midwestern pain position, psych certified
Have an interventional group in central mid-western location adding to current multi-disciplinary practice and is in need of both an interventionalist to join and a psychiatrist with pain management fellowship (preferably double boarded) to use in a multi-situational approach which, along with procedures and base patient load, work as a second systematic to contain chronic cases and assure correct long term treatment plans as well as weaning stabilizing and assisting with patient whole life... midwestern pain position, psych certified
Condition: Combined Intra-articular Platelet Rich Plasma in Shoulder Joint With Stellate Block in Post-mastectomy Chronic Shoulder Pain Management Interventions: Combination Product: Platelet rich plasma; Drug: ketamine and bupivacaine injection Sponsor: Mansoura University Completed
Vectris(TM) Trial Screening Lead Kit for Spinal Cord Stimulation, Models: (a) 977D160 (b) 977D260 Product Usage: The Medtronic Vectris lead kits contain the implantable spinal cord stimulation lead, as well as additional components used for lead implant as part of a Neurostimulation system for pain therapy. A Medtronic implantable Neurostimulation system is indicated for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) systems as an aid in the management of chronic, intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs-including unilateral or bilateral pain associated with the following conditions: Failed Back Syndrome (FBS) or low back syndrome or fai...
ConclusionsContrary to our hypothesis, this analysis demonstrates that the PROMs evaluated in this study, alone are insufficient to identify patients who may elect to pursue spinal surgery. Male gender and increasing age correlate with decision for later spinal surgery.Level of EvidenceII
We report the case of a patient suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa since puberty and complaining of chronic low back pain associated to altered sensitivity and muscular weakness in the right leg. A diagnosis of lumbosciatica was confirmed. Symptoms were not relieved after the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics. A surgical decompression was then indicated but heavily debated. Indeed, extended inflammatory and fibrotic hidradenitis suppurativa lesions were located regarding the skin area eligible for the proposed surgery. A combined therapy with clindamycine/rifampicin was started and the surgery...
CONCLUSION: Patients with central neuropathic pain syndromes managed in tertiary care centers were less likely to achieve a meaningful improvement in pain and function compared with patients with peripheral neuropathic pain at 12-month follow-up. PMID: 29996953 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION AND SIGNIFICANCE: There is scope for occupational therapist to extend their role beyond assertiveness training and use occupation-centered interventions to facilitate communication within families affected by parental chronic pain. PMID: 29984588 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Condition: Chronic Pain Intervention: Behavioral: Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) Sponsors: West Virginia University; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine; Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department Recruiting
CONCLUSIONS: Increased opioid prescribing in veterans with self-reported severe persistent postconcussive symptoms indicates a need to educate prescribers and make non-opioid pain management options available for veterans with TBI and neuropsychological sequelae. PMID: 29985653 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionsThe findings support the requirement of further studies to use COX-2 and iNOS as prognostic biomarkers for objective quantification of pain at the clinical level.
ConclusionsLaser papillotomy for chronic flank pain has a high failure rate, especially in patients who are on narcotic pain medication preoperatively. In the era of automated opioid prescription monitoring, urologists should use such information to make surgical decisions and properly counsel patients.