What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Study: Using Tylenol regularly can cause asthma and COPD
(Natural News) A study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine pointed to acetaminophen as a significant risk factor for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), among other lung conditions. Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is a drug used to treat fever and provide relief from moderate pain. It’s an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PainTracker: An Online Survey to Underline the Needs of Chronic Pain Patients.  
How do you treat a patient with complex chronic pain in a way that accounts for factors like genetics or their medical histories? For some patients, it is hard to find a treatment that aligns with their individual needs and conditions with the very few options available. The article, “To treat pain, you need to treat the patient” describes how researchers at the University of Washington  Center for Pain Relief created an online form called PainTracker to help determine the effectiveness of the patient’s treatments and improve their quality of life. If you would like to learn more about the PainTracke...
Source: MCR News - June 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List PainTracker Source Type: news

Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Have Heighted Sensitivity to Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - June 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

When DEA Cracked Down on Opioids, Abusers Moved to Black Market: Study
Title: When DEA Cracked Down on Opioids, Abusers Moved to Black Market: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 15, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Studies provide new insights into the role of sleep in chronic pain
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) provide insight into the role of sleep in chronic pain. The first study demonstrates a predictive role of sleep problems for chronic pain and the second provides insight into chronic pain and sleep in adolescents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Cincinnati doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana
Ohio ’s State Medical Board on Wednesday approved more physicians for certificates to recommend medical marijuana to their patients. Among the names newly added to the list are 15 doctors in Greater Cincinnati. Doctors with the certification may recommend – not “prescribe” – marijuana for pati ents diagnosed with 21 approved conditions such as cancer and chronic severe pain.  The local physicians that have been added to the list are: James Bingham, Cincinnati Shayla Pullen, Cincinnati Zeeshan… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Erin Caproni Source Type: news

