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Procedural Handouts:
  • Epidural InjectionsDetailed information regarding the procedure and potential complications of epidural injections.
  •  Facet Joint InjectionsDetailed information regarding the procedure and potential complications of facet joint injections.
 
Educational Resources: 
Listed below are links to resource websites that provide additional patient education information pertaining to the treatment of spine and other musculoskeletal conditions:
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R): AAPM&R is a professional association comprised of physiatrists (physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians). Physiatry is a well established medical specialty that focuses on restoring or maximizing funtion to ensure the best quality of life for patients.
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM): AANEM is a professional association comprised of physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with disorders of muscle and nerve. Electrodiagnostic medicine is the study of diseases of nerves and muscles. Results of EMG tests help physicians decide what is wrong and how it can be treated.
  • North American Spine Society (NASS): NASS is a professional society comprised of all members of the spine community regardless of specialty or locale. NASS members include MDs, DOs and PhDs in 24 spine-related specialties including orthopedics, neurosurgery, physiatry, pain management and other disciplines. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, chiropractors, physical therapists, practice administrators and other allied health care professionals involved in spine care are also represented in NASS.
  • International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS): ISIS is an association of physicians whose motivation is the development, study of efficacy, and implementation of percutaneous techniques for the precise diagnosis and treatment of spine pain.
  • Spine Universe: Spine Universe is an online resource for information pertaining to spine conditions, treatment, pain management and wellness.