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Pain Debate! Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Radiofrequency Ablation for Back Pain, and Sacral Stimulation (302)

9:15–10:15 am Saturday, March 9

Pain Debate! High energy short presentations will inform participants of current controversies and allow them to make decisions with high quality evidence for their patients.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Everything But Stimulation

Pro: Vivianne Tawfik, MD PhD; Con: Jason E. Pope, MD

Lumbar Spondylosis: The MINT Study - Radiofrequency Ablation is NOT Effective

Pro: Ajay B. Antony, MD / Con: Steven P. Cohen, MD

Sacral Nerve Stimulation is Better Than Conservative Care for Pelvic Pain

Pro: Corey W. Hunter, MD / Con: Jennifer Hah, MD MS

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess if spinal cord stimulation or other stimulation is necessary to treat CRPS.
  • Describe the role of CGRP for modern migraine therapy.