Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice

3rd Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Authors: Ted Lennard David Vivian Stevan Walkowski Aneesh Singla
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416037798
eBook ISBN: 9780323247566
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th August 2011
Page Count: 656


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.

Key Features

  • Offer your patients today’s most advanced pain relief with nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques, masterfully presented by respected physiatrist Ted Lennard, MD.

Table of Contents

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:


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About the Author

Ted Lennard

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute, Springfield, MO

David Vivian

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Director, Clinical Intelligence, Metro Spinal Clinic, Metro Pain Clinics, Victoria, Australia

Stevan Walkowski

Aneesh Singla

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts