Tag Archives: Therapy

Music Therapy: Why Doctors Use it to Help Patients Cope

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Healing Power of Music Music therapy is increasingly used to help patients cope with stress and promote healing. Andrew Rossetti, a licensed music therapist in New York, uses guitar music and visualization exercises to help calm patients undergoing medical treatments.Credit…John Smith… Read More »

At-home delivery of physical therapy is changing rehab for the better

As an orthopedic surgeon, I perform about 900 hip and knee replacements each year. In an era of rapid discharge and outpatient surgery, patient education is of paramount importance.  Nonetheless, besides the surgery itself, one of the most common areas of concern for patients is what comes after the procedure. The rehabilitation process after surgery… Read More »

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy Print this page PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NS Pharma, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who… Read More »

Proton therapy as effective as standard radiation with fewer side effects

Lower hospitalization rates following proton therapy could offset its higher upfront cost compared with standard radiation therapy Cancer patients who receive high-tech proton therapy experience similar cure rates and fewer serious side effects compared with those who undergo traditional X-ray radiation therapy, according to a study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St.… Read More »

Bluebird bio, Bristol-Myers’ multiple myeloma therapy shows promise in early study

FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage, near Agen, France March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (Reuters) – Bluebird bio Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday reported encouraging initial data from an ongoing early-stage study testing their experimental therapy for multiple myeloma… Read More »