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Pain Management & Rehabilitation

Duration: 4 week rotation
Course Offered: Throughout the year

Rotation Overview: Pain Management & Rehabilitation

During this rotation, student will be exposed and learn about the following topics:

  • Different Spinal disorders and other painful disorders and their non- surgical treatment options including:
    • Physical therapy and Modalities
    • Injections (Trigger points / Epidural/ Facet joint/ Nerve root blocks/ Sacroiliac joint/ Etc.)
    • Pain medication including Narcotics and adjuvant medications
  • Indication, contraindication, technique and the difference between the different spinal injections
  • Indication, contraindication and technique of different joint injections, Trigger point injections and peripheral nerve blocks
  • Difference between long acting and short acting narcotics, indication and contraindication of use
  • Indication and technique of nerve conduction studies and Needle Electromyography

Students Report To:

Melissa Owens
Medical Student Coordinator

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