May 22, 21:00
Let there be light! For the first time, a new photo-active drug shows promise for treating pain. The design of the first light-activated drug – the JF-NP-26 – is underway for the treatment of pain, according to a research with animal models.
May 18, 17:00
Wearing virtual reality (VR) goggles and watching calming videos significantly reduces pain for hospitalized patients. Wearing virtual reality (VR) goggles and watching calming videos significantly reduces pain for hospitalized patients. In a new study published by JMIR Mental Health, a sister publication of the Jo…
May 16, 14:00
Researchers from The University of Texas at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone. , the researchers led by UTMB scientist Kathryn Cunningham found that the drug, lorcaserin, reduced the use and craving for the opioid oxycodone in preclinical studies. Cunningham is director of UTMB’s Center for Addiction Research and a professor in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
May 15, 20:00
Click to register for the Regenerative Medicine Comprehensive Review Course and Hands-On Cadaver Workshop. June 16-18, 2017 in Orlando. This regenerative medicine review course is targeted to interventional pain physicians seeking ABIPP certification, CME credit hours and introduction or review of proven interventional techniques, as well as skills improvement. Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/2pPEyAa
May 12, 23:00
Sometimes it's good to pick your nose. More emergency medical departments are administering pain drugs through patients' noses. The procedure shows promise for its effectiveness, but also has disadvantages. Administering medications through the nose as an alternative to injections or IVs is becoming increasingly popular in emergency departments and ambulances, according to a new paper.
May 11, 22:00
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May 10, 03:35
Congressman Comer said this is the best story he has read explaining the healthcare bill, and setting the record straight on pre-existing conditions. He encourages everyone to spend 5 minutes and read this story. http://www.nationalreview.com/article/447430/ahca-pre-existing-conditions-big-lie-democrats-are-telling
May 09, 21:00
Her skin is perpetually on fire. He can't even feel when he breaks a bone. Together these two patients with pain disorders may help doctors end the opioid epidemic. Harnessing rare genetic mutations could help end America's opioid epidemic.
May 08, 18:04
May 2017 ASIPP® Podcast Featuring Dr. Andrea Trescot’s Encore Presentation This is the first in a series of Podcasts produced by Dr. Hans Hansen, President-Elect for ASIPP®. His informative and entertaining approach to podcasts are sure to be a favorite for Interventional Pain Management practitioners. This podcast includes an encore presentation by Dr. Andrea Trescot. Trescot has recently completed a book on a topic that has been a passion of hers for many years: Purple Nerves. Dr. Trescot is an internationally known author and educator. Her insight into Peripheral Nerve Entrapments and other topics are worth a listen. (24 minutes) http://asipppod.podbean.com/
May 05, 15:00
Click to register for the Regenerative Medicine Comprehensive Review Course and Hands-On Cadaver Workshop. June 16-18, 2017 in Orlando. This regenerative medicine review course is targeted to interventional pain physicians seeking ABIPP certification, CME credit hours and introduction or review of proven interventional techniques, as well as skills improvement. The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians is a professional society that provides advocacy, education and communications for interventional pain physicians.
May 02, 14:00
"No pain, no gain" is the pro-exercise mantra. A recent study revealed obese people have a lower pain threshold. This could reinforce the argument for weight loss programs being part of pain management for obese people with chronic pain. Perhaps the expression should change to: "More gain, more pain"? An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.
May 02, 01:01
Images of a great meeting! American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 19th Annual Meeting
May 01, 19:36
Bert Fellows, MA Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at ASIPP® 2017 Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony Bert Fellows, MA is a living legend. He was the first editor of Pain Physician back in 1998. He continues to be the managing editor and Dr. Manchikanti frequently seeks out his counsel. View other photos from the meeting! https://www.facebook.com/pg/AsippMember/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1356282904451691
Apr 28, 21:30
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Apr 27, 22:32
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Chairman and CEO, ASIPP® Receives Distinguished Physician and Giants of Pain Management Awards at ASIPP® 2017 Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony As founder of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD served as the President for several years and now serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO. Dr. Manchikanti has published over 470 publications and serves on several editorial boards. After receiving the Distinguished Physician Award, Dr. Manchikanti was surprised with the first ever Giants of Pain Management Award.
Apr 26, 21:00
Encouraging findings with a new spinal cord stimulation (SCS) device incorporating anatomically guided (3D) neural targeting that provides superior, consistent, and long-term chronic axial back pain relief compared with a traditional SCS device. Spinal cord stimulation using precision approach via 3D neural targeting shows superior efficacy in treating chronic axial low back pain.
Apr 26, 18:36
View a slide show of the ASIPP 2017 Annual Meeting created by Dr. Chang Chien https://youtu.be/HgXQl4EczPE
Apr 26, 01:09
Marijuana shows promise as a safer alternative to much stronger pain medicines. Evidence is mounting that medical marijuana can alleviate chronic pain in many patients. But some doctors remain wary.
Apr 25, 21:46
Apr 24, 22:53
Dr. Manchikanti gives Lifetime Achievement Award to Bert Fellows at the ASIPP Annual Meeting. Fellows was the first editor of Pain Physician back in 1998 and he continues to be the managing editor.
Apr 24, 22:30
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Major Giuliani is about to take the stage. Whatever your politics, let's be respectful of each other. Let's enjoy his insight on leadership
Good Morning ASIPP attendees. Today is the day we welcome Mayor Rudy Giuliani. What an exciting way to start the last day of ASIPP 19!