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All Interventional Pain Management Articles

One emergency department in New Jersey has taken the lead in fighting the opioid epidemic. St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey, launched the Alternatives to Opiates (ALTO) program in January 2016 to drastically cut the use of opioids in the ED without sacrificing pain relief.
Case report of young man with CRPS treated with a peripheral nerve block with complete resolution of pain.
Harnessing the power of electricity to help heal. Learn how pulsed electromagnetic field therapy can help reduce pain and inflammation in patients with diabetic neuropathy.
Sota Omoigui, MD has developed an alternative injection technique using a short needle. Learn more about the new technique used for intramuscular and procedural injections.
Researchers are rediscovering the sphenopalatine ganglion block as a simple, inexpensive procedure that provides a relatively low-risk option for the treatment of chronic migraines.
The case of the cat who avoided contact with his owner when the owner's high-frequency spinal cord stimulator was turned on.
Retrospective case series finds reduced pain scores following pulsed radiofrequency energy (PRFE) treatments. Learn more about this non-ablative option for pain management
Percutaneous electrical neurostimulation can accomplish a safe, cost-effective, and rapid reduction in the use of opioids, even when previous weaning methods have been unsuccessful.
Combined electrochemical treatment uses local anesthetic blocks in conjunction with electric cell signaling treatment (EST) to successfully treat neuropathies of all causes. Learn more about this innovative treatment technique.
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) has the potential to improve pain and headache outcomes. Learn how to incorporate this techniques, either as an adjunct to traditional treatment or as a stand-alone option, for the management of pain and headache.
Learn more about the role of neurostimulators, specifically spinal cord stimulators, in pain management.
Selective spinal and joint injections are being performed with increasing frequency in the management of acute and chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Effective treatment of chronic spine and joint pain requires accurate identification of the correct pain source.
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive, painless brain stimulation technique that is showing promise in the treatment of depression and chronic pain.1 tDCS is delivered through a battery-operated device that transfers electrical current of low intensity (1-2 mA) to the surface of the head, typically with 2 large (20-35 cm2) saline-soaked sponge-el
After a reader's brother went blind following a epidural steroid injection, our Editorial Board examines the safety of epidural steroid injections.