The Art of Pain Relief: How Museums May Help Address Chronic Pain

Art museum tours for individuals with chronic pain are feasible, and participants reported positive effects on perceived social disconnection and pain.



Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, and pain is its defining symptom. Osteoarthritis is a complex disease whose etiology bridges [...]

Diagnosing & Treating Chronic Pain of the Lumbar Spine

Comparing & Contrasting Lumbar Decompression Procedures;
Intraspinal Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)


Salvaging Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Failures

Tolerance & Loss of Efficacy;
Surgical Revisions vs. Program Revisions;
Developing Electricalphysiological Models of Disease


Best Practices for
Prescribing Opioids

When (do?) “Guidelines” Diverge from “Best Practices” Mark Schumacher, MD, PhD Proper Charting & Documentation & When Should You Taper (or Not [...]

Perioperative Management of Persons with Chronic Pain

Perioperative management of patients who have been exposed to long-term opioids, whether of therapeutic or recreational origin, is challenging


Patient Assessment & Management

Learn to identify the cognitive neurological processes that modulate pain, how to identify the right treatment pathway for each patient, and to assess and manage amputation-related pain


Spinal Cord Stimulation as a Treatment for Chronic Pain

Pharmacological relief of neuropathic pain is often insufficient. Electrical neurostimulation is efficacious in chronic neuropathic pain and other neurological diseases. Spinal Cord [...]

Brain Biomarkers for Chronic Pain: Pathway for Novel Therapeutics

Deconstructing Biomarkers A Pathway for Novel Therapeutics Chronic pain conditions are associated with abnormalities in brain structure and function. Moreover, some studies [...]