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The Evolution of Pain Management: Experts Weigh In
The Evolution of Pain Management: Experts Weigh InAugust 7, 2020 4:15 pmIn PPM's 20th anniversary roundtable, pain practitioners across specialties share the good, the bad, and the ugly of the past two decades and offer a path forward.Read More
Pain management’s painfully fine line [PODCAST]
Pain management’s painfully fine line [PODCAST]August 7, 2020 4:14 pm“I find that managing chronic pain can be a bit of a dance between myself and the patient. Sometimes a little bit of a compromise. I always tell my patients that pain is subjective but many things can contribute to pain..."Read More
Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Addiction
Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid AddictionAugust 7, 2020 4:10 pmGetting medication long meant seeing a licensed provider. Now a strategy for evading Covid-19 makes treatment available via the web. Read More
How gene editing a person’s brain cells could be used to curb the opioid epidemic
How gene editing a person’s brain cells could be used to curb the opioid epidemicAugust 7, 2020 4:09 pmEven as the COVID-19 pandemic cripples the economy and kills hundreds of people each day, there is another epidemic that continues to kill tens of thousands of people each year through opioid drug overdose.Read More
CMS Announces 2021 Physician Fee Schedules and Other Important Updates
CMS Announces 2021 Physician Fee Schedules and Other Important UpdatesAugust 7, 2020 4:09 pmAs usual, today, August 4, 2020, ASIPP would like to share multiple news from the President, and CMS covering the following issues...Read More
Stem Cell Osteoarthritis Studies Advance
Stem Cell Osteoarthritis Studies AdvanceAugust 7, 2020 4:08 pmA Canadian doctor is recruiting patients for a "first of its kind" stem cell research project for osteoarthritis. The Phase II study could further advance the use of regenerative medicine in treating osteoarthritis...Read More
SI Joint Fusion? The Most Unnecessary Spine Surgery?
SI Joint Fusion? The Most Unnecessary Spine Surgery?July 31, 2020 3:22 pmSeveral years ago I began to see a very disturbing trend. Pain management physicians fusing SI joints. While we were supposed to be the good guys who offered patients non-surgical options, instead we were now just another specialty where invasive surgery could be monetized...Read More
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemicJuly 31, 2020 3:20 pmThe nation’s continuing increase in drug overdoses is fueling the evolution of a more dangerous and complicated epidemic.Read More
Risk Factors of Nonunion After Acute Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures
Risk Factors of Nonunion After Acute Osteoporotic Vertebral FracturesJuly 31, 2020 3:19 pmA Prospective Multicenter Cohort StudyRead More
Prepare to E-Prescribe Controlled Substances
Prepare to E-Prescribe Controlled SubstancesJuly 31, 2020 3:16 pmAccording to an article on the American Medical Association website, only about 20% of physicians are able to prescribe controlled substances electronically. Greater uptake of this technology may be coming, however.Read More

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