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Pain medicine is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain. The typical pain management team includes medical practitioners, Pharmacists, Clinical Psychologist, occupational therapists, physician assistant, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists.Pain can be managed using pharmacological or interventional procedures by using pain reliefs. There are many interventional procedures typically used for chronic back pain include epidural steroid injections, facet joint Injections, neurolytic blocks, spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal drug delivery system implants. The Management goals when treating back pain are to achieve maximal reduction in pain intensity as rapidly as possible, to restore the individual’s ability to function in everyday activities, to help the patient cope with residual pain, to assess for side effects of therapy, and to facilitate the patient’s passage through the legal and socioeconomic impediments to recovery. For many the goal is to keep the pain to a manageable level to progress with rehabilitation, which can then lead to long term pain relief. Also, for some people the goal is to use non-surgical therapies to manage the pain and avoid major surgery, while for others surgery may be the quickest way to feel better. Migraines typically present with self-limited, recurrent severeheadache associated with autonomic symptoms. About 15-30% of people with migraines experience migraines with an aura. And those who have migraines with aura also frequently have migraines without aura. There are four possible phases of Headache: The Prodrome, which occur hours or days before the headache, The aura, which immediately precedes the headache, The pain phase also known as headache phase, The postdrome, the effects experienced following the end of a migraine attack.
- Track 1-1Neuropathic pain
- Track 1-2Myofascial pain and Fibromyalgia
- Track 1-3Headache and Migraines
- Track 1-4Back Pain
- Track 1-5Eagle Syndrome
- Track 1-6Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)
- Track 1-7Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Track 1-8Back Pain Relief Products and Materials
- Track 1-9Pain Medicine Aspects
- Track 2-1Paracetamol and NSAIDs
- Track 2-2Opioids
- Track 2-3COX-2 Inhibitors
- Track 2-4Flupirtine & Cymbalta
- Track 2-5Oxycodone/Acetaminophen
Pain medicine and rehabilitation employs numerous physical techniques like thermal agents and electrotherapy, such as therapeutic exercise and behavioral medical care, traditional pharmacotherapy to treat pain, sometimes as a district of knowledge domain or multidisciplinary program Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation has been found to be ineffective for lower back pain, but it would facilitate with diabetic neuropathy. Acupunctureinvolves the insertion and manipulation of needles into specific points on the body to alleviate pain or for therapeutic functions. Research has not found proof that light therapy like low level optical device medical care is a good medical care for pain relief Cognitive behavioral Therapy (CBT) for pain helps patients with pain to know the link between one's physiology (e.g., pain and muscle tension), thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. A meta-analysis of studies that used techniques targeted around the thought of mindfulness, concluded, "Findings counsel that MBIs decrease the intensity of pain for chronic pain patients." Occupational therapists could use a range of interventions as well as training program, relaxation, goal setting, drawback determination, planning, and carry this out at intervals each cluster and individual settings. Therapists may go at intervals a clinic setting, or within the community as well as the work, school, home and health care centers. Activity therapists could assess activity performance before and when intervention, as a live of effectiveness and reduction in disability.
- Track 3-1TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
- Track 3-2Acupuncture
- Track 3-3Light Therapy
- Track 3-4Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Track 3-5Occupational Therapy Pain Management
- Track 3-6Overview of mindfulness for the clinic patient
- Track 4-1Sedation
- Track 4-2Neuraxial Anesthesia
- Track 4-3Muscle Relaxation
- Track 4-4Neuromuscular-blocking Drugs
- Track 4-5Acute pain management
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) may be a medical condition within which the median nerve is compressed because it travels through the carpus at the carpal tunnel and causes pain, symptom and tingling, within a part of the hand that receives sensation from the median nerve. Piriformis syndrome may be a neuromuscular disorder that happens once the Sciatic nerve is compressed or otherwise irritated by the piriformis muscle inflicting pain, tingling and symptom within the buttocks and on the trail of the nerve descending the lower thigh and into the leg. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) it's a chronic general un-wellness characterized by severe pain, swelling, and changes within the skin. CRPS usually worsens over time. it's going to at the start associate effect on} an arm or leg and unfold throughout the body; thirty fifth of individuals report symptoms throughout their whole body. Alternative potential effects include: general involuntary dysregulation; animal tissue edema; system, endocrine, or medical specialty manifestations; and changes in urological or gi operate. Central pain syndromemay be a neurologic condition caused by injury or malfunction within the Central system (CNS) that causes a sensitization of the pain system. The extent of pain and also the area unit as affected are associated with the reason behind the injury. Compartment syndrome is augmented pressure inside one in all the body's compartments that contains muscles and nerves. Compartment syndrome most typically happens in compartments within the leg or arm. There are unit 2 main sorts of compartment syndrome: acute and chronic.Fibromyalgia (FM) may be a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to pressure. Symptoms apart from pain might occur, resulting in the utilization of the term Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Alternative symptoms embrace feeling tired to a degree that ordinary activities area unit affected, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. Some folks additionally report problem with swallowing bowl and bladder abnormalities.
