Neuromodulation Advances for the Management of Chronic Disease [7125]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Union A

   Ali Rezai, Associate Dean of Neuroscience and Director of the Neurological Institute, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Track: Medical
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels


The presenter discusses how neuromodulation therapies are increasingly used for the treatment of patients with advanced and refractory conditions such as movement disorders and chronic pain. The presenter reviews the current state-of-the-art neuromodulation treatment options for patients with severe and medication intractable movement disorders, chronic low back, extremity, head and neck pain. Spinal cord and peripheral stimulation implants are routine procedures that can reduce chronic pain.

Learning Objectives:
Explain the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery in Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia
Identify the patient selection criteria and the use of neurostimulation for chronic low back pain, extremity pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, chronic headache and facial pain
Describe the current state of evidence and outcome for the use of neurostimulation

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  RN: 1
  CME: 1
  Chiropractor: 1

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