Frontiers in Denervation for Chronic Pain: Sacroiliac Joint Complex, Knee, Shoulder, and Hip (206)

1:30 PM–2:30 PM Friday, February 28

This session presents and critically evaluates the best evidence and recent developments relevant to the use of radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of chronic sacroiliac joint complex, knee, shoulder, and hip joint pain.

Lateral Branch Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation: A Best-Evidence Update

Byron Schneider

Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Neurotomy: What We Know and What Remains on the Horizon

Zachary McCormick

Terminal Sensory Articular Nerve Denervation: Anatomical Foundations and Emerging Techniques

Ameet Nagpal

The Hippest Procedure Yet: Current State of Denervation for Hip Pain

Patricia Zheng

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe appropriate workup and patient selection for radiofrequency ablation of the sacroiliac joint complex, knee, shoulder, and hip joint.
  • Summarize outcomes data regarding radiofrequency ablation for chronic pain of the sacroiliac joint complex, knee, shoulder, and hip joint.
  • Discuss current limitations in the current literature on radiofrequency ablation for chronic pain of the sacroiliac joint complex, knee, shoulder, and hip joint and potential areas of future growth and research.