Computed tomography-guided pulsed radiofrequency therapy may offer pain relief, improve quality of life, and reduce medication use in patients with trigeminal postherpetic neuralgia.
Evidence suggests that radiofrequency ablation of the sacral lateral branches may provide relief for pain that originates from the posterior sacroiliac joint complex.
A home-based anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of the dorsoprefrontal cortex of individuals with fibromyalgia may provide significant pain relief when used for an extended period.
Ultrasound-guided pulsed radiofrequency neuromodulation of the suprascapular nerve combined with injection of short-acting corticosteroids may safely and effectively relieve chronic shoulder pain.
Patients undergoing preoperative peripheral nerve block placement have a similar change in anxiolytic scores when they receive music medicine versus midazolam.
Single-injection brachial plexus block with liposomal bupivacaine may provide analgesia for 48 hours following shoulder surgery and reduce opioid use.
There were 2 studies examining the efficacy of the Evoke system in patients with chronic pain which indicated significant pain relief.
A new needle tip-tracking technology was found to reduce procedure time and the number of hand movements for clinicians performing ultrasound-guided out-of-plane peripheral nerve block procedures.
The majority of interventional spine physicians reported using magnetic resonance imaging ahead of lumbar epidural steroid injections to correlate with the physical examination.
The Spine Intervention Society released best practice recommendations for the performance of epidural steroid injections in the setting of a preservative-free dexamethasone shortage.