Power Over Pain: Knee Edition! Guest Dr. Keith DPT Demos Mechanical Stimulation – Knee Pain Relief

Filmed live at the Hive, Atlanta, Georgia, on August 12, 2020. Dr. Baxter and guest Dr. Keith Cronin DPT cover how to gain strength and reduce pain while you’re waiting for knee surgery. It’s important to keep moving & strengthen the surrounding muscles.

 

Strengthen the quadriceps with the help of VibraCool and DuoTherm by Pain Care Labs – Dr. Keith shows you how stating at approx min 9. Reduce swelling with the ice, stimulate the thigh muscles with vibration/mechanical stimulation to do your rehab exercises at home.

 

Ice v. heat: When to use ice? When to use heat? Ice reduces pain but reduces blood flow. Mechanical stimulation improves circulation – so the concern about icing/reduced blood flow disappears, only the benefit remains. Use heat (or vibration/mechanical stim alone) to warm up the muscles before moving.

 

Buzzy and VibraCool are FDA registered 510(k) cleared to Control pain associated with injections, venipuncture, IV starts, cosmetic injections and the temporary relief of minor injuries (muscle or tendon aches, splinters and bee stings). Also intended to treat myofascial pain caused by trigger points, restricted motion and muscle tension.

 

Dr. Amy Baxter directs innovation, invention, and strategy for Pain Care Labs. Accomplishments include international thought leadership on pain management and acute opioid reduction, multiple NIH SBIR Fast-Tracks, eight issued patents, multiple first author textbook chapters and journal publications, and successful 510K FDA clearances. After graduating from Yale University and Emory Medical School, as a double-boarded pediatric emergency physician, Dr. Baxter founded PEMA Emergency Research, created and validated the BARF pediatric nausea scale cited in fifty studies, and founded Pain Care Labs. Recognition includes Forbes Ten Healthcare Disruptors, Inc. Top Women in Tech to Watch, Top 10 Innovative and Disruptive Women in Healthcare, a Wall Street Journal “Idea Person”, and the Most Innovative CEO of 2014 from Georgia Bio. National and international lecturing highlights include MakerFaire, AARP, and TEDMED. On Homeolux Board of Directors. Also known for turning down Mr. Wonderful on Shark Tank.

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