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All Interventional Pain Management Articles

Article provides an overview and case study of spinal cord (dorsal column) stimulation in a spine-centered/orthopaedic clinical practice setting.
As a cost-effective intervention, neurostimulation can play an important role in chronic pain patients who don't respond well to more conservative treatment approaches.
This retrospective study of pain outcomes for radiofrequency neuroablation patients confirms the viability of this modality where conservative, traditional treatments for chronic low back pain have failed.
Botulinum toxin type A appears to have potential as an effective chronic pain treatment in a variety of painful conditions.
Implantable devices in the epidural space provides selected patients with control in managing a wide variety of painful disorders.
Article on using cranial electrotherapy stimulation to treat chronic pain patients: should you be using it in your practice?
Postoperative pain control after surgery of the joint can be obtained through the use of intraarticular injections.
The basic properties, reactions and applications of corticosteroid use should be reviewed prior to treating chronic pain patients with corticosteroid injections.
Thoracic facet-mediated pain may be more common than previously thought and, due to potentially confounding pain patterns of competing structures in and around the thoracic spine, the gold standard for diagnosing facet-mediated pain is intraarticular injection.
Article offers suggestions for being prepared to handle complications during spinal interventional procedures.
This article helps practitioners identify and avoid complications associated with spinal interventions and offers suggestions for resuscitation should a severe complication occur.
Spinal cord stimulation has been one of the major advances in the efficacious and cost-effective treatment of chronic pain patients with multiple different pain processes—particularly of cervical and lumbar spinal origin.
This article discusses the results of a follow-up study of patients who completed a pre-implant psychological evaluation and had a surgical implant of a pain management device.
Administering a continuous lumbar epidural infusion of corticosteroid and normal saline via an indwelling epidural catheter/infusion pump over a 3-day period offers a minimally-invasive option for treatment of lumbar radiculopathy.
A retrospective study showed that pulsed radiofrequency is effective as a replacement for both epidural steroid injections and surgery in the treatment of radicular pain as well as cases of peripheral nerve damage.
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