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The Effects of CAC Policy On Our Survival: Epidural Interventions

Published on October 1, 2021 At this breakfast symposium, several experts discuss issues in pain medicine, including the use of epidurals and steroids. Legislative processes, such as contacting Senators and members of Congress, are also...

Congress, Epidural, guidelines, legislation, pain management, panel, Pro Video, senate

CALSIPP

Published on September 23, 2021 Dr. Ripu Arora, the current CALSIPP president, is a pain management physician. He is also interested in how health care policies are created. He is passionate about pain management and...

Basic Video, CALSIPP, EDUCATION, pain management, policy

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The Future Role of Telemedicine

Published on September 20, 2021 Dr. Sayed E Wahezi discusses the future role of telemedicine. Telemedicine has been around since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Medicare also increased utilization of telemedicine pre-COVID-19. Remote services will likely...

covid-19, lecture, medicare, physical exams, Pro Video, remote, Telemedicine, video medicine

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PNS Advancement in Power Delivery

Published on September 14, 2021 Dr. Standiford Helm discusses peripheral nerve stimulation and the advancements in power delivery. While there has been a high demand for peripheral nerve stimulation, there has also been some difficulties...

Pain Medicine, Peripheral nerve stimulation, PNS, power delivery, power transfer, Pro Video

LCD Process and Our Participation

Published on September 14, 2021 Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti discusses local coverage determination (LCD) process by Medicare and participation in epidural procedure policies. Processes associated with the Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) are also discussed. Dr. Manchikanti...

Basic Video, CAC, Contractor Advisory Committee, Epidural, LCD, local coverage determination, policy

New York & New Jersey Pain Medicine Symposium ’21

Published on September 9, 2021 The New York and New Jersey Pain Medicine Symposium is November 4-7, 2021. This conference will focus on Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies. This interventional pain meeting has great scientific talks...

Basic Video, conference, meeting, New Jersey, New York, NYSIPP 2021, symposium

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Reimbursement for Chronic Pain

Published on August 5, 2021 Dr. Kenneth Candido reviews the ever growing and complex world of reimbursement for chronic pain. A question example: When should ultrasounds be used? This question can be thought of from...

Chronic, Pain, patients, Pro Video, reimbursement, ultrasound

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Joint Pain Interview

Dr. Jeffrey Petersohn discusses joint pain and the tools used to treat it. From injectable steroids to stem cells, there are many options to treat joint pain. Dr. Petersohn mentions how there hasn’t been...

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Redefining Pain Medicine

Dr. Christopher Gharibo discusses refining pain management at the NYSIPP/NJSIPP Symposium. Pain management is becoming a surgical subspeciality, he explains. But he also urges doctors to be as multidisciplinary as possible and to remember...

Basic Video, field of pain medicine, NYNJSIPP, pain management, pain specialists, Pain Treatment

Opioid Substitutes in Pain Management

Dr. Edward Rubin gives a presentation on opioid substitutes in pain management. Targeted procedures and long-term procedures such as spinal stimulation may prove to be more viable options. One of the biggest hurdles that...

Basic Video, medication management, Opioid

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PACIF Lecture

Dr. Hemmo Bosscher discusses the use of PACIF (Percutaneous Ablation, Curettage and Inferior Foraminotomy) to treat common low back pain at the 24th Annual Gabor Racz Pain Conference and Workshop. The treatment of nonspecific...

back pain, common back pain, low back pain, nonspecific low back pain, PACIF, Pain Treatment, Pro Video, WIP 2019

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The High-Value of Mid-Level Providers

Dr. Edward Rubin discusses the unseen value of mid-level providers, such as nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA). They are valuable in pain medicine due to their skillset and vital relationships with the...

mid-levels, practice management, Pro Video, staffing

Approaches to Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Steve Aydin explains several approaches in regenerative medicine. A specific technique he details is the injection of platelet rich plasma (PRP) through the bone into the area of injury. He also discusses courses...

Basic Video, bone marrow aspirate, musculoskeletal, practice management, Regenerative medicine

Lumbar DRG Procedures

Prof. Marshall Devor discusses the science underlying interventional lumbar dorsal root ganglion (DRG) procedures at the 24th Annual Gabor Racz Pain Conference and Workshop. He first describes the importance of identifying where pain comes...

animal models, dorsal root ganglion, ectopic pain generator, pain management, pain research, WIP, WIP 2019

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The Challenges of DRG Stimulation

Dr. Kenneth Chapman lectures on the many challenges posed by dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation research and procedures. Dr. Chapman is excited about the resent research on blocking pain signals and the different stimulators...

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Particulate vs Non-Particulate Steroids

Dr. Ricardo Buenaventura discusses particulate vs non-particulate steroids in the treatment of lumbar pain. He explains how the effects of particulate steroids last longer, but this benefit comes with specific complications. He also talks...

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Insurance and Advocacy

Dr. Ramsin Benyamin, founder and president of Millennium Pain Center, discusses advocacy and insurance issues in pain medicine. Pain specialist physicians face many obstacles such as preauthorization. Lack of coverage for Medicare patients and...

Basic Video, coverage, insurance, medicare, practice management

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Stellate Ganglion & T2/3 Sympathetic Blocks

Dr. Kenneth Chapman describes the stellate ganglion and T2/3 sympathetic block at the 24th Annual Gabor Racz Pain Conference and Workshop. The sympathetic nervous system is critically tied to the stellate ganglion. Because of...

fight or flight, pain management, Pain Treatment, Pro Video, stellate ganglion, stellate ganglion blockade, sympathetic block, WIP 2019

Opioid Epidemic and how to Combat it

Dr. Kenneth Candido gives a presentation on the opioid epidemic and the many ways we can combat it. He puts the opioid crisis into a historical perspective, giving the audience a unique perspective to...

Alternative therapies, Basic Video, medication management, NYNJSIPP, opioids