High-Frequency Stimulation Better for Chronic Back and Leg Pain, Study Says
National Pain Report November 2, 2016
A recent study reported in Neurosurgery demonstrates long-term superior results of high frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) versus traditional low-frequency SCS in the treatment of chronic back and leg pain. High-frequency SCS, ...Read More
Occupational Therapy Quickens Recovery from TBI, Concussion
Posted on: May 19, 2016
BETHESDA, MD – A quick blow to the head can have a lasting impact on life. Concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnoses continue to climb. An individual in the U.S. sustains a TBI every ...Read More
[Technology helps keep patients and seniors at home and out of facilities](http://www.homecaremag.com/aging-place/september-2015/keeping-seniors-their-homes-technology#sthash.7YQxXypF.dpuf)
by Kimberly O’Loughlin
With longer life spans and aging baby boomers, the growth of today’s senior population is unprecedented. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by 2030 older adults will account ...
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
Early Release / March 15, 2016 / 65
NOTE FROM DAWN COOK: THIS IS THE ENTIRE 35,738 PAGE REPORT
Deborah Dowell, MD1; Tamara M. Haegerich, PhD; Roger Chou, MD1 (View author affiliations)
This guideline provides recommendations for ...Read More
Nevro Corp has received an “approvable” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for treatment of chronic pain.
The Senza SCS system delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10therapy, “an advanced SCS therapy that provides electrical pulses to the spinal cord at a rate ...Read More
by Barbara Haubrich-Hass, ACP/CAS, July 2014
Most civil legal professionals understand the importance of complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). HIPAA established the Federal standards for the security of electronically protected health information (“e-PHI”). The purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that every covered entity has ...Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25!
Many changes have occurred in public and private buildings thanks to the ADA. But even more so, the Act has made Americans who have disabilities to be able to more fully interact with non-disabled persons. Society is improved and the lives of the ...Read More