Master Class Podcasts

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This course will cover the pathophysiology and the diagnosis of minor traumatic brain injury, including the major factors which, together, make the diagnosis and treatment difficult and time dependent. We will also look at the concept of posttraumatic headache. After describing the phenotypic...

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The prevalence of back pain continues in spite of the many treatments available, without any single treatment being a panacea. In routine clinical practice there has been a tendency of clinical examinations to become more cursory, largely influenced by increasing demands of time and arguably an...

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Pain represents a foremost feature of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS). Symptoms include ipsilateral upper extremity pain, sensory loss, shoulder and neck discomfort, arm paresis or edema, headache, and even sympathetic nervous system impairment. The presentation will cover an evidence...

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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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The prevalence of back pain continues in spite of the many treatments available, without any single treatment being a panacea. In routine clinical practice there has been a tendency of clinical examinations to become more cursory, largely influenced by increasing demands of time and arguably an...

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During this 2-hour Master Class, participants will learn the pathoetiology of central pain syndromes (CPS). Six specific CPS will be described and clinical aspects will be discussed: multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, phantom limb pain, spinal cord injury, poststroke pain syndrome, and...

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Pain and depression. Depression and pain. Are they the same or do they just "look" the same? Is one the chicken and one the egg? Both terms reflect more than just a single concept. They represent complex constructs that relate to and interact with one another. In order to appreciate all the angles,...

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Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS) is a chronic neuropathic illness that involves all or part of the brachial plexus. It is predominately a sensory disorder of pain and paresthesias, although it often includes motor dysfunction. Previous trauma(s) create the initial sensory injury of course...

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Fibromyalgia has frequently been referred to as the most common chronic widespread pain disorder. Many investigators have viewed fibromyalgia as a central nervous system disorder of sensory amplification resulting in many symptoms including chronic pain. Recently, however, others have reported...

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