Category: Chronic pain

  • Breaking into the global pharmaceutical market

    In 2022, pharma is truly a global industry, and innovation can come from anywhere. But for small life sciences outside of the USA and Europe, it can still be challenging to break onto this global stage. However, with novel offerings targeted at wide-spread conditions, and with the right partnership strategies, it can be done. RudaCure […]

  • SMi’s 22nd Annual Pain Therapeutics Conference Sponsored by: CHDR Conference Chairman: Richard Malamut, Chief Medical Officer, Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc Novel Compounds and Treatments for Pain: Opioids and the Alternatives SMi’s 22nd Pain Therapeutics Conference will cover the leading advances in pain therapeutics, exploring late development clinical trials, novel treatments for chronic conditions, technology collaboration treatments, using VR and Medical Devices […]

  • Virtual reality therapy: The future of chronic pain management?

    Could virtual reality tools be effective in helping patients ‘unlearn’ their chronic pain? pharmaphorum speaks to Professor Christopher Eccleston from the University of Bath’s Centre of Pain Research to find out how digital therapeutics are shaping the future of pain management. A digital software developed by Finnish drugmaker Orion is aiming to address chronic pain […]

  • MedTech Wrap Up

    Neuros Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its Novel Altius® High-Frequency Nerve Block System On June 29, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Neuros Medical, Inc. Breakthrough Device Designation for the use of their unique Altius High-Frequency Nerve Block device in the management of chronic intractable pain of the lower limb in […]

  • Trial finds Orion digital therapeutic helps chronic pain sufferers

    A digital therapeutic aimed at people with chronic lower back pain based on virtual reality (VR) has shown encouraging results in a clinical trial, helping patients manage the fear of movement that can reduce their activity and impede recovery. The therapy uses a VR headset to guide people with chronic pain through a series of […]

  • Pilot study backs Kaia Health app for back pain relief

    An app developed by Kaia Health to help people suffering from back pain who may not want to take painkillers has shown its worth again in a study conducted with a health benefit plan in the US. The pilot study of the app – which combines physical therapy, relaxation exercises and medical information to help […]

  • Kaia app for lower back pain shows its worth in large-scale trial

    An app combining physical therapy, relaxation exercises and medical education developed by Kaia Health has been shown to improve physical and mental symptoms in people with chronic lower back pain. The iOS and Android app was put through its paces in a 1,245-patient study reported in the Journal of Pain Research that, according to its […]