Tag Archives: pain

ReActiv8 Neurostimulator Treats Cause of Back Pain, Now FDA Approved

Mainstay Medical, an Irish firm, just won FDA approval to introduce its ReActiv8 neurostimulator that works to address the underlying causes of back pain. Most existing pain reducing implants work to simply mask the pain by delivering electrical signals to the relevant nerves. The ReActiv8 instead stimulates the multifidus muscle, that lies next to the… Read More »

A furry social robot can reduce pain and increase happiness

Could furry social robots help bolster moods and reduce pain when human to human contact isn’t an option, for example, during a pandemic? According to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers published in Scientific Reports, a one-time, hour-long session with a plush, seal-like social robot reduced pain and oxytocin levels,… Read More »

Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?

Leg pain and chest pain do not typically occur together. However, there is a connection between leg pain and heart health, so a person may experience both of these symptoms at the same time. If a person is experiencing chest pain, they should seek medical attention immediately as it may indicate a heart attack. In… Read More »

How to use arthritis pain

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles. If yes, what type of arthritis? How are you changing the future? What works for some people may not work for others, so you probably won’t need to try all the ways to help control pain described… Read More »