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Source: Pediatric Health Associates - June 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Hammer Toe
Title: Hammer ToeCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/6/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Vertebroplasty Treatment For Spine Fractures
Title: Vertebroplasty Treatment For Spine FracturesCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/4/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Tiger Woods: Stress Fracture and Torn ACL
Title: Tiger Woods: Stress Fracture and Torn ACLCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/20/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Spinal Cord Injury: C4 Is a Crucial Level
Title: Spinal Cord Injury: C4 Is a Crucial LevelCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/12/2007 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Sidelined by a Dislocated Shoulder
Title: Sidelined by a Dislocated ShoulderCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/18/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Phantom Limb Pain: Mirror Therapy Treatment
Title: Phantom Limb Pain: Mirror Therapy TreatmentCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/24/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Pain Management Over-The-Counter
Title: Pain Management Over-The-CounterCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/5/2000 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Title: Pain (Acute and Chronic)Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/30/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Chondromalacia: What Makes Knee Pain Worse?
Title: Chondromalacia: What Makes Knee Pain Worse?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/16/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: 2004 Perspectives
Title: Fibromyalgia: 2004 PerspectivesCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/1/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Treatments Without Drugs
Title: Fibromyalgia Treatments Without DrugsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/27/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:06 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 13, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Pain and chronic mild traumatic brain injury in the US military population: a Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium study - Hoot MR, Levin HS, Smith AN, Goldberg G, Wilde EA, Walker WC, Eapen BC, Nolen T, Pugh NL.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: To describe the association between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and pain intensity and pain interference outcomes while accounting for potential confounders and mediators including environmental factors and comorbidities in a coh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Bioness launches StimRouter neuromod system in Canada
Rehabilitation device maker Bioness today touted the launch of its StimRouter neuromodulation system in Canada, and said that the system had been implanted in its first procedures in the region. The first implantations of the device were performed at Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital, the Valencia, Calif.-based company said. “Significant advances in the miniaturization and durability of neuromodulation devices have provided interventional pain physicians with the right tools, like the StimRouter PNS System, to treat chronic pain related to nerve injuries, trauma, stroke and other irreversible damage...
Source: Mass Device - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Bioness Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: A viral infection could trigger this painful condition
FIBROMYALGIA is a condition which causes chronic pain across the body. Treatment focuses on relieving the symptoms, as there is no known cure. The condition can be caused by several different events. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture improves the circulatory system by chartering energy pathways in the body
(Natural News) Acupuncture is now a widely known medicinal alternative to relieve chronic pain. Through skin penetration using small needles, certain nerve endings in our body become stimulated which help relieve us from a lot of health conditions including cardiovascular diseases. Acupuncture does a great deal in promoting a healthy circulatory system. In just one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients on Opioids OK With Lower Doses
Title: Patients on Opioids OK With Lower DosesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 8, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Reducing opioids not associated with lower patient satisfaction scores
(Kaiser Permanente) A Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 2,500 patients who used high doses of opioids for at least six months showed that reducing their opioid use did not lower their satisfaction with care. The study, 'Satisfaction With Care After Reducing Opioids for Chronic Pain,' was published today in The American Journal of Managed Care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain warning - what is a pain pen? This Morning's Dr Zoe reveals how to prevent pain
Pain symptoms can affect your daily life, and is caused by the reoccurrence of acute pain. It can affect any part of your body, including lower back pain. But, you can prevent chronic pain with a pain pen - This Morning ’s Dr Zoe reveals how it works. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic pain warning - what is a pain pen? Dr Zoe reveals how to prevent pain
CHRONIC pain syndrome can affect your daily life, and is caused by the reoccurrence of acute pain. It can affect any part of your body, including lower back pain. But, you can prevent chronic pain with a pain pen - This Morning ’s Dr Zoe reveals how it works. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?
Many different medications are available to treat chronic pain. One natural alternative treatment option is marijuana, or cannabis, which has a range of pain-relieving properties. There are different strains of marijuana. The most effective one depends on the type of pain. Learn more about marijuana for pain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Cefaly in Hot Pursuit of a Migraine Prevention Indication
Each year migraines are estimated to impact about 39 million people in the U.S. and about 1 billion worldwide. Chronic migraines are characterized by 15 or more headache days per month for at least three months.  Cefaly Technology has developed an electroceutical treatment platform that can tackle the neurological disease. However, the Belgium-based company is working on a new application for the Cefaly Prevent Device to focus on the chronic migraine population. “When we received [FDA] approval for the device in 2014, it was mainly based on the trials that were executed for acutely migraine sufferer – so p...
Source: MDDI - June 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Electronics Source Type: news

Halyard Health to rebrand as Avanos Medical
Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) said today that it’s planning to re-brand – and re-list its stock – under the Avanos Medical name. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Halyard, formed by the November 2014 spinout of Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) unit K-C Health Care, said it derived its new moniker from the words “advanced” and “innovation” to emphasize its “focus on innovating with speed to deliver better, more sustainable patient outcomes.” A month ago, Halyard closed the $710 million sale of its surgical and infection prevention business to Owens & Minor (NYSE:OM...
Source: Mass Device - June 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Pain Management Wall Street Beat Avanos Medical (formerly Halyard Health) Source Type: news

Transcranial DCS May Boost Mood in Chronic Low Back Pain Transcranial DCS May Boost Mood in Chronic Low Back Pain
A small, randomized double-blind study suggests that repeated daily sessions of transcranial direct-current stimulation may help improve affective symptoms of chronic low back pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia pain: Four top tips for treating painful symptoms, according to a GP
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include widespread pain across the body, difficulty sleeping and chronic fatigue. Dr Roger Henderson, a GP in Shropshire, spoke to the express.co.uk on his top tips for treating pain caused by the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Women-Centered Care
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

