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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....
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...
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 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 6, 2023

Golovac (Cancer Treatment) Panel

Dr. Stanley Golovac chairs a panel discussion on numerous aspects of pain treatment in cancer patients and poses questions to the expert panel. Dr. Gritsenko addresses the importance of early interventional conversations with cancer...
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...
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%...
December 13, 2023

The Future of Interventional Pain Medicine

Dr. Richard L. Rauck discusses the future of interventional pain medicine. He discusses the growth and drivers of spinal cord stimulation (SCS), addressing challenges and proposing solutions. He highlights the challenges in clinical trial...
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,...
August 31, 2023

Asik – L5-S1

Dr. Ibrahim Asik demonstrates the L5-S1 lumbar epidural injection in the cadaver lab. Dr. Asik gives a captivating expert demonstration of the technique used for L5-S1 injections. He gives the students thorough visual support,...
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,...
April 24, 2024

Combined SCS and DRG Stimulation

Dr. Dias Assis discusses the evolution and benefits of spinal cord and DRG stimulation in pain management. Highlighting advancements in neuromodulation technology, he shares insights into various mechanisms of action and broad applicability for...
December 1, 2023

Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain

Dr. Miles Day presents a detailed discussion on the complex subject of persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP). Dr. Day begins by emphasizing the significance of an accurate workup and differential diagnosis of craniofacial discomfort....
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...
October 23, 2023

Facetogenic Low Back Pain

Dr. Jee Youn Moon discusses facetogenic low back pain. Dr. Moon discusses the rationale for the injectate volume in prognostic lumbar medial branch block (MBB). She presents her research on using a lower volume...
October 4, 2023

Topical Analgesic Drug Therapies

Dr. David E. Reece presents a comprehensive overview of topical analgesic drug therapies for chronic pain treatment. He introduces the triple M approach and discusses the pain treatment algorithm, highlighting topical analgesics as an...
December 8, 2023

Cluster Headaches Update

Dr. Alexander Feoktistov presents an update on treatment options for debilitating cluster headaches. Dr. Feoktistov begins by briefly introducing the unique pathophysiology of cluster headaches that patients experience. Dr. Feoktistov then discusses the classical...