- Track 5-1Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Track 5-2Piriformis Syndrome
- Track 5-3Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Track 5-4Compartment Syndrome
- Track 5-5Central Pain Syndrome
There are several pharmacological interventions that may be accustomed manage pain in arthritis. However, in choosing the acceptable approach, the practitioner must take into account to consider the efficacy. Adverse side effects, dosing frequency, patient preference, and cost in choosing medication for pain management. When a patient develops the primary signs of an inflammatory arthritis, the most priority is symptom relief, with pain being the cardinal sign of inflammation that patients most wish facilitate with. However, it has become more and more clear that for inflammatory arthropathies like RA merely treating the symptoms with non- Steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or analgesics in adequate, because features of the disease that lead to damage to the joints, and then to disability will carry on uncheck. In addition to symptoms –relieving drugs, patients also need disease-modifying pain drugs that have been demonstrated to slow down or stop the damaging aspects of disease There are two aims in the pharmacological treatment; firstly to reduce inflammation or modulate the auto immune response and secondly to modulate the pain response. Medications is thought-about in 5 classes: simple analgesics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Disease modifying anti-rheumatic-drugs (DMARD’S), Steroids, Biologics and other relevant Adjuvant analgesics (ex. antiepileptic and antidepressants used for pain relief).
- Track 6-1Pain Physicians and Experts
- Track 6-2Laser Pain Therapy
- Track 6-3Pain Management Products and Materials
- Track 7-1Chiropractors
- Track 7-2Physiatrists or Rehabilitation Physicians
- Track 7-3Rheumatologists
- Track 7-4 Orthopedic Surgeons
- Track 7-5Physical Therapists
- Track 7-6Acupuncturists
- Track 7-7Pain Medicine Specialists
- Track 7-8Osteopathic Doctors
- Track 7-9Pediatric Pain Management
Chronic pain is pain that lasts a drawn-out time. In medication, the excellence between acute pain and chronic pain has historically has been determined by an discretional interval of your time since onset; the 2 most typically used markers being 3 months and 6 months since onset, though some theorists and researchers have placed the transition from acute to chronic pain at twelve months. Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain may be a procedure that uses AN electrical current to treat chronic pain management Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) space 2 varieties of electrical nerve stimulation. In either, atiny low generator sends electrical pulses to the nerves (In peripheral nerve stimulation) or to the funiculus (in funiculus stimulation) These pulses interfere with the nerve impulses that cause you to feel pain.
- Track 8-1Chronic Migraines
- Track 8-2Physiotherapy
- Track 8-3Osteoporosis
- Track 8-4Fibromyalgia
- Track 8-5Electrical stimulation/ Neuro stimulation
- Track 8-6Chronic Nerve Pain Management and Therapy
Narcotics also referred to as opioid pain relievers are used only for pain that's severe and is not helped by other forms of painkillers. When used rigorously and underneath a doctor's direct care, these medications are often effective at reducing pain. Narcotics work by binding to receptors into the brain that blocks the sensation of pain. When used rigorously and underneath a doctor's direct care, they'll be effective at reducing pain. Antidepressant medication for treatment of depression as well as other different disorders that will occur alone or together with depression, like chronic pain, sleep disorders, or anxiety disorders. Antidepressants are medication used for the treatment of major depressive disorder and different conditions, chronic pain and neuropathic pain. Anticonvulsants, or anti-seizure medications, work as adjuvant analgesics. In different words, they can treat some forms of chronic pain even if they're not designed for that purpose. whereas the most use of anti-seizure medication is preventing seizures, anticonvulsants do seem to be effective at treating certain forms of chronic pain. These include neuropathic pain, like peripheral neuropathy, and chronic headaches like migraines.
- Track 9-1 Narcotic Pain Medications
- Track 9-2Non-narcotic Pain Medications
- Track 9-3Corticosteroids
- Track 9-4Antidepressants
- Track 9-5 Anticonvulsants (Anti-seizure medications)
Perianesthesia Nursing could be a nursing specialty practice area involved with providing medical care to patients undergoing or convalescent from anesthesia. Perianesthesia nursing encompasses many subspecialty observe space and represents a various range of practice environment and skill sets. Pain management nurses are typically thought-about to be perianesthesia nurses, given the cooperative nature of their work with anesthetists and also the fact that a large proportion of acute pain issues are surgery related. However, distinct pain management certifications exist through the American Society for Pain Management Nurses.
- Track 10-1Evidence Based Practice
- Track 10-2Alternative Pain Management
- Track 10-3Advanced Pain Management
Orofaical pain is a general term covering any pain which is felt in the mouth, jaws and the face. Orofacial pain is a common symptom, and there are many causes. Orofacial pain has been defined as "pain localized to the region above the neck, in front of the ears and below the orbitomeatal line, as well as pain within the oral cavity, pain of dental origin and temporomandibular disorders". It is estimated that over 95% of cases of orofacial pain result from dental causes (i.e.toothache caused by pulpitis or a dental abscess). However, some orofacial pain conditions may involve areas outside this region, e.g. temporal pain in TMD. Toothache, or odontalgia, is any pain perceived in the teeth or their supporting structures (i.e. the periodontium). Toothache is therefore a type of orofacial pain. Craniofacial pain is an overlapping topic which includes pain perceived in the head, face, and related structures, sometimes including neck pain. All other causes of orofacial pain are rare in comparison, although the full differential diagnosis is extensive.
- Track 11-1Orofacial Pain Treatment
- Track 11-2Dental Pain Management
- Track 11-3Medicine for Dental Pain
- Track 11-4 TMJ Pain and Treatment
- Track 11-5Burning Mouth Syndrome
- Track 11-6Oral Cancer
- Track 11-7Oral Ulceration