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December 3, 2019

Published on December 3, 2019 Dr. Rafael Justiz demonstrates how to access the sacral hiatus for a caudal-lysis of adhesion procedure using fluoroscopy. He explains the importance of avoiding the mid-line while directing the catheter...
October 8, 2019

Published on October 8, 2019 Dr. Mert Akbas gives a good overview of how radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is used for pain management including a brief explanation of its mechanism of action. He then details several...
Salim Hayek
January 2, 2020

Intrathecal Pumps

Dr. Salim Hayek briefly discusses the advantages of intrathecal drug delivery, and why they are effective in patients for whom neurostimulators have failed.
November 8, 2019

Published on November 8, 2019 Dr. Andrea Trescot takes a very important, data-based approach to further study and better understand the reality of the opioid situation in the United States. The results of her recent...
October 17, 2019

Published on October 17, 2019 Dr. Ken Candido explains his excitement when seeing the emergence of state and local societies. He details his approach when treating patients as safety being his number one focus. His...
November 5, 2019

Published on November 5, 2019 Dr. Kenneth Chapman discusses the challenges of running a private practice in today's heavily regulated environment, and why he would advise fellows against starting their own practice.
November 14, 2019

Published on November 14, 2019 Dr. Robert Levy discusses the science of neuromodulation and its efficacy from numerous studies. He compares the mechanism of action of tonic, high frequency, and burst stimulation. Dr. Levy reveals,...
February 25, 2020

Cryoanalgesia for Lower Limb Pain

Dr. Andrea Trescot explains proper technique for cryoanalgesia for infrapatellar saphenous neuralgia. She discusses CRPS, the misunderstood reasons for the syndrome, and why cryoanalgesia is an effective treatment.
February 5, 2020

Cervicogenic Headaches Walkthrough

Dr. Gabor Racz demonstrates how to locate the suboccipital nerves (compression of which is a cause of cervicogenic headaches), as well as how to advance a needle for specific decompression injections. He explains complications...
June 6, 2019

Published on June 6, 2019 Dr. Ricardo Buenaventura gives a brief, welcoming talk at the Ohio Society for Interventional Pain Physicians (OHSIPP). He announces that Kentucky will be merging with OHSIPP, and reads the societies’...
February 7, 2020

Published on February 7, 2020 Dr. Standiford Helm provides a detailed presentation on the efficacy of adhesiolysis for revealing pain form spinal stenosis. He explains the pathology of stenosis, the mechanism of action of adhesiolysis,...
September 27, 2019

Published on July 11, 2019 Dr. Peter Staats gives a statistical-based slide presentation of the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. He reviews the history of morphine (and opioids), and how the nation has...
January 22, 2020

Published on January 22, 2020 Dr. Ira Fox lectures on the lysis of adhesion procedure (of which he has performed over 13,000). He explains how the medication is delivered to the targeted nerve and why...
January 28, 2020

Published on January 28, 2020 Dr. Moon gives a detailed presentation on the advantages and disadvantages of using ultrasonography and fluoroscopy in pain management. She also goes over several procedures in which either ultrasound or...
August 29, 2019

Published on August 29, 2019 Dr. Serdar Erdine gives an evidence-based slide presentation on pulse radiofrequency (PRF). He explains the physics of PRF and compares it to traditional radiofrequency (heat lesioning) in terms of indications,...
January 15, 2020

Neurolytic Blocks

Dr. Serdar Erdine examines the various modalities of neurolytic blocks, mainly for cancer pain, including thermal (RFA), cryo, and chemical agents. He then details the modality options for sympathetic chain blocks...
October 22, 2019

Published on October 22, 2019 Dr. Edit Racz discusses her passion for pain management and how this has compelled her to join the World Institute of Pain (WIP). She also explains how Pain School International...
June 21, 2019

Published on June 21, 2019 Dr. Orlando Florete demonstrates how to properly perform cryoablation of the medial branch for lumbar facet pain using a cadaver. He shows the correct probe placement using fluoroscopy, explains the...