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Chronic Pain Resources

The essentials

Neurological Examination 
Joshua Wellington, MD


Back pain

Facet Joint Pain
Srinivas Chiravuri, MD, Chad M. Brummett, MD, Lynn Kohan, MD

How Do I Do It: Right C8 Selective Nerve Root Block in Prone Position 
Brendan Thelen, MD, and Wyndam Strodtbeck, MD


Cancer pain

Implementing Therapy With Opioids in Cancer Patients
Meda Raghavendra, MD, Julie Sparlin, MD, Oscar de Leon-Casasola, MD

Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Techniques for Neuropathic Pain in Cancer
Oscar A. de Leon-Casasola, MD


Head and neck pain

Botox Injection Techniques and Challenges for Treating Migraines
Shalini Shah, Director, University of California Irvine Health Center, MD

Cervicogenic Headache
Samer Narouze, MD, PhD

Trigeminal Neuralgia
Samer Narouze, MD, MSc


Interventional procedures

Contrast Agents
Brian Chung, MD, Honorio T. Benzon, MD

Discogenic Pain and Thermal Annular Procedures
Fnu Kailash, MD, Salim M. Hayek, MD, Joshua Goldner, MD

Fluoroscopy and Radiation Safety
Honorio T. Benzon, MD, Brian A. Chung, MD

How I Do It: Managing an “Inherited” Intrathecal Pump Patient
Lynn R. Kohan, MD, MS

Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems Overview

Neuromodulation SIG

Pulsed and Water-Cooled Radiofrequency
Khalid Malik, MD

Sacroiliac Joint Injections, Lateral Branch Blocks
Maxim S. Eckmann, MD, Chad Brummet, MD, Ronald Wassermann, MD

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
Mark N. Malinowski, DO, Allen W. Burton, MD


Musculoskeletal pain

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Alik Saidov, MD, Henry Kroll, MD


Neuropathic pain

Biology of Neuropathic Pain: A Brief Review
Tony Yaksh, PhD

Central Post-Stroke Pain
Shao-Lun Tsao, MD, Young Woo Cho, MD, PhD, Billy K. Huh, MD, PhD

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Matthew Jaycox, MD, Timothy Lubenow, MD

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Robert Hurley, MD, PhD, William Ross, MD

HIV-Related Pain Syndromes
Eliot Wickliff, MD, and Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD

Phantom-Limb Pain
Jon Y. Zhou, MD

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
Honorio T. Benzon, MD


Pain in special populations

Co-Managing Chronic Pain and Substance Use Disorders
Kisha Thomas, MD, and Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD


Pediatric pain

Addressing Procedural Pain in Pediatric Patients
Neil Patel, MD

Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents
Ravi Shah, MD, Santhanam Suresh, MD, FAAP

Integrated Approach to Pediatric Chronic Pain Management
Floria E. Chae, MD


Ultrasound guidance for chronic pain interventions

Genitofemoral Nerve (Inguinal Canal) Block
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC, Rachael Seib, MD, Berhard Moriggl, MD

How I Do It: Ultrasound-Guided Injection for the Shoulder (Part 1)
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC Founder (Pain Medicine)

How I Do It: Ultrasound-Guided Injection for the Shoulder (Part 2)
Philip Peng MBBS, FRCPC, Founder (Pain Medicine)

How I Do It:  Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Medial Branch Block
Roderick J Finlayson MD FRCPC

Pudendal Nerve Injection
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC, Rachael Seib, MD, Bernhard Moriggl, MD

Stellate Ganglion Block
Michael Gofeld, MD, Bernhard Moriggl, MD

Suprascapular Nerve Block
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC, Rachael Seib, MD, Bernhard Moriggl, MD

Ultrasonography in Pain Medicine SIG

Ultrasound Guidance for Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection
Shankar Hariharan, MD, Eliot Wickliff, MD

Ultrasound Guided Blocks for Chronic Pain Management – Peripheral Structures
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC

Ultrasound Guided Intercostal Nerve Steroid Injection
Shankar Hariharan, MD, Bernhard Moriggl, MD

Ultrasound Guided Neuroma Injection
Shankar Hariharan, MD, Bernhard Moriggl, MD

Ultrasound Sonoanatomy and Associated Interventional Procedures for Axial Structures
Dave A. Provenzano, MD

Ultrasound-Guided Lumbar Medial Branch and Intra-articular Facet Injections
David A. Provenzano, MD, and Bernhard Moriggl, MD


Visceral pain

Visceral Abdominal Pain
Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD