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August 18, 2023

Orthobiologics for chronic muscoskeletal pain

Dr. Steve M. Aydin presents an overview of the evidence for the use of orthobiologics for chronic musculoskeletal pain. Dr. Aydin introduces the topic of joint pain and degeneration and describes the reinitiating of...
August 3, 2023

Pallative Procedures for Metastasis

Dr. Ricardo Plancarte discusses the use of palliative procedures for metastatic cancer pain. Dr. Plancarte provides a comprehensive background into the palliative care of patients. He emphasizes that many interventionist procedures in palliative care...
August 1, 2023

How I Built This – Q&A

Dr. Steve Sampson learned during and after COVID the importance of being prepared for unexpected disruptions and the value of being flexible. He also learned about the success of shockwave therapy. The treatment is...
July 28, 2023

Denial, Appeals and Disputes

Dr. Robert L. Tiso's talk focuses on the denials, appeals, and disputes that pain physicians face. He begins by outlining the challenges that pain physicians encounter, such as declining reimbursement, regulatory pressure, lack of...
Meredith George
July 25, 2023

New Payer Contracts

Ms. Meredith George offers guidance to physicians on how to manage new payer contracts and establish a successful practice. She begins by defining the current payers that physicians encounter and provides advice to both...
July 21, 2023

Neuromodulation for Chronic Pain

Dr. Giancarlo Barolat recounts the evolution of neuromodulation for chronic pain. Initially, neurosurgeons managed pain, but the field was taken over by anesthesiologists and pain management specialists in the 1960s-1980s. Dr. Barolat explains the...
July 18, 2023

Dorsal Root Ganglion as a Target

Dr. Marshall Devor delivers a detailed scientific presentation on the potential of DRG neuromodulation for treating various pain conditions, with a focus on radicular low back pain. He describes the pain matrix and the...
July 11, 2023

Ultrasound for Spine

Dr. Sadiq Bhayani explains the benefits of combining ultrasound with fluoroscopy for spinal nerve blocks. He presents an illustrative account of evidence-based studies that support the use of ultrasound for spinal interventions in the...
July 6, 2023

Regenerative Medicine for Pain Treatment

Dr. Phillipe Hernigou has extensive experience in regenerative medicine for pain treatment, specifically for knee osteoarthritis. He highlights the prevalence and indications for this condition and introduces cell therapy as a promising treatment option,...
June 27, 2023

Direct Vision of Neural Blockade

Dr. Robert van Seventer's video presentation focuses on the technologies available for direct visualization of neural blockades during surgical procedures. He explains the use of disposable episcopes and highlights techniques for the sacral and...
June 23, 2023

MIS or Mistake

Dr. Tim Deer discusses the value of performing minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS). Dr. Deer illustrates the importance of treading with caution when approaching spinal surgery. He explores various minimally invasive options available for...
June 19, 2023

Recent Advances in Electrical Neuromodulation

Dr. Adnan Al-Kaisy discusses recent advances in electrical neuromodulation. Dr. Al-Kaisy explains that while spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been a traditional practice area for neuromodulation, it has limitations in targeted relief. He discusses...
June 15, 2023

Analgesia for the Knee 2022

Dr. Karina Gritsenko discusses the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) as a method of analgesia for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Dr. Gritsenko discusses the prevalence, risk factors, differential diagnosis, and statistics of knee OA. She...
June 13, 2023

Neglected Specialty of Pediatric Pain

Dr. Veronica Carullo discusses the neglected specialty of pediatric pain, and highlights the prevalence and economic cost of pediatric pain. She delves into the challenges that are faced by pediatric pain specialists. She emphasizes...
June 13, 2023

Neuromodulation for Facial Pain

Dr. Konstantin Slavin's discussion on neuromodulation for facial pain emphasizes the importance of choosing the right procedure for the patient's specific pain indication. He mentions the Burchiel and more comprehensive ICHD-3 Beta classifications of...
June 9, 2023

Neuraxial Drug Delivery Note

Dr. Tony L. Yaksh presents his thoughts on the future of neuraxial drug delivery. He starts by discussing the history of spinal therapeutics and the development of neuraxial drug delivery in the 1900s. Dr....