13th Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Research
May 31-June 1, 2018; Bethesda, MD or viawebcast. Theme is " From Science to Society: At the Intersection of Chronic Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis. " (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH hosts meeting on chronic pain and the opioid crisis
Event will highlight the need for better pain management and the latest research in the field. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fake CBD Oil Sickens 52 People in Utah
Title: Fake CBD Oil Sickens 52 People in UtahCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 30, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Septodont helps prevent tooth decay with sealant donation to america ’s toothfairy
A young patient is prepped to receive an application of Septodont ’s Toothfairy Pit& Fissure Sealant at one of America ’s ToothFairy’s Dental Resource Partner clinics(Charlotte, NC – May 23, 2018) Tooth decay is the most common chronic untreated disease among children in the U.S., but thanks to a generous product contribution from Septodont, thousands of children will receive preventive sealants to protect their smiles from the devastating consequences of tooth decay. Over $75,000 in Toothfairy ™ Pit& Fissure Sealants were donated by Septodont to America ’s ToothFairy: National C...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Pain Rehabilitation: Nondrug options for managing chronic pain
Pain rehabilitation programs offer nondrug options for managing chronic pain. These may include physical, occupational and psychological therapy. Pain rehabilitation programs explore various ways to help control pain and identify factors that contribute to pain. These programs generally are intended for individuals who have experienced a significant decline in daily functioning and quality of life [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NIH study suggests opioid therapy not effective against chronic pain
Opioid therapy may not always be effective against chronic pain and could lead to depression, according to a National Institutes of Health Study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain
Researchers have shown that pain-induced changes in the rat brain ’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain and may play a role in the depression that often accompanies it. These findings clearly show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - May 24, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Pain-Induced Changes in the Brain ’s Opioid System May Explain the Limited Effectiveness of Opioid Therapy in Chronic Pain
Animal research suggests pain-induced changes in the brain ’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain; these changes also may play a role in the depression that often accompanies chronic pain. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - May 24, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain
Findings show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Chronic pain and medication decisions
Chronic pain can limit your quality of life and lead to additional health problems. Finding treatment is important, as is balancing pain relief with your safety. Like any long-term health problem, chronic pain often leads to complications beyond your physical symptoms, such as new or worsened depression, anxiety and difficulty sleeping. The condition can make [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hinge Health RCT finds digital program yields significant reduction in knee pain, stiffness, surgery intent
San Francisco-based Hinge Health has completed a randomized control trial of its digital care program for chronic knee pain. Results were promising, with users of the digital platform outperforming the control group in every outcome measure, though there was some loss of engagement among the study group. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hip Pain
Title: Hip PainCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 22, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder and chronic pain are associated with opioid use disorder: results from a 2012-2013 American nationally representative survey - Bilevicius E, Sommer JL, Asmundson GJG, El-Gabalawy R.
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain conditions and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) commonly co-occur and are associated with opioid use disorder (OUD). The aims of this paper were to identify prevalence estimates of OUD among individuals with and without PTSD an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sexual Trauma Linked to Depression, PTSD, Chronic Pain Sexual Trauma Linked to Depression, PTSD, Chronic Pain
A history of trauma, including sexual assault, increases risk for several serious mental health and chronic medical conditions in women, a nearly 400-person study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Research Finds Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain
A new meta-analysis published in theJournal of Pain has found that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain, which may have implications for the way family physicians treat patients with this condition. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - May 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About the Newest Antidepressants
In addition to therapy, medication can be an invaluable treatment for clinical depression. It may alleviate symptoms and literally save lives. Which is why having an array of medications to choose from is vital. Recently, in the U.S., three antidepressants were approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression: vilazodone (Viibryd) in 2011; levomilnacipran (Fetzima) in 2013; and vortioxetine (Trintellix; formerly called Brintellix, but renamed to avoid confusion with the blood-thinning medication Brilinta) in 2013. In general, these medications are well-tolerated and effective. However, they’re n...
Source: Psych Central - May 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Depression Disorders General Medications Antidepressants Clinical Depression Fetzima Levomilnacipran Major Depression Major Depressive Disorder newest antidepressants Trintellix Viibryd Vilazodone vortioxetine Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Would you recognise these lesser-known symptoms?
FIBROMYALGIA is a chronic pain condition that could affect up to two million people in the UK. Besides widespread pain, there are many other warning signs to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news