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What interventional procedures are common? What works? Do patients comply with physician instructions? Dr. Christo talks about his experiences.

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Chronic pain is quite common as well as challenging in geriatric patients. Dr. Gupta of Kansas Pain Management in Kansas City offers his experience of the aging population, the future of geriatric pain management, and potential treatments.

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The journal Anesthesia & Analgesia has published a practice advisory developed with nearly all the United States pain societies. The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine along with 10 other organizations warn against using gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), used off-label...

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Can chronic pain patients access better pain management with the help of an app? A study examined adherence, communication, and pain self-management through the use of a pain management app. Over 240 chronic pain patients participated in an exploratory study comparing two groups, either with or...

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Insurance companies would be more likely to pay for nontraditional approaches to pain management if they knew these methods worked. Jon Porter, medical director of the University of Vermont Medical Center Comprehensive Pain Program, and researchers compiled qualitative data from people who...

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What are the most common misconceptions about interventional pain management? What are the misconceptions about the specialists who perform the interventions? Associate Professor Paul Christo, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses.

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In a recent issue of the journal of Substance Use & Misuse, a study of sickle cell disease patients was discussed. It is well known that, in the sickle cell disease population, chronic pain rates are high. Perhaps less well known are the levels of mental health issues. Even less known? Levels of...

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From Pain Physician Journal: Comprehensive Evidence-Based Guidelines for Facet Joint Interventions in the Management of Chronic Spinal Pain: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines Facet Joint Interventions 2020 Guidelines

 

BACKGROUND: Chronic axial spinal pain...

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Newswise — The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) today released an update to its ACR Appropriateness Criteria®, which includes 193 diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology topics with 942 clinical variants covering more than 1,680 clinical scenarios. This update includes four new and 12...

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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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