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  • April 2002 | Volume 15 - Issue 4
    Gina DiGironimo, Production Editor
    3,023 reads | 0 comments | 04/03/02
    The sight of a needle can strike fear into your bravest patient. Now a new product promises to minimize the pain. Milestone Scientific’s CompuMed system consists of the CompuMed computer and the Wand handpiece. The CompuMed computerized anesthetic system allows you to control the flow rate to your patients. Modes range from slow mode (one drop every two seconds) to the aspiration mode. This controlled distribution enables you to deliver the anesthetic below the patient’s threshold of pain. According to Milestone, the microprocessor automatically provides safe delivery for different ti ... continue reading
    By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
    16,979 reads | 0 comments | 04/03/02
    Practitioners traditionally use cortisone or alcohol sclerosing injections, orthotics, surgery or other modalities to treat foot neuromas. Now you can also use precisely targeted ice injections as a minimally invasive surgical procedure for relieving painful neuromas in the foot. New research on this modality was recently reported at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). Freezing these neuromas is proving very effective as an alternative to surgery for treating neuromas that fail conservative methods, according to study authors Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FA ... continue reading