Work-related injury or work-related pain? A qualitative investigation of work-related pain and injury management among rehabilitation professionals1 - Evans KW, Myers D, Rockefeller K.
BACKGROUND: Patient mobility tasks place rehabilitation professionals (Physical and Occupational Therapists) working in hospitals at high risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). However, when investigating engagement with a Safe Patient Ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Validation of a fast LC-PDA method for the quantification of cannabinoids in commercial tea samples - Mouton M, Gerber M, Van der Kooy F.
Cannabis and cannabinoids are currently being used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions including, but not limited to, cancer, epilepsy, and pain management. Since the legalization of cannabis-containing (mainly cannabidiol) products, in many coun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Conservative management of acute sports-related concussions: a narrative review - Kureshi S, Mendizabal M, Francis J, Djalilian HR.
This review explores the application of the conservative management model for pain to sports-related concussions (SRCs), framing concussions as a distinct form of pain syndrome with a pathophysiological foundation in central sensitization. Drawing parallel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Dr. Chad Stephens Joins Physician Partners of America in Texas
Physician Partners of America acquires Noble Pain Management & Sports Medicine. FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Noble Pain Management and Sports Medicine (Noble Pain and Sports). They are... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PER Source Type: news

Music calms patients undergoing imaging procedures
Music can be calming for patients undergoing medical imaging, an article published February 7 in Radiography suggests. A team led by Lina Viera, PhD, from the Lisbon Polytechnic Institute in Portugal found that musical interventions, whether they be classical songs or sounds of nature, can reduce anxiety and heart rate outcomes in patients. This includes imaging procedures such as MRI, mammography, and PET among others. “Musical intervention arises as a painless, reliable, low-cost, and side-effect-free strategy, presenting imaging departments with a practical means to enhance patient comfort and mitigate anxiety and s...
Source: Headlines - February 8, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news

2002 to 2022 Saw Increased Use of Complementary Health by U.S. Adults
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2024 -- Between 2002 and 2022, U.S. adults significantly increased use of complementary health approaches (CHAs), including for pain management, according to a research letter published online Jan. 25 in the Journal of the... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - February 7, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zynex Receives FDA Clearance for its Next Generation NMES Device
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 6, 2024 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Zynex, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZYXI), an innovative medical technology company specializing in the manufacture and sale of non-invasive medical devices for pain management, rehabilitation, ... Devices, FDA Zynex, M-Wave, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 6, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mogul wants to help musicians track unclaimed royalties
The complex world of royalties and rights management is a huge pain point for artists. With the rise in the number of record labels and streaming platforms around, it could be tricky for artists to track where their work is being used and how they are earning from different platforms. Mogul wants…#mogul #wonderventures #unitedtalentagency #amplify #kerrytrainor #soundcloud #jeffponchick #soundcloudvp #joeymason #audiomackdistrict (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use CT first to triage chest pain patients for revascularization
A "CT first" strategy is an effective way to determine if patients with stable chest pain need revascularization with invasive coronary angiography (ICA), researchers have found. The results could improve patient care by helping them avoid unnecessary ICA -- and could curb healthcare costs, said senior study author Markus Scherer, MD, of Atrium Health-Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute in Charlotte, NC. The study findings were presented February 1 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Cardiovascular Summit, underway in Washington, DC."While care must be individualized, for patients with unknown or unestablished ...
Source: Headlines - February 1, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: Subspecialties Cardiovascular Radiology Source Type: news

3 strategies to break down barriers to breastfeeding and lower women ’s risk of breast cancer
Key takeawaysEven though the Affordable Care Act requires coverage of “comprehensive lactation support” families are often unclear about what their insurance offers.Parental leave should be longer and paid for both parents, study participants said.Workplace owners, managers and employees should be better informed about family leave rights.When it comes to encouraging women in California to breastfeed, health care providers, insurance companies and employers need to be doing more, according to recommendations in anew report from theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research.Breastfeeding has been shown in studies tolower th...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 31, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

NIH analysis reveals a significant rise in use of complementary health approaches, especially for pain management
Researchers examined the use of modalities such as yoga, meditation, massage over 20 years. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 31, 2024 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How I Manage My Chronic Migraine in the Moment
Migraine relief isn't always easy to come by. A woman with chronic migraine describes the pain management and self-care techniques that help her. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pain management in victims of disasters - Mitchell J, Forget P.
Pain is widely studied and is considered a major clinical, social, and economic problem worldwide, although it remains poorly understood. For disaster victims, the complex picture, biologically, psychologically, and socially, only makes the situation even ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How To Remove Wound Care Products When Changing Dressings
Successfully removing dressings can be beneficial for wound care. It is one thing to apply wound care products that are necessary to heal an injury, but it’s equally important to properly remove applied products when changing the dressing. Part of this process may include efficiently cleaning the damaged tissue to avoid a wound infection and appropriately unraveling a covering or layer of ... Read more The post How To Remove Wound Care Products When Changing Dressings appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - January 25, 2024 Category: Dermatology Authors: Lawson Dalton Tags: Health Dressing Techniques Healing Tips infection prevention Pain Management Wound Care Source Type: news

Scared of Sharps? This MAP Shows the Way to Delivering Painless Vaccines
A micro-needle patch (MAP) is an innovative method to deliver drugs and vaccines. Credit: QuadMedicineBy Busani BafanaSEOUL, Jan 22 2024 (IPS) If the fear of sharps makes a visit to the doctor dreadful, you need not dread it anymore. A South Korean company’s invention of an innovative micro-needle patch could make you look forward to your next doctor’s visit. The micro-needle patch (MAP) is a painless, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly way to administer vaccines and drugs in place of solid injections, its developers say. The MAP system has the combined advantages of conventional patches and syringes. It ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health Population TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report South Korea Source Type: news