Schmerzmanagement

[VIDEO] Avoid Systemic Opioids and Improve Postoperative Pain Control with a PEC 1 Block for Shoulder Surgeries

A relatively simple and risk-free procedure, the Pectoral Nerve (PECs) block is widely used to control post-operative pain, particularly following breast surgeries. A 2020 study published by the Department of anesthesiology at Stony Brook University Health Science Center analyzed 19 randomized control trials and concluded: “When compared to general anesthesia with systemic opioids, PECs block…

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[VIDEO] Using Ultrasound to Guide Intra-Articular Injections of the Knee is Gaining Popularity. Here’s why.

Dr. Gregory Hickman, the medical director and anesthesia director at the Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center in Florida recently shared his master tips for performing ultrasound-guided injections during a webinar hosted by Clarius, The Mobile RA: Using Handheld Ultrasound to Guide PEC and Supraclavicular Blocks Plus Intra-Articular Injections. Watch the recording of the full webinar…

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[VIDEO] Is the Supraclavicular Plexus Block the Right Choice to Prevent Postoperative Pain?

While the interscalene brachial plexus block is currently the more common and popular regional anesthesia technique for pain mitigation after shoulder surgery, the supraclavicular block is an effective, and possibly safer alternative. According to a 2019 study published in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology, there is evidence that the supraclavicular block is less likely to…

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[VIDEO] Ultrasound-Guided Pain Injections: Treating Severe Chronic Neck Pain and Headache with an Erector Spinae Nerve Block

During a recent webinar on ultrasound-guided pain procedures, renowned pain management expert Dr. David Rosenblum shared practical remedies for treating chronic pain. Focusing on a specific case, Dr. Rosenblum provided step-by-step instructions on how he performs an erector spinae nerve block using ultrasound guidance. To hone your skills, read on for Dr. Rosenblum’s detailed tips…

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Pain Management Case Study: Treating Severe Chronic Neck Pain and Headache with an Occipital Nerve Block

In a recent webinar on ultrasound-guided pain procedures, renowned pain management expert Dr. David Rosenblum shared practical remedies for treating chronic pain. Focusing on a specific case, Dr. Rosenblum provided step-by-step instructions on how he performs an occipital nerve block using ultrasound guidance. Watch his Clarius Classroom video demonstration of an occipital nerve block and…

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Pain Specialists Say Patients Are Suffering From More Pain During the Pandemic and Visits Remain Lower

Over 100 pain management specialists reported on the continued impact of the pandemic in a recent poll conducted during the webinar, Practical Pandemic Pain Remedy, hosted by Clarius Mobile Health. Unsurprisingly, 64% of pain specialists confirmed a decrease in patient visits during the pandemic, while 54% said patients are suffering unnecessarily. Our poll results on…

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Pro Tips for Ultrasound Guided Pain Medicine Injections

By Dr. Oron Frenkel, Chairman, Clarius Medical Advisory Board I recently had the pleasure of collaborating with pain management expert Dr. David Rosenblum on a webinar hosted by Clarius and summarized highlights from our discussion about interventional pain management in this article. According to the CDC, one in five adults suffers from chronic pain. We…

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