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Device to treat chronic pain allows some patients to come off opioids - www.clickorlando.com



Device to treat chronic pain allows some patients to come off opioids 
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ORLANDO, Fla. - A bill currently making its way through the Florida Legislature is aimed at limiting opioid prescriptions to a three-day maximum, or seven days in special circumstances. Gov. Rick Scott's announcement about the bill didn't make it clear ...

 


My holiday from hell: Traveller flies his girlfriend to a five-star resort to propose but then dislocates his leg ... - Daily Mail



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My holiday from hell: Traveller flies his girlfriend to a five-star resort to propose but then dislocates his leg ... 
Daily Mail
The experience has left Simon in chronic pain and paralysed from a portion of his lower back down to his right knee. He said: 'It is completely numb, I can't lift my leg up at all. 'It was left dislocated for so long that there is nerve damage and they ...

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EXCLUSIVE: New medical practice launches in Kenwood, plans to expand nationally - Cincinnati Business Courier



Cincinnati Business Courier
 
EXCLUSIVE: New medical practice launches in Kenwood, plans to expand nationally 
Cincinnati Business Courier
?Relief of symptoms related to varicose veins such as leg pain, aching, heaviness, skin discoloration and itching, to name a few, are felt immediately in many cases.? The main procedure at ... ?This is a chronic problem ? it can come back,? Snider said ...

 


Wearable Tech Emerging For Chronic Pain Relief - Forbes



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Wearable Tech Emerging For Chronic Pain Relief 
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For example, Lady Gaga recently revealed that she suffers from fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says afflicts 4 million people (or 2% of the adult population). This number may actually be ...

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The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment? - The Guardian



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The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment? 
The Guardian
But this does not explain what happens to women when they genuinely need treatment. In 2001, University of Maryland academics Diane Hoffman and Anita Tarzian published The Girl Who Cried Pain, an analysis of the ways gender bias plays out in clinical ...

 


When to Suspect Your Lower Back Pain Is Actually Sciatica - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)



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When to Suspect Your Lower Back Pain Is Actually Sciatica 
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
For example, a patient once came to see me for chronic pain originating in her lower back, which traveled down her left leg and into her foot. This had all the hallmarks of sciatica, which is typically the result of an irritated nerve in the spinal ...

 


They live with chronic pain. They're treated like addicts. - Indianapolis Star



Indianapolis Star
 
They live with chronic pain. They're treated like addicts. 
Indianapolis Star
Patients in acute pain, such as those with a broken leg and those in chronic pain, could be considered ?collateral damage? of the situation, said Kroenke, a research scientist at the Roudebush VA Medical Center and the Regenstrief Institute. While ...
There's One Sure Way to Fix the Opioid Crisis Newsweek

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Know These Warning Signs of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)



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Know These Warning Signs of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
It typically affects arms or legs, but can show up in any part of the body. The pain is usually stronger than what occurs with the original injury, Dr. Basi says. ... Nerve pain medications. Although there are no FDA-approved drugs to control pain from ...

 


Could This Leg Band Replace Pain Pills? - Simplemost



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Could This Leg Band Replace Pain Pills? 
Simplemost
Chronic pain is difficult to live with and, often, difficult to relieve. Pain medications may help, but they also come with some hefty side effects. At-home remedies such as warming and cooling gels or other muscle relaxants can also work, but the ...

 


Millworker involved in state supreme court case finds hope in medical marijuana - fiddleheadfocus.com



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Millworker involved in state supreme court case finds hope in medical marijuana 
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MADAWASKA, Maine ? For more than two decades after Gaeten Bourgoin hurt his back at the mill where he worked, the Madawaska native suffered through chronic back and leg pain, and lived through an opioid-induced haze to fight the pain. Now that he is ...