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Pain Medicine Symposium 2016

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Pain Medicine Symposium 2016

Who: New York and New Jersey Societies of Interventional Pain Physicians
What: Pain Medicine Symposium 2016: Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies
When: November 3-6, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency,  Jersey City, New Jersey

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Case Report: Up to 24 Months of Back Pain Relief

Do you have patients with chronic back pain that are not responding to treatment –

Or are using too many pain medications?

Read how COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) delivers up to 2 years of lower back pain relief1.

This important Case Report details how Cooled RF Lateral Branch Neurotomy successfully treats sacroiliac joint-mediated low back pain with:

  • 8-10 mm spherical lesion that compensates for the variable nerve course of the lateral nerve branches1
  • Prevention of tissue charring for minimal post procedure pain and dysthesia1 1
  • Up to 24 months of pain relief and reduction of pain medications1

Learn how the patients in this large study found lower back pain relief with Cooled RF – and how your patients may benefit.

Download This Case Report.

1 Stelzer Wolfgang Stelzer, MD, Michael Aiglesberger, Mag. BScN, Dominik Stelzer, and Valentin Stelzer. Use of Radiofrequency Lateral Branch Neurotomy for the Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint-Mediated Low Back Pain: A Large Case Series. This case report is on a retrospective study of 126 subjects (105 suitable for analysis) that were treated with cooled RF between January 7, 2008 and May 26, 2009.  Wolfgang Stelzer, MD, contributed to the above case report at the time he had a financial consulting relationship with Halyard Health, Inc. Pain Medicine, 2013; 14: 29–35

Disturbing News About Chronic Pain

25.3 million American adults suffer from daily pain.1

That’s more than 10% of the population who reported that they had pain every day for the last 3 months.1

According to a new analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 25.3 million adults reported suffering from daily pain in the preceding 3 months.1

Effective, non-narcotic pain relief options are now available, including COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency (RF). Clinical studies show COOLIEF* Cooled RF use in chronic back pain patients may provide:

  • Up to 24 months of pain relief2,3
  • Improved physical function2,3
  • Reduced drug utilization2,3

Read this article to find out:

  • How gender, age and ethnicity play a role in reported pain1
  • How pain affects overall health1
  • Alternative methods for treating pain1

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  2. Stelzer W. MD, Use of Radiofrequency Lateral Branch Neurotomy for the Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint-Mediated Low Back Pain: A Large Case Series. Pain Medicine, 2013 Jan (1)29-35.
  3. Ho KY, et al. Cooled radiofrequency denervation for treatment of sacroiliac joint pain: two-year results from 20 cases. Journal of Pain Research. 3 July 2013.

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