Is Your Child In Pain? Let Them Play Video Games!

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Video games could help treat chronic pain by distracting and then rehabilitating kids in a fun and engaging way, studies suggest. By Dennis Thompson Jr. | Follow @EverydayHealth Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Omari Gray, 10, suffers from debilitating headaches, and nothing helps his chronic pain nothing, that is, except video games. Omari has hydrocephalus, which is a swelling of the head caused by excess cerebral spinal fluid, and it can cause chronic pain. He plays motion-sensing games on an Xbox 360 and says that they help his chronic pain. “I feel good when I’m done playing,” Omari of Hyattsville, Md., said. “My headache feels a lot better when I’m playing.” Can Video Games Reduce Pain? Researchers have been investigating the usefulness of video games in chronic pain treatment for more than a decade, said Sarah Rebstock, MD, PhD, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Childrens National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. The advent of motion-sensing game systems like the Playstation 3 EyeToy, the Nintendo Wii, and the Xbox 360 Kinect has extended this research.
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South Florida Pain Management Now Offering Over 10 Effective Chronic Pain Treatments

South Florida Pain Management treats patients after a thorough review of medical records, imaging studies and a physical examination. Options for Port St. Lucie pain management treatment include oral or topical NSAIDS, muscle relaxers, neurogenic medications and opiates. Dr. Zotovas treats patients with both simple and complex conditions such as sciatica, arthritis, degenerative disc disease, RSD, migraines, fibromyalgia and more. Patients are seen from a broad area including St. Lucie County, Martin and Okeechobee Counties. Appointments are readily available at the clinic, with patients needing an MRI within two years of the affected area. In addition, the patients need to be at least 25 years of age and be a Florida resident. Success rates with treatment are very high at helping individuals avoid surgery and get back to working and playing with the kids.
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Spine Pain Management Announces Expansion Into Austin, TX With Satellite Diagnostic Center and Schedules Investor Conference Call

Review this short YouTube tutorial video for pointers on how to use the Webinar Features. (This is just a demo. Do not use the numbers or codes on this demo. Use what is provided above.) YouTube webinar instructions: If you use the telephone, but are NOT also online, you will be able to hear the presentation plus Q & A, but will remain in “listen only” mode for the duration of the call. Conference Dial-in Number: +1 (646) 307-1720 Participant Access Code: 741-067-831 Audio PIN: Shown after joining the Webinar Conference Play Back: A video replay of the conference call presentation will be available on the company’s website, prior to the market opening on Nov. 8. About Spine Pain Management, Inc: We are a financial services and technology company facilitating diagnostic services for patients who have sustained spine injuries resulting from traumatic accidents. We deliver turnkey solutions to spine surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and other healthcare providers that provide necessary and appropriate treatment of musculo-skeletal spine injuries resulting from automobile and work-related accidents. Our financial services help reduce the financial burden on healthcare providers that provide patients with early-stage diagnostic testing and non-invasive surgical care, preventing many patients from being unnecessarily delayed or inhibited from obtaining needed treatment. We believe that our services and technology brings strong transparency and impartiality to all parties involved in the settlement of patient cases. Additional information about the company, along with a video, can be found at its website at Forward-Looking Statements: This press release includes forward-looking statements as determined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).
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CME Outfitters Pain Management Symposium to be held December 7th at the North American Neuromodulati

This means that patients are often able to be seen within 24 hours and receive premier care covered under a personal injury lien with no out of pocket cost. For more information and scheduling, call (702) 732-0553. Finding the top comprehensive pain management doctors in Las Vegas providing interventional treatments and medication management covered under a personal injury claim can be challenging. When that treatment needs to be received on a lien, no other Las Vegas pain management practice offers such a high level of care. Success rates are amazing, with over ninety percent of patients being able to avoid surgery and get back to participating in recreational activities, working, and playing with kids and pets. Being involved in a car crash can make an individual very frustrated, dealing with body shops, lawyers, insurance companies and doctors. At Innovative Pain, patients can rest assured the personal injury lien will cover therapy and the Board Certified, Award Winning doctors will furnish very detailed and specific documentation. The interventional treatments offered at Innovative Pain are often cutting edge including spinal cord stimulator implants, radiofrequency ablation, all types of joint injections, 3 types of epidural injections, trigger points and more. Headaches, whiplash, migraines, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, RSD, fibromyalgia and more are effectively treated.
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The Top Las Vegas and Henderson Pain Management Clinics, Innovative Pain Care, Now Accepting Personal Injury Liens at All Locations

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