Interventional Pain Management Podcasts

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It is reported in the literature that physical scars have a systemic influence on chronic pain and are linked to chronic postsurgical, back, shoulder, and neuropathic pain, and are not only physical, but emotional. Scars initiate and maintain stress on the nervous system, “locking” the sympathetic...

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The art of treating chronic pain requires one to address both the sensory and emotional aspects of pain. Pain medicine is a relatively new field conceived out of unmet needs to help those who suffer from chronic pain. With the recent development of formal pain medicine training programs, this new...

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This presentation will highlight common procedures used for pain reduction, their evidence base, and a basic description of how each procedure is performed. We will primarily review epidural steroid injections, facet joint blocks and denervation, sacroiliac joint injections and denervation,...

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Humans have been searching for the Fountain of Youth for millennia, from Ponce de León to Herodotus. Some people feel that regenerative medicine, a field that encompasses stem cells, growth factors, and other cell mediating proteins, is that magical fountain, while others, including some physicians,...

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By now, we should all be aware of the prevalence of chronic pain. Astonishingly though, few people are aware of the central pathophysiology of why people develop chronic pain. Central sensitization is one of the key processes in which chronic pain persists. In this presentation, we will explore...

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Since the Roman Empire, electricity has been used in the field of medicine for treating pain. In the era of modern medicine, the field of neuromodulation has entered its renaissance with the introduction of novel wave forms such as HF10, burst closed loop, and noninvasive vagal nerve stimulation....

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Humans have been searching for the Fountain of Youth for millennia. Some people feel that regenerative medicine is that magical fountain while others believe it is a fad. As with many emerging topics, there is curiosity and confusion. While the regenerative medicine field is relatively new to most...

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Lower back pain is the most common reason to see a physician for pain and the number one cause of disability. Some patients with lower back pain eventually require spinal surgery. Unfortunately, 20% to 40% of these patients will develop failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS or FBS) after the first...

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Interventional spine and pain procedures continue to play an important role in the management of chronic pain for many patients. Pain procedures can result in improved function and better quality of life for patients, as well as pain medication sparing effects. With the aging American population and...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new prescription guidelines strongly urge physicians to reduce their use of opioid analgesics in the treatment of chronic pain. Specifically, the guidelines outline a multidisciplinary approach that includes interventional pain management and limited...

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