All Interventional Pain Management Articles

Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) is an FDA approved, non-invasive treatment option that relieves pain associated with many musculoskeletal conditions like frozen shoulder and plantar fascitis. Treatment doesn't leave scars, requires no anesthesia, and has no down time. Immediately following the simple procedure most people are able to get on with rest of their day. 

Shockwave therapy, or extracorporeal pulse activation technology (EPAT), is a pain-free, effective treatment for frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, and more.

Light therapy, also known as photobiomodulation (PBM) is a simple, efficient, and cost-effective treatment for both acute and chronic pain. 

Light therapy (also known as photobiomodulation or PBM) can be a simple, efficient and cost-effective treatment for both acute and chronic pain. Learn more.

A tiny, unobtrusive, implanted device can deliver big relief for nerve and musculoskeletal pain.

A tiny, unobtrusive, implanted device can deliver big relief for nerve and musculoskeletal pain conditions. Inside peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS), new devices (Nalu, SPRINT, StimRouter), the types of chronic pain they help, how the implants work, and what they feel like.

People who rely on injections and other procedures to keep chronic pain in check may need to rely on self-care strategies and unexpected alternatives during the lockdown. Plus, a word about ketamine.

People who rely on steroid injections, spinal cord stimulators, nerve blocks, and other interventional pain management procedures to keep chronic pain in check need to rely on self-care strategies and unexpected alternatives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, a word about ketamine.

Injections, blocks, and ablation can relieve pain and delay or prevent surgery.

Nerve treatments, such as nerve blocks, injections, and ablation treatments can help with certain types of chronic pain. Find out if you may be a candidate.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is inexpensive, easy-to-use, and provides short-term pain relief for many.

TENS units, which provide transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, offer an inexpensive, easy-to-use, option for achieving short-term pain relief.

The implantable ‘pacemaker’ device can help to relieve nerve and other types of chronic pain.

Find out if you are a candidate for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for your chronic pain or nerve condition.

Spasticity is a very common complication from stroke.

ITB Therapy reduces spasticity-related pain from stroke in a new study.

Misconceptions aside, clinicians should be open to using SCS as an early treatment option

For the treatment of FBSS and CRPS, spinal cord stimulation may be making a bigger push in practice.

Individuals with chronic inflammatory, joint, and musculoskeletal pain may be candidates for prolotherapy, including stem cell therapy

Dr. Donna Alderman writes about the use of regenerative and stem cell therapy in the treatment of chronic pain, including minimally invasive techniques and patient success stories.

Decades after surviving a mild bout of childhood polio, Shirley Pincus suffered pain so severe she was bedridden for months at a time. Learn how donated tissue helped return normalcy to her life.

Shirley Pincus survived childhood polio but her real battle happened several decades later when related pain robbed her of her life. Today she is pain-free. Learn more.

If you suffer from back, neck, or foot pain and none of the treatments you’ve tried so far have provided relief, you may want to explore other options available today.

If you live with chronic pain and are seeking relief, check out these 6 threatment methods you may not be aware of. Good news: none involve pills.
Find out if neurostimulation could be used to treat your chronic back pain. Two chronic pain experts weigh in.

Practical Pain Management spoke with Steven H. Richeimer, MD, Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, to learn what people need to know before having an epidural steroid injection.

Are epidural steroid injections safe? Steven Richeimer, MD answers our questions.

Infusion of a local anesthetic in the adductor canal during knee replacement surgery reduced postoperative pain and improved the ability of patients to get up and move following surgery.

For patients who do not respond to medical treatment, a newly approved device, the RNS Stimulator by Neuropace, Inc., offers hope. 

Injections, Stimulation, Pain Pumps, and Other Treatments

Finding pain relief can be tough for people living with chronic pain. Find out about common interventional pain management procedures.