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April 11, 2024

Cervical Epidural Injections

Dr. Dominic Hegarty discusses the nuances and complexities of cervical epidural procedures in pain management. Working in a busy pediatric unit, he addresses the challenges and reservations his colleagues have about performing cervical procedures,...
April 8, 2024

Stellate and T2 3 Sympathetic Block

The complexities and applications of T2 and T3 sympathetic blocks. Dr. Agnes Stogicza emphasizes the importance of understanding the sympathetic chain's anatomy for effective treatment. Key functions of the sympathetic system, such as vasomotor...
March 12, 2024

E-CAP Controlled Closed Loop SCS

Dr. Jan Willem Kalleward talks about ECAP controlled closed loop spinal cord stimulation (SCS) and its outcomes after 24 months in the EVOKE study, a double-blind clinical trial. He explains that chronic pain is...
March 8, 2024

Intrathecal Infusion for Targeted Drug Delivery

Dr. David Schultz presents an interesting overview of targeted drug delivery (TDD) through intrathecal infusion. He discusses the history of neural stimulation, the introduction of spinal opioids, and medication delivery to the spine. Dr....
March 5, 2024

Emerging Ethical Concepts in Interventional Pain Medicine

Dr. Megan K. Applewhite discusses bioethics, focusing on disparities of care in marginalized populations. She explains bioethics foundational terms and emphasizes the value of justice, beneficence, and respect for autonomy. Dr. Applewhite then explores...
March 1, 2024

Neuromodulation for facial pain

Dr. Miles Day discusses neuromodulation for facial pain. Dr. Day discusses the workup toward a differential diagnosis of facial pain, the neuromodulation algorithm for facial pain, and interventional techniques such as trigeminal ganglion stimulation...
February 22, 2024

Surround Inhibition as a new scs mechanism

Dr. James North discusses the use of surround inhibition as a novel spinal cord stimulation mechanism. Dr. North highlights the historical context of surround inhibition. He highlights a study by Dr. Warren Grill, which...
February 20, 2024

A comprehensive approach to low back pain

Dr. James North discusses interventions used for a comprehensive approach to low back pain. Dr. North discusses the continuum of care with validated non-opioid therapies for low back pain. He emphasizes the need to...
February 15, 2024

Leadership in Turbulent Times

Dr. James P. Rathmell discusses the value of leadership in turbulent times. He explores the evolving role of leaders within health care systems, particularly in response to the COVID pandemic, which has presented both...
February 13, 2024

Pain Practice 2022 Survey

Dr. Lorinde Huard presents the findings of a global survey on pain practice that was conducted in June 2022. Dr. Huard highlights the aims of the survey, discusses the methodology and key data points,...
February 8, 2024

The role of low dose intrathecal infusion

Dr. Anjum Bux presents the role of low-dose intrathecal infusions. He presents the history and evolution of the therapy and discusses two studies by Dr. Grider, who promoted the idea of low-dose infusions and...
February 6, 2024

ECAP Controlled Close-Loop SCS

Dr. Sean Li introduces the ECAP controlled closed-loop spinal cord stimulation (SCS), a recently FDA-approved medical device. He highlights the history of patients' dissatisfaction with SDS and the importance of providing tailored care through...
February 2, 2024

Mechanisms of Action of Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dr. Robert Levy highlights the mechanisms of spinal cord stimulation (SCS), including the factors that affect changes in electrical stimulation and the challenges of open loop SCS, which can lead to explanting devices and...
January 30, 2024

Pulsed Stimulation Pattern

Dr. Mayank Gupta introduces a new neuromodulation approach, the pulsed stimulation pattern, to enhance treatment efficacy. He explains the paradigm of pulsed stimulation and its differences from traditional waveforms. He presents clinical evidence that...
January 25, 2024

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Dr. Serdar Erdine provides a comprehensive overview of the current surgical procedures and novel techniques for treating trigeminal neuralgia. He describes the existing surgical methods. He discusses potential complications that can arise from surgery....
January 18, 2024

Using Data to Drive Practice Optimization and Growth

Mr. Steve Hendrick offers insights on how to use data to enhance practice optimization and growth from a business and operational standpoint. He highlights the common obstacles in leveraging data. He also discusses the...
January 15, 2024

Spreading the Culture of Pain Medicine

See the highlights from the 2023 Mediterranean Pain Forum (MPF) that took place in Cefalu, Italy. This event is pivotal in spreading the culture of pain medicine, considering that chronic pain affects about 35%...
January 12, 2024

Back Pain

In this in-depth presentation, the speaker expresses gratitude to the organizing committee and Giuliano Lo Bianco for a successful congress with international speakers on pain therapy. They delve into the importance of spreading knowledge...
January 12, 2024

Facetogenic Pain

This presentation by Dr. Barbosa delves into facet pain, a prevalent cause of lumbar pain, especially in older patients. He discusses diagnostic techniques, highlighting the importance of medial branch blocks as the primary diagnostic...