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A community pain practice study shows improved quality of life in patients with chronic pain after receiving local nerve blocks.
Researchers use an intercostal nerve block to aid diagnosis of slipping rib syndrome.
As steroids injected into the epidural space are not FDA-approved, clinicians must carefully outline the risks ahead of time.
Research is showing that dorsal root ganglion stimulation provides long-term relief with few complications.
Despite its prevalent use, little evidence is shown to warrant the treatment of epidural steroid injections.
New guidelines have been released for ketamine infusions when used as a chronic pain treatment.
Promising results of GAE means future interventions in clinical settings.
With the COMPEL study, more clinical data is provided for prolonged use of botox injections for migraine treatment.
Step-by-step instructions for how to perform superficial radial nerve injection using cross-linked hyaluronic acid (Restylane or Juvéderm) for treatment of neuropathic pain.
Case report of the use of cross-linked hyaluronic acid injection technique to treat postsurgical neuropathic pain that provided prolonged, significant relief without adverse side effects.
Case presentations demonstrate effectiveness of AmnioFix, a micronized dehydrated amniotic allograft, in reducing foot and ankle pain when conservative therapies fail to help.
Case report of young man with CRPS treated with a peripheral nerve block with complete resolution of pain.
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.
After a reader's brother went blind following a epidural steroid injection, our Editorial Board examines the safety of epidural steroid injections.
There are several evidence-based (EB) guidelines that address the use of epidural injections for the treatment of low back pain. But how influential are these guidelines to the everyday decision-making of physicians?
While the frequency of serious complications due to ESI is undefined, certain pharmaceutical characteristics of corticosteroids (ie, particulate vs nonparticulate) are thought to contribute to overall risk.
Despite improved understanding of pain mechanisms, interpretation of pain signals, and development of new analgesic techniques, the under-treatment of postoperative pain continues.
For patients with chronic migraine, botulinum neurotoxin injections have helped reduce the frequency, duration, and disability of headaches.
This case challenge discusses the activation of latent Lyme disease following a lumbar epidural steroid injection.
Many physicians who treat pain have been hesitant to perform invasive procedures on patients who are taking warfarin sodium due to the potential risk of complications. Article examines these safety concerns.
This article describes a new electromagnetic device and its use in combination with local anesthetic therapy to treat pain problems.
Corticosteroids are a common component of nearly all therapeutic injections for pain management that physicians perform. Read about possible complications of epidural steroid injections. Important pain management article to read.
Article discusses a retrospective review of the rate of dural punctures as a complication of lumbar epidural steroid injections—with and without guiding fluoroscopy.
Botulinum toxin type A appears to have potential as an effective chronic pain treatment in a variety of painful conditions.
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.
Intradermal Botulinum Toxin in painful dysfunction of the muscles of mastication (MMD) suggest an excellent ability of BTX-A to reduce nocioceptive symptoms by mechanism(s) other than motor inhibition of muscle contraction.
A review of of BTX-A including a discussion of its mode of action and case studies illustrating its use in treatment of a variety of pain conditions.
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