Tag: clinical trial

Are You Looking For A Better Myasthenia Gravis Treatment? We Are Too- With Clinical Trials in Boise, ID!

Family Care Research is enrolling now for a myasthenia gravis (MG) clinical trial in Boise, Idaho. Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness in voluntary muscles (muscles that are usually controlled at will). The muscles responsible for eye movements, blinking, swallowing, and facial movements are often involved. If you’ve recently received a myasthenia […]

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Looking for a Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Clinical Trial in Boise, Idaho? 

You’re in the right place. Family Care Research is enrolling now for a Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) clinical trial. If you believe that you may be suffering from CIC, check out this comprehensive guide for some helpful insights on the condition.  Then, give us a call or apply online to see if you may qualify […]

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Wondering How to Get Rid of Knee Pain for Good?

By Shaunna Preston You’re in good company. Scientists have spent decades on knee pain research in Boise ID and beyond, searching for the solution. Joint stiffness and pain can be caused by many different underlying health conditions. The most common ones include: Osteoarthritis Torn meniscus Patellofemoral pain syndrome Chondromalacia Knee pain can have a variety […]

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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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Walk (Don’t Run!) Towards Sciatica Pain Relief

Author:  Shaunna Preston How common is sciatica? The term ‘sciatica’ is often used to refer to any lower back pain that reaches (radiates) to the legs or hips. Some reports estimate that as many as 90% of people experience some kind of pain in this region at least once during their lifetimes. (Yikes!) Of course, […]

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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

Causalgia, minor causalgia, algodystrophy, sudeck’s atrophy, shoulderhand syndrome, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy are all old names for the same disease. At our research clinic in Boise, we now call it “complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)”. Why Are There so Many Names for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?  Why so many names? Most of these names came […]

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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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