4th WIP Taipei Interventional Pain Workshop

at NTUH International Convention Center & national Taiwan University College of Medicine

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The main theme of the workshop is “Redefining Advanced Interventional Technologies for Spinal Pain” It will provide cutting-edge information on advanced techniques and regenerative medicine for spinal pain management.

Pain relief remains a global unmet medical need and becomes increasingly crucial in Asian countries. We strongly encourage all pain clinicians and practitioners in Asia and also the rest of the world to join us.

Individual Lectures and Procedures

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May 2, 2022

New Paradigms in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Published on April 18, 2022 Peter Staats, MD, MBA, President – WIP Dr. Peter Staats presents an overview of spinal cord stimulation from its origins, which include the gate control theory to the first applications of...
May 2, 2022

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Published on April 18, 2022 Kenneth B. Chapman, MD - Director, Pain Medicine Dr. Kenneth Chapman presents an overview of current dorsal root ganglion stimulation (DRG-S) applications, outcomes, and future directions. Dr. Chapman explains the main...
May 2, 2022

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Published on April 18, 2022 Dr. Elnar Ottestad presents peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS), describing this technology as a beneficial continuation of treatment following spinal cord stimulation when spinal cord implants begin to lose efficacy. Dr....
May 2, 2022

Minimally Invasive Procedures for Spinal Pain

Published on April 18, 2022 Sudhir Diwan, MD, FIPP, DABIPP Dr. Sudhir Diwan presents an extended discussion of minimally invasive procedures for spinal pain management. Dr. Diwan describes the association between chronic spinal pain and the...
May 2, 2022

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Direct Lumbar Decompression Procedure

Published on April 18, 2022 Michael S. Leong, MD, Director of Neuromodulation Dr. Michael Leong presents the percutaneous lumbar decompression procedure for spinal stenosis. Dr. Leong describes the development, progression, physical examination, and general treatment paradigm...
May 2, 2022

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in Chronic Spinal Pain

Published on April 18, 2022 Yu-Chuan (Grace) Tsai, PhD Dr. Yu-Chuan (Grace) Tsai discusses current applications of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for various forms of body pain. Dr. Tsai describes the preparation of PRP and major components,...
April 29, 2022

Sacroiliac Joint Pain Management

Published on April 29, 2022 Yeong-Ray Wen, MD, PhD, FIPP, CIPS Dr. Yeong-Ray Wen provides an overview of interventional approaches for sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. He discusses etiology, anatomy, symptoms, and diagnostic procedures. Dr. Wen also...
April 29, 2022

Strategies for Complex Cancer Pain

Published on April 29, 2022 Kris C.P. Vissers, MD, PhD, FIPP, JPI, PL Dr. Kris Vissers discusses the importance of interventional procedures for complex cancer pain. Dr. Vissers describes historical perspectives of oncological pain treatment and...