My TEDxABQ talk "Starting a small revolution in medicine" was just uploaded to youtube. In my talk, I describe my son's illness, and the work we are doing to develop smaller, safer, cheaper medical technologies that could revolutionize medicine, and help my son and others like him. As this talk was being filmed, Ryan was in the audience sitting in a wheelchair, with his complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) flaring up again after a minor accident a few weeks before. A week after my talk, we tried using a mouth-guard with him, not knowing if it would help. Within a few minutes, Ryan got up and started walking, for the first time in nearly a month! The mouth-guard reduced his pain enough to start physical therapy and as of today he is mostly pain free again. His doctors are astounded. Our website at http://www.smaller-medicine.org has more information if you are interested. We need to start thinking about using smaller medicines to help improve the lives of the millions of people who aren't being helped by the "big" technologies and drugs currently employed in modern medicine. Its time to start a small revolution in medicine.
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- Cool! Thanks so much for forwarding this Vince. I'll take a look today!
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- Awesome! I'm so glad to hear that Ryan is doing better. And go you for making a real, important difference! Let me know if there's anything I can do to help/support!Oct 18, 2012
- Hi Vince, Thanks for sharing this talk and your research. Glad you r son is feeling better. I will definitely check out the website.
RupalOct 18, 2012
- Hi Vince, thanks for sharing. I plan to share with a few others as well.Oct 19, 2012
- I really appreciate your efforts to bring these treatment techniques and more importantly, this perspective to the public awareness. Changing the the mainstream accepted mindset is extremely challenging without the push of the market. Cheap effective medical techniques will have to rely on the efforts of dedicated and outspoken people like yourself. ThanksNov 27, 2014