Tag: "disc" at medical news
Special physical therapy technique successful for chronic back pain
...ul in treating people with severe back pain due to disc
disease, according to research that will be presen... pain for an average of seven months due to spinal disc
protrusions, spinal canal stenosis, or narrowing, or other disc
disease. Of those, 82 had lower back...
Golfers with low-back pain may be helped by University of Pittsburgh research
...ad to lower back muscle strain, ligament sprain or disc
degeneration. "Although differences found in this study cannot be determined as causes or results of low-back injuries in golfers, clinicians may be able to use our data to design appropriate back-specific exercise programs for golfers to prevent or ...
Artificial cervical disc replacement offered for neck and arm pain problems
...PCM) Artificial Disc for treatment of degenerative disc
disease compared to conventional anterior cervical discectomy and spinal fusion surgery. Cervical disc
degeneration is a common cause of neck and arm pain that can greatly impact quality of life. The dis...
Schizophrenia: Delusion without illusion
...d by its surroundings. A medium-contrast patterned disc
was shown to volunteers, who had to judge its appearance in the presence of a high-contrast background. Of the 15 participants with chronic schizophrenia, 12 were found to make more accurate judgments than the most accurate person in a control group ...
MSG-2 will advance long-term monitoring of Earth's energy balance
...s that, for the first time, they observe the Earth disc
from geostationary orbit, approximately 36 000 km up. In such an orbit also known as the 'Clarke Belt' after its discoverer Arthur C. Clarke a satellite is able to cover more than a quarter of the Earth's surface, and also moves at the same veloci...
New treatment for back pain
...where there is acute and/or chronic pain caused by disc
hernias, degeneration of the discs, posterior face...s, thus enabling the introduction of the herniated disc
apart from separating the vertebrae to improve their functioning and to produce a stretching of the ...
UC Riverside psychologist explores human perception, finds 'wow factor'
...y would be attempting to identify -- a triangle, a disc
and a square cut from sound-insulating foam board covered with black tape. The undergrads also saw an array of eight horn-style loudspeakers that the shapes would block, and were told that the speakers would make a white-noise sound. Blindfolded, the...
Listening to music can reduce chronic pain and depression by up to a quarter
...e of painful conditions, including osteoarthritis, disc
problems and rheumatoid arthritis, for an average of six and a half years. 90 per cent said the pain affected more than one part of their body and 95 per cent said it was continuous. Before the music study, participants reported that their usual pai...
CankerMelts patches reduce pain and speed resolution of canker sores
... The CankerMelts oral patch technology allows the disc
to stick inside the mouth, in contact with the sor...chieved in roughly 10 minutes, and the all-natural disc
dissolves slowly in the mouth, providing 2-6 hours of time-released medication exactly in the needed...
Novel catheter technique successfully patches holes in the heart
...rtially out of its catheter sheath until the first disc
pops open. The catheter is then withdrawn back into the right ventricle, with the first disc
positioned against the left ventricular wall and the connecting shaft filling the hole created by th...
New treatment offers relief from chronic back pain
...ment yields significant improvements for herniated disc
patients and notable improvements for those with spinal stenosis. Since PRF does not involve drugs, it may be repeated multiple times. This study appears in the journal Pain Practice. While the preexisting conditions that accompany chronic back pai...