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Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA, aka Rhizotomy) reduces opioid dosing in Ontario patients

XR, US, CT, MRI: What to order, when, and for what kind of patient(s)?

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA, aka Rhizotomy) for common arthritic pains: Decades of Evidence.

Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) for Radicular Pain / Sciatica

Neck or Low Back Pain: Facet injections, Medial Branch Blocks, and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA, aka Rhizotomy)

Corticosteroids and osteoporosis risk: Another reason to consider Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA, aka Rhizotomy)

Pulsed Radiofrequency of Dorsal Sensory Roots: Similar Outcomes to Epidural Steroid Injections (without the steroid)

Spinal Cord Stimulation: Evaluating 50+ Years of Evidence with our very own, Dr. Visnjevac

Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: history, evidence, efficacy.

Ketamine Infusions for Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Coping Capacity, Stress Tolerance, Depression, and Central Pain Disorders: A Discussion of Mechanisms of Action Evidence with our own, Dr. Visnjevac. 

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Understanding Degenerative Disc Disease: An Anatomic and Physiologic Perspective.

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Pulsed Radiofrequency of Nerve Roots for Persistent Post-Discectomy/decompression Pain: Evidence, mechanisms of action, and gene expression changes