Pain Management 2 of 2

An estimated 85 million Americans are living with chronic pain, which adds up to billions of dollars in health care expenses and lost productivity. This program features an interview with a pain management specialist who talks about strategies and treatments for chronic pain, including back pain.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Back pain treatments
  • Physical therapy
  • Lumbar spine
  • Functional discogram
  • Back injections/nerve blocks
  • Pain pumps
  • Spinal stimulation
  • Chronic pain research

Dr. Thelma Wright, director of the University of Maryland Pain Management Center, which is located at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute in Baltimore. Dr. Wright is also an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: January 7, 2014

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