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Compass Health Brands buys pain management product

April 26, 2016HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Compass Health Brands has acquired the Strengthtape brand of kinesiology tape, along with other associated assets from the privately held company Endevr of St. George, Utah. “Strengthtape helps to further expand our portfolio of professional and retail pain management products,” said Jim Hileman, interim CEO and CFO of Compass Health Brands. “By leveraging our extensive sales and logistics network, we expect to have an immediate impact on the sales of the Strengthtape...

Compass Health Brands, Pain management, Retail

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What's bad for painkillers is good for TENS devices

December 31, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - A recent recommendation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could provide a big boost to the makers and providers of alternative pain management therapies like TENS.Concerned about the abuse of narcotic painkillers, the FDA wants to reduce by half—to 90 days—the supply that patients can get without new prescriptions. The agency's move is no surprise to Ryan Moore, a physical therapist who is vice president of sales for Roscoe Medical's Pain Management Division.“We've...

BioMedical Life Systems, Pain management, Roscoe Medical, TENS

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Diabetes Care Club adds pain management to mail-order offering

September 24, 2013HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Diabetes Care Club, one of 19 contract suppliers for the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies, has inked a deal with Neurometrix to distribute its pain management system.Diabetes Care Club, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simplex Healthcare, will distribute the Sensus pain management system also through mail order.“Our customer feedback indicates that diabetic nerve pain is common in our patients, and that they have a strong interest in a pain relief option such...

Diabetes, Diabetes Care Club, Pain management, Simplex Healthcare

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A big pain in the ... arm

October 22, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Looking for a new product area to delve into? I have two words for you: pain management. You see, I have been dealing, most likely—there's no definitive diagnosis—with adhesive capsulitis, otherwise known as frozen shoulder. Bascially, there's a membrane that covers your shoulder joint and all the muscles and so on in that area that starts to "freeze up." It hurts and it limits my range of motion. THEY don't know what causes it, nor why it's more common in folks with diabetes. It started...

Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Pain management

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