The Pain Information Network is a resource to better understand pain, why we hurt, and what we can do about it. The latest diagnostic, therapeutic, and research is discussed by experts in the field of pain control strategies and treatment.
Returning from a great ASIPP/Kentucky/Ohio meeting, I felt the need to talk about CBD. You know, it's everywhere. What does it do, how it works, does it work...Let's talk about it. This is a good start - a primer, on the way home from the airport.
Great annual meeting! Thanks all. Geralyn knocked it out of the park, Mordy was a fantastic host, and Todd, a long time friend and mentor, schooled us on stim. Todd is a world renowned expert in pain, author, educator, and thought leader. Literally a world class lot here....
A provider of pain control, particularly controlled substances, is challenged with daily decisions about need, use, misuse, and yes, misprescribing. When a referral is sent our way, tough questions arise. After all, we are the specialists, right? We got it from here. Not so fast.... Almost always, a clinicians judgement and experience defines clinical care. It's not always in a textbook.
Heroin has taken a turn for a darker side. Please, please, please, if you know someone, anyone, using, intervene. This new variation of a rising use population knows no boundaries. It just kills. And it's easy to get.
What is CBT. Listen and learn about an effective treatment for many disorders. PTSD, addiction, depression/anxiety/pain, etc.
Sandy and I had the honor and priviledge to speak at the American Society of Addiction Medicine annual meeting. Along the way, at a break bread meet/greet, we were humbled to meet 3 , yes 3, awfully smart and experienced addiction medicine providers. We learned alot. Listen.....Thanks Suzanne! Awesome input!
Ramsin is a clinical professor, educator, researcher, great family guy, and a huge influence on pain medicine. He snuck in a special international guest. Yep, the Opioid guidelines circa 2017 Are out- a hugely important document. I can't believe it! Cathy is on! Happy Spring everybody!
We talk about the necessity to find life's treasures. Simple, important. A great group of Doctors talk cool stuff. Hi to my friends at Improve Photography! Great times! Joy, Hector, Monroe, and Susie! Jeff, thank you for your photo skills. All rock!
Dr. Racz is one of the original Titans in our field. An international educator, Founder of an international pain society, fully Chaired Professor. I don't know where to stop. One of the most influential leaders in Medicine and the innovator of this important technique. Got back pain? Listen up.
3 terrific doctors talk why they LOVE taking care of those in pain. This month's journal had some interesting articles. Dr. Boswell reviews Drs. Silverman and Staats book. Pain Physician Journal is the best in the world.
Need I say more. World class Drs, Poore is Director of the UCSF pain program, and Helm is an old friend. Harvard trained, on the Board of ASIPP. Summary of Stimulation, spinal and beyond. 2 World experts.
This episode introduces you to Dr. Peter Staats and a rising star in pain medicine. Dr. Staats is a well respeccted world authority in pain medicine, and I had the opportunity to unite the student and the master in dialog. Great episode. I thank them both. I will learn from both.
Andrea Trescot MD is an Internationally renowned expert and author. She tackled the much needed world of peripheral nerve pathology, and has done so to educate, treat, and improve the landscape of pain care. All in her spare time.....
Dr. Falco talks with us today about a minimally invasive spine surgery through a small scope. He is a leader in this exciting technology. Less down time, pain,and cost. Let's take a listen to this educator, author, and experienced operator.....
Thank you for your service. You have a unique opportunity to hear from a veteran of 2 tours in Iraq, who also practices here, what his spin on pain is about. I you know what challenges you face. know what challenges we face, he has seen a side I can only guess. Great skills. Saw him in the lab.....