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to promoting public and scientific awareness ...

The First High-Performance Sports Water, AquaHydrate, Targets Military Market by Supporting Events Including 'Mud Run'

... that challenges more than 20,000 civilians to complete a military-style training course with tire obstacles, 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, a tunnel crawl, a slippery hill climb and a final 30 foot mud pit. AquaHydrate will be available to all participants at the start of the race, at the six ...

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 links, ...

People who wear rose-colored glasses see more, University of Toronto study shows

... psychology. "Specifically our study shows that when in a positive mood, our visual cortex takes in more information, while negative moods result in tunnel vision. The study appears today in the Journal of Neuroscience at www.jneurosci.org . The U of T team used functional magnetic resonance ...

New Non-Surgical Laser Treatment Helps Patients Live Pain Free

... 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, and can ...

Stay on Par this Golf Season, Injury Free

... 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, M.D., and ...

Midbrook Developing Decontamination Standards for Medical Industry

... scrub sinks, work surfaces, and can even include Corian® in their custom medical case carts. Midbrook manufactures cart washers, tunnel washers, and instrument washers with multiple program variations. These can be selected from a list or each can be individually modified to assure ...

Arthritis Hand Pain Relief: Infrared Heat Therapy Ergonomic Computer Workstation

... 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 everyone ...

Core Essence Receives FDA Approval for SECURUS(TM), an Innovative Knotless Suture Anchor System

... Core Essence has recently launched novel orthopedic product platforms including Seg-Way(TM), a synchronized endoscopic guide system for carpel tunnel syndrome; reNOVO(TM), a suture anchor system, and reVERTO(TM), a shape memory staple system indicated for arthrodesis and skeletal fixation ...

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 Europe ...

Long, sexy tails not a drag on male birds

... as opposed to the next-to-outer pair.) He first glued two streamertail shafts to two of an Anna's own feather shafts and placed the bird in a wind tunnel to see how its metabolism was affected by hovering or flying into a breeze of up to 35 miles per hour, or 15 meters per second. He enticed the ...

Studies evaluate the anatomy and stability of ACL reconstruction with different techniques

... restoration of native ACL anatomy and knee stability compared to conventional transtibial techniques. We also found that re-reaming of the tibial tunnel is a bigger issue than has been previously recognized with transtibial drilling" says Dr. David Altchek, senior author and Co-Chief of the Sports ...

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 Europe ...

Women Only: Cramps, Bloating and Now, Tooth Erosion?

... erosion patterns," says Dr. Bassiouny. "When vomiting is voluntary, the individual controls the direction and force," he says. "The tongue creates a tunnel which protects, in most instances the back teeth. When a patient has dysmenorrhea, the erosion affects almost all surfaces of the dentition to ...

Anthropologist's studies of childbirth bring new focus on women in evolution

... The average infant head is 10 centimeters from front to back, and the shoulders are 12 centimeters across. And today the birth canal is a twisty tunnel subjecting the infant to a series of complex twists and turns on its way out. "Until recently, there was a sexism in the study of evolution," ...

Chronic Pain Patients Now Have Hope With Carryover Pain Relief Provided By Repeated Interferential Treatments

... ·   Trigeminal Neuralgia ·   Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy ( RSD) ·   Carpal tunnel Syndrome ( CTS) The new interferential/tens Infrex Plus is also reducing the dependency and costs of traditional opioid drugs providing the ...

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 Europe ...

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

... 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. "Acquiring ...

Cancer as a Crucible: The Story of a Teenage Immigrant Who Survived Cancer and Built a New Life for Herself

... BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- No one who survives life-threatening cancer emerges from that dark tunnel the same person who entered. In her new memoir, "It Gets Better!" (published by AuthorHouse -- http://www.authorhouse.com ), Maria Machado Munroe ...

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 Europe ...

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 Europe ...

Naprapathy: A Hands-On Approach to Pain Management

... 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 published ...

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

... 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 by her ...

Cleveland Clinic Issues New Guide for Chronic Hip Pain

... 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 Department of ...

Panamanian termite goes ballistic: Fastest mandible strike in the world

... strike is the fastest mandible strike recorded, albeit over a very short distance. Because a termite soldier faces down its foe inside a narrow tunnel and has little room to parry and little time to waste, this death blow proves to be incredibly efficient. The force for the blow is stored by ...

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

... 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 ...
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