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Osteoarthritis: A review of trea ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:19pm Osteoarthritis: A review of treatment options 08 may 2009--Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common form of arthritis in the United States. 1 Although OA can occur in any synovial joint in the body, it most commonly affects the knees, hips, and hands. OA is the leading ... Read on »
Plantar Fascitis treatment in NYC by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:00am Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory condition of the foot caused by excessive wear to the plantar fascia that supports the arch or by biomechanical faults that cause abnormal pronation. The pain usually is felt on the underside of the heel, and is often most intense with the first steps of the day. It is commonly associated with long ... Read on »
Effective Treatment Methods for Diabetic Neuropathy by hqbk Posted Thu 09 Jan 2014 6:45am According to the statistics from the American Diabetes Association, 10.9 million or 26.9% of people aged 65 years and older have diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy refers to nerve damage that occurs in people with diabetes. Progression of the neuropathy and nerve damage can be prevented with early treatment. For patients with uncontrolled blood g ... Read on »
High Intensity Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer by Mark Levin Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 10:30am In HIFU therapy, ultrasound beams are focused on diseased tissue, and due to the significant energy deposition at the focus, temperature within the tissue rises to 65° to 85°C, destroying the diseased tissue by coagulation necrosis. Each sonication of the beams treats a precisely defined portion of the targeted tissue and is computer modeled ... Read on »
Complications Following Distal Radius Fractures by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:06pm This week’s guest post is from TrevorWinnegge PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS.  Your may recognize the name, Trevor is a frequent commenter here on this website.  Trevor has been practicing PT for over 8 years. He graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelors in PT and a master of science degree. He also graduated from Temple University with a D ... Read on »
What Prevents the Risk of Diabetes Complications? Intensive Therapy and the Means to Sustain It. by Elizabeth S. Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:00am I must admit I am perplexed by the new study findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Research Group which comes on the heels of the DCCT Study. I am perplexed for two reasons. This study set out to understand the LONG-TERM effects of inten ... Read on »
FDA Safety Communication: UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems by FDA Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 12:00am Date Issued: February 24, 2011 Audience: Health Care Providers: Prescribing physicians and clinicians responsible for the ongoing care of patients whose wounds are being managed with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). Patients and Caregivers Device: NPWT promotes healing ... Read on »
FY 2010 OSEL Annual Report by FDA Posted Fri 17 Jun 2011 12:00am Table of Contents The Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL), one of seven Offices within CDRH, contributes to the Center’s mission by providing laboratory data and consults. OSEL serves as the laboratory science nucleus for the Center. Specifically, OSEL supports the scientific basis for the Agency’s re ... Read on »
Treatment and complications in childhood cancer by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Oct 2012 8:44am Childhood cancer is quite uncommon. In fact, it is hard to determine whether a child has been affected with cancer or not. There is simply no symptom till the mid-level stages. And it also becomes tougher for doctors to treat children who have been diagnosed by cancer. That might be the reason that around 60% of the children (a ... Read on »
Treatment of complications associated with systemic sclerosis. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Moore SC, Desantis ER. PURPOSE: Current and emerging drug therapy options for patients suffering from the complications of systemic sclerosis are presented. SUMMARY: Systemic sclerosis is a devastating and rare, chronic, autoimmune disease and is characterized by various disease complications due to skin thickening, vascular ... Read on »