Spine and Pain Management

A focus of our research and disseminated work is to determine the optimal imaging methods for identification of acute and chronic back pain sources and the multidisciplinary treatment pathways for management of musculoskeletal and spine pain.  The following papers and chapters represent the work in this area:

Publications related to these topics:

Occipital Nerve Block for the Assessment of Delayed Recovery from Concussion. Laguerre M, McGargill S, Herman DC.Curr Sports Med Rep. 2020; 19(10):392.

Occipital Neuralgia – A Masquerading Cause of Concussion Symptoms. Laguerre M, McGargill S, Herman DC.Curr Sports Med Rep. 2020; 19(9):344.

Chapter 37: Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory drugs and acetaminophen. Duarte RA, Argoff CE and Dubin AH.  In: Pain Management Secrets, 4th ed. Elsevier Press. Editors Charles E. Argoff, Andrew Dubin and Julie G. Plitsis. 2018.  pp. 206-209.

The Impact of Local Steroid Administration on the Incidence of Neuritis Following Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy. Singh JR, Miccio VF Jr, Modi DJ, Sein MT. Pain Physician. 2019; 22(1):69-74.

Chapter 31: Depression and Anxiety in Chronic Pain. Narayan S, Reppel A, and Dubin AH.  In: Pain Management Secrets, 4th ed. Elsevier Press. Editors Charles E. Argoff, Andrew Dubin and Julie G. Plitsis. 2018.  pp. 160-167.

MR Neurography of the lumbosacral plexus for lower extremity radiculopathy: frequency of findings, characteristics of abnormal intraneural signal, and correlation with electromyography. Chazen JL, Cornman-Homonoff J, Zhao Y, Sein MT, and Feuer N.  American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2018; 39(11), 2154-2160.

Chapter 43: Nerve Blocks: Spine. Narayan S and Dubin AH.  In: Pain Management Secrets, 4th ed. Elsevier Press. Editors Charles E. Argoff, Andrew Dubin and Julie G. Plitsis. 2018.  pp. 237-239.

Chapter 50: Integrated Approaches to Pain Management. Narayan S and Dubin AH.  In: Pain Management Secrets, 4th ed. Elsevier Press. Editors Charles E. Argoff, Andrew Dubin and Julie G. Plitsis. 2018.  pp. 262-264.

Auricular Acupuncture for Spinal Cord Injury Related Neuropathic Pain: A Pilot Controlled Clinical Trial. Estores I, Chen K, Jackson B, Lao L, Gorman PH. J Spinal Cord Med. 2017 Jul;40(4):432-438.