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Ultrasound as a Therapy by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm When you mention ultrasound (US) most people think of pregnancy.  That is diagnostic US.  It is a great way to be able to see what is going on inside, like MRI, X-ray, etc…  When you visit a chiropractor and they speak of US it is for an entirely different purpose. Ultrasound therapy is done with a wand device. This device creates sound w ... Read on »
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 »
Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Dec 2009 8:12pm This is pretty interesting technology from what I am reading here as it appears we may have a new classification of Dermatology on the horizon, an interventional dermatologist.  The reason I make this comment is due to the fact that while treating the skin it is also visible via the ultra sound at the time treatment is given, in other words th ... Read on »
Evidence Supports the Use of Therapeutic Ultrasound for Joint Osteoarthritis by David C. Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 10:52am A Cochrane systematic review (January 2010) and another recent clinical trial (May 2010) both provided support for therapeutic ultrasound (US) in the management of patients with osteoarthritis (OA). The objective of the Cochrane systematic review was to compare therapeutic US with sham or no specific intervention in terms of effects on pain ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 29 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm AstraZeneca's Crestor May Harm Kidneys Twenty-nine patients who took AstraZeneca Plc's (AZN.L) (AZN.N) anti-cholesterol drug Crestor have developed kidney damage, a U.S. consumer group said on Friday as it called again for a ban on the medicine. Novartis Breast Cancer Drug OK'd for Wider U.S. Use Novartis AG won U.S. approval to promo ... Read on »
Is Ultrasound an Effecitive Treatment for Overuse Running Injuries? by runnersconnect Posted Mon 23 Sep 2013 6:00am Ultrasound is a treatment method for overuse injuries favored by many physical therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors.  By running electricity through a special crystal, ultrasound machines generate sound waves that oscillate thousands of times per second. Diagnostic ultrasound machines are equipped with detectors, which listen fo ... Read on »
Treatment Can Be Used in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 12:17am Some researchers have concluded that chiropractic care is equally effective for treating the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome as conservative care is (conservative care is defined as taking anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal pain killers like aspirin and wearing a night time splint on the injured wr ... 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 »