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5 Things to Consider When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain Clinical Trials

Author:  Shaunna Preston Have you tried everything to rid yourself of back pain forever? Or even just for a little while? Have you looked in every doctor’s office, down every pharmacy aisle, and even the most remote reaches of Amazon only to find “solutions” that simply don’t work? It might be time to look into […]

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7 Steps to Develop a Super-Coordinator

Faster than a speeding bullet, your super-coordinator completes patient visits! But what if your coordinator isn’t so super? 7 steps to develop and keep dependable coordinators. 7/12/2018 | BY ANNA KRAUSS | EDITED BY JILL HEINZ | BEST PRACTICES Between loads of emails and back-to-back patients, the clinical research super-coordinator swiftly and accurately manages your […]

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Osteoporosis VS Osteoarthritis: Learn the Difference in 5 Minutes or Less

by Shaunna Preston If you’re like most Americans, odds are you aren’t an expert on medical terminology. However, knowing a few prefixes and suffixes can really come in handy- especially for breaking down what in the world your doctor is talking about when he gives you a diagnosis of “osteoarthritis” or “osteoporosis”. The two words […]

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Old Names, Same Disease: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Old Names, Same Disease: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Causalgia, minor causalgia, algodystrophy, sudeck’s atrophy, shoulderhand syndrome, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy are all old names for the same disease: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Why so many? Most of these names came about before there was much known about the disease. There was an absence of […]

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Does the Weather Actually Affect My Pain?

For centuries, people have been rumored to be able to tell when a storm is approaching. Such foresight into the future was typically experienced because a person’s physical pain worsens when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Weather Sensitive Individuals Appear to Suffer Elevated Pain Rain, rising or falling barometric pressure, temperature changes, […]

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What It Means to Participate in a Clinical Trial

Opting to become a clinical research patient should never be taken lightly. You should understand what it means to participate in a clinical trial before making your decision. As a clinical trial volunteer, you will be playing a crucial part in the development of groundbreaking medical therapies that may ultimately lead to better treatments or […]

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