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Evidence-based pain medicine for primary care physicians

Graves Owen, MD Brian M. Bruel, MD, MS, MBA,
C. M. Schade , MD, PhD, FIPP, Maxim S. Eckmann, MD,
Erik C. Hustak, MD & Mitchell P. Engle, MD, PhD

 

ABSTRACT
The last several decades have seen a marked increase in both the recognition and treatment of chronic pain. Unfortunately, patients frequently misunderstand both the nature of pain and the best practices for its treatment. Because primary care physicians treat the majority of chronic pain, they are ideally situated to provide evidence-based pain care. The majority of the medical evidence supports a biopsychosocial model of pain that integrates physical, emotional, social, and cultural variables. The goal of this primer is to assist primary care physicians in their understanding of pain, evaluation of the chronic pain patient, and ability to direct evidence-based care. This article will discuss the role of physical rehabilitation, pain psychology, pharmacotherapy, and procedural interventions in the treatment of chronic pain. Given the current epidemic of drug-related deaths, particular emphasis is placed on the alternatives to opioid therapy. Unfortunately, death is not the only significant complication from opioid therapy, and this article discusses many of the most common side effects. This article provides general guidelines on the most appropriate utilization of opioids with emphasis on the recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, risk stratification, and patient monitoring. Finally, the article concludes with the critical role that a pain medicine specialist can play in the management of patients with chronic pain.

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Accredited Hands-On Training Stem Cells and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management – Miami – April 2017

Accredited Hands-On Training
STEM CELLS & BIOLOGICS
for the Clinical Application of
PAIN MANAGEMENT
Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain ManagementMiami, Florida • April 1 & 2, 2017

2-Day ACCME Accredited Hands-on Training Course

Boston BioLife is currently executing 2-day training programs in regenerative medicine using didactic and interactive hands-on learning. These courses feature the latest scientific principles, clinical trials, research & outcomes. This course will be taught by leading scientists, research scientists, and translational medicine physicians.

TOPICS:

  • Science behind regenerative medicine
  • Fibrin uses to mechanically repair
    intervertebral discs
  • Adipose and its uses in
    regenerative medicine
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP), protocols
    and applications
  • Bone marrow aspirate (BMA), protocols
    and applications
  • Amniotic Fluid; landscape, research,
    clinical applications
  • Exosomes uses in regenerative medicine
  • Halting cartilage degredation using
    Alpha-2-Macgrolobulen
    (A2M)
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) research & historical perspective in regenerative medicine
  • Stem Cell Therapies; landscape, research, clinical applications
  • Important fundamentals of injections
    using ultrasonography
  • Fundamentals of implementing regenerative medicine into your practice
  • Atraumatic adipose harvesting and processing, patient based protocols
  • BMA techniques using ultrasonography
  • Interventional biologics for
    pain management
  • Proper cell counting & processing
  • Wound healing, rejuvenation medicine
    using stem cells
  • Faculty panel discussion
Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management

Early Registration Open! You're Invited to Boston BioLife's Hands–On Stem Cell Workshop for the Clinical Application of Pain Management in Regenerative Medicine

Boston BioLife Website

INVITED FACULTY:
Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D.
Conference Chairman

Mayo Clinic
Kevin Pauza, M.D.
Keynote Speaker

Texas Spine & Joint Hospital
Scott Brandt, M.D.
Medical Director
ThriveMD
Diego Correa, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Scientist/Assistant Professor
University of Miami

Peter Everts, Ph.D.
General Director Hyperbaric
and Cell Therapy Specialist

Da Vinci Clinic

John Ferrell III, M.D.
Team Physician, Washington Spirit
Director of Sports Medicine
Regenerative Orthopedics
and Sports Medicine

Susanna Kauhanen, M.D.
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Helsinki University Hospital

Todd Malan, M.D.
Medical Director, Center for Regenerative Cell Medicine

Inge Matthiesen, Ph.D.
Director Medical Affairs and
Regenerative Medicine

Human Med AG
Michael Meng, D.C.
Musculoskeletal Ultrasonographer

Carlos Mercado, M.D.
Principal, Eterna MD Medical
Rejuvenation Center

Duncan Ross, Ph.D.
Kimera Research Labs

Gaetano Scuderi, M.D.
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon and Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University

Dmitry Shvartsman, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Department of
Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology

Harvard University

Tilman Stasch, M.D.
Director
Valentis Clinic

VENUE:
JW Marriott MiamiJW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131T: 800.386.1592

Discounted Room Rate: Boston BioLife

You're Invited to Boston BioLife's Hands–On Stem Cell Workshop for the Clinical Application of Pain Management in Regenerative Medicine
FUTURE COURSES:

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain ManagementDenver, Colorado, May 20-21, 2017

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain ManagementPhiladelphia, PA, July 15-16, 2017

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain ManagementMinneapolis, MN, September 16-17, 2017

Hands–On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain ManagementSan Francisco, CA, November 18-19, 2017

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Read Dr. Trescot’s New Book “Peripheral Nerve Entrapments”

Featured as a single volume, this is a comprehensive guide to possible nerve entrapment syndromes and their management. Each chapter covers a single nerve, or group of closely related nerves, and goes over the clinical presentation, anatomy, physical exam, differential diagnosis, contributing factors, injection techniques, neurolytic/surgical techniques, treatments of perpetuating factors, and complications.

  • This book features over 50 videos of examination and injection techniques, at least 2 per nerve
  • Contains “Pain Problems Index” to navigate by symptom
  • Includes anatomy, injection technique, and complications for each nerve

About the Author

Andrea M. Trescot, MD
Medical Director – Pain and Headache Center
Anchorage, AK, USA

Dr. Trescot is currently the Chair of the Education Committee of the World Institute of Pain. After 15 years of private practice, she joined academics as a professor and served as the Director of the pain fellowship programs for the University of Washington and the University of Florida/VA Pain Center, before she returned to private practice. She was President of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) from June 2007 to June 2008.  She coauthored the book Pain-Wise: A Patient’s Guide to Pain Management (Hatherleigh Press, 2011), and co-edited the 3 volumes of Pain Medicine & Interventional Pain Management – A Comprehensive Review (American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Publishing, 2011).

Click here for more information!

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319274805#aboutAuthors

Persistent Pain After a Knee Replacement?

Do you have patients who experience persistent pain after a knee replacement?

Dr. Timothy Lubenow, Anesthesiologist & Professor of Anesthesiology at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, faced that familiar problem with his patient, Barbara Ford and turned to COOLIEF* Cooled RF. “It was a pain management problem at that point, which is why I recommended the COOLIEF* procedure1,” explains Dr. Lubenow. “The COOLIEF* procedure is designed to destroy the nerve fibers that innervate the inner portion of the knee joint1.”

Barbara Ford talks about how she got “99% of pain relief within fifteen minutes of coming out of anesthesia1” and how it was the best day of her life! Listen to her emotional story!

Barbara Ford video SHORT