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Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice

Expert Consult: Online and Print

In the 3rd Edition of Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice, Dr. Ted Lennard helps you offer the most effective care to your patients by taking you through the various approaches to pain relief used in physiatry today. In this completely updated, procedure-focused volume, you’ll find nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques supplemented by a comprehensive online video collection of how-to procedures at You’ll also find extensive coverage of injection options for every joint, plus discussions of non-injection-based pain relief options such as neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy.


Physiatrists, Anesthesiologists, Pain Specialists, Rheumatologists

Hardbound, 656 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3779-8


  • Section I: Basic Principles of Procedures

    1 Fundamentals of Procedural Care


    2 Commonly Used Medications in Physiatric Procedures


    3 Psychological Aspects of Pain


    4 Conscious Sedation for Interventional Pain Procedures


    5 Radiation Safety for the Physician


    6 Complications of Common Selective Spinal Injections: Prevention and Management


    7 Implementing a Successful Revenue Cycle in Your Pain Management Practice (Coding)


    8 Medicolegal Issues


    Section II: Soft Tissue & Joint Injections

    9 Upper Extremity Joint Injections


    10 Lower Extremity Joint Injections


    11 Bursae Injections


    12 Tendon Sheath and Insertion Injections


    13 Trigger Point Injections


    14 Botulinum Toxin Injections in Myofascial Pain Disorders


    Section III: Complementary & Alternative Medical Procedures

    15 Prolotherapy: A CAM Therapy for Chronic Musculskeletal Pain


    16 Percutaneous Neuromoedulation Therapy (PNT)


    17 Medical Acupuncture


    18 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine: A Functional Approach to Pain


    19 The Treatment of Pain through Chinese Scalp Acupuncture


    20 Herbal and Nutritional Supplements for Painful Conditions


    21 Body Work and Movement Therapies


    22 Mind Body Therapies and PTSD


    Section IV: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

    23 Basic Principles of Neural Blockade


    24 Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks


    25 Upper Extremity: Suprascapular Block


    26 Sciatic Nerve Block


    27 Lower Extremity: Saphenous Nerve Block


    28 Lower Extremity: Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block


    29 Genitofemoral Neural Block


    30 Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Neural Blockade


    31 Intercostal Nerve Block


    32 Supraorbital Nerve Block for Supraorbital Neuralgia


    33 Head & Facial: Trigeminal Neuralgia


    34 Occipital Neuralgia


    Section V: Spine

    35 Epidural Steroid Injections: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar: Transforaminal, Interlaminar, and Caudal

    36 Zygapophysial Joint Pain: Procedures for Diagnosis and Treatment


    37 Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Procedures for Diagnosis and Treatment


    38 Discography:

    Part A Theoretical Aspects

    Part B Intervertebral Disc Access and Stimulation: Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical


    39 Discogenic Pain, Internal Disc Disruption and Radicular Pain


    40 Intradiscal and Peridiscal Therapies for Discogenic and Radicular Pain


    41 Spinal Cord Stimulation and Implanted Intrathecal Drug Infusion


    42 Sympathetic Neural Blockade


    43 Imaging for Chronic Spinal Pain


    Section VI: Phuysical Modalities for Pain Management

    44 Thermal Applications


    45 Cryotherapy


    46 Electrical Stimulation


    47 Traction


    48 Manual Therapy


    49 Therapeutic Exercises


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