SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wellness Center USA, Inc. (OTCQB:WCUI), a healthcare, medical, and technology solutions company, today announced that Dr. Jay Joshi, MD, WCUI's Chief Medical Officer and the CEO of National Pain Centers, Inc., was recently chosen to present an educational video at PAIN CARE LIVE on treating Neuropathic Pain Associated With Spinal Cord Injury. The presentation was broadcasted live from Times Square and is now available for viewing at: https://event.webcasts.com/viewer/event.jsp?ei=1030594
"Education surrounding various painful conditions and proper pain management continues to be lacking on multiple levels. I am pleased to be a part of this program that may help many physicians and healthcare professionals nationally gain a better understanding about neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury. Hopefully, this educational program will result in better pain management amongst those suffering from neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury," stated Dr. Joshi. "Neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury can be severely debilitating and may significantly hinder rehabilitation and the ability to regain function," he continued.
There are approximately 300,000 people in the US living with traumatic spinal cord injury. Traumatic causes may include motor vehicle accidents, violence, falls and sports injuries. The incidence of non-traumatic spinal cord injury, such as congenital and developmental abnormalities, genetics and metabolism, infections, spinal tumors, spinal cord stroke, spinal degeneration, stenosis, and osteoarthritis of the spine, is multiple fold higher.
Dr. Joshi is a nationally recognized board certified Anesthesiologist and fellowship trained Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician who has distinguished himself via his solid reputation, education, experience, and leadership via national activities, including Advisory Boards, Educational and CME Programs, Publications, Speaking Events, Consulting, and Media Appearances. He is considered a National Key Opinion Leader in pain management and he is presented to a variety of audiences, both large and small, over 500 times.
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About Wellness Center USA, Inc.
Wellness Center USA, Inc. (www.wellnesscenterusa.com) an alternative healthcare, medical device solutions and online nutraceutical sales company, was created to address important healthcare and wellness needs; through break-through solutions, centered on the "well-being of the body and mind". Wellness Center USA, Inc.'s three business units are:
National Pain Centers, Inc. (NPC) (www.nationalpaincenters.com) is an Illinois based company that focuses on diagnosis, treatment, research, advocacy, education, and setting standards and protocols within interventional and multi-modal pain management. Pain management is the most common and most unknown medical condition in the United States, and costs Americans over $635 billion a year. NPC manages Interventional Spine and Pain procedures that include Epidural Steroid Injections, Selective Nerve Root Blocks, Facet Joint Medial Branch Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Sympathetic Blocks, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Percutaneous Discectomy, and Discograms. NPC is also involved in research and progressive treatment options such as Ketamine Infusions and Stem Cell Therapy. These services and procedures are overseen by its well respected physician, Dr. Jay Joshi. Through proper interventional and non-interventional protocols, ethical practices, and innovative treatment options, patients from all over the U.S. have seen relief from their pain.
Stealth Mark Holdings, Inc. (SMI) (http://www.stealthmark.com) is a global product authentication solutions provider that offers the most advanced product security technologies available today within the security and supply chain management vertical sectors. SMI provides customers true brand protection from counterfeiting and diversion while maintaining the integrity of product authentication. Stealth Mark® solutions are based upon encrypted microparticle technology, state-of-the-art printing technologies, and a reader that can be used with iPhone and other smartphones. The reader working in conjunction with the StealthFire™ Software authenticates the Microparticle Mark and captures the unique ID, GPS validated location, and QR code.
Psoria-Shield Inc. (www.psoria-shield.com) is a Tampa FL based company specializing in design, manufacturing, and distribution of medical devices to domestic and international markets. PSI employs full-time engineering, production, sales staff, and manufactures within an ISO 13485 certified quality system. PSI's flagship product, Psoria-Light(R), is FDA-cleared and CE marked and delivers targeted UV phototherapy for the treatment of certain skin disorders. Psoria-Shield Inc., was acquired by Wellness Center USA Inc. ("WCUI") in August 2012, and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary.
CNS-Wellness (www.cns-wellness.com) is a Tampa FL based cognitive science clinic business, specializing in the treatment of behavioral health disorders in at least three focus areas: a) stress related disorders including anxiety and panic attacks, depression, and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, b) developmental and learning disorders such as autistic spectrum issues and Asperger's syndrome, AD/HD, learning differences and birth trauma-related issues, and c) purely brain-based issues including epilepsy and seizure disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and related acquired brain syndromes. CNS-Wellness LLC, was acquired by Wellness Center USA Inc. ("WCUI") in August 2012, and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary.
AminoFactory (www.aminofactory.com), a division of Wellness Center USA, Inc., is an online supplement store that markets and sells a wide range of high-quality nutritional vitamins and supplements. By utilizing AminoFactory's online catalog, bodybuilders, athletes, and health conscious consumers can choose and purchase the highest quality nutritional products from a wide array of offerings in just a few clicks.
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CONTACT: At Wellness Center USA, Inc. Tel: (847) 925-1885 www.wellnesscenterusa.com At National Pain Centers, Inc. Tel: (847) 701-3250 www.nationalpaincenters.com Investor Relations Contact: Arthur Douglas & Associates, Inc. Arthur Batson Phone: 407-478-1120 www.arthurdouglasinc.comSource:Wellness Center USA, Inc.