Chronic Pain

Put down that painkiller, pick up a yoga mat: VA study finds yoga...

Chronic Pain - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 19:17

San Diego veterans were able to reduce debilitating back pain with twice-a-week yoga and -- in the middle of an overdose crisis -- the number on addictive painkillers dropped from 20% to 8%. San Diego veterans were able to reduce debilitating back pain with twice-a-week yoga and -- in the middle of an overdose crisis -- the number on addictive painkillers dropped from 20% to 8%.

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A Look At The Opioid Crisis

Chronic Pain - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 00:32

Sufferers of chronic pain may be quite willing to deal with addiction, but with long-term use, patients can develop a tolerance to the drugs. Even worse, users can develop hyperalgesia, whereby they experience an acute sensitization to pain that may be unlike their original pain even though they may, in fact, be stable and functioning on their meds.

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Animal health company Zoetis completed $85M deal for Irish firm

Chronic Pain - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 20:01

Zoetis Inc.'s laboratory and office building at 333 Portage St. in downtown Kalamazoo is shown in this Sept. 21, 2015 file photo.

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Avacen Medical Gets CE Mark for Increasing Microcirculation and...

Chronic Pain - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:32

This is in addition to the temporary relief of joint pain associated with arthritis which is one of the many indications the device has been cleared for by the FDA in the The CE Mark allows AVACEN to market the AVACEN 100 to the European Union's 28 member countries where many prescription drugs, available in the U.S., have been rejected by regulatory officials for treating fibromyalgia pain. Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain.

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