-- Detailed recommendations regarding the use of appliances (e.g., magnets), skilled allied-health provided medical therapies (e.g., acupuncture, manipulation/mobilization, myofascial release), electrical therapies (e.g., PENS, TENS).
-- Uses and limitations of injection therapies (e.g., diagnostic and therapeutic facet joint injections, trigger/tender point injections, botulinum injections, intrathecal drugs).
-- A discussion of spinal cord stimulation for CRPS and other painful conditions.
-- A detailed review of psychological services (e.g., evaluation and behavior therapy) and rehabilitation for delayed recovery, including biofeedback, work conditioning/work hardening/early intervention programs, and interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation programs.
-- A focus on functional restoration, including an active exercise program and behavioral program.
In addition to being available electronically, the new chronic pain guidelines will also be available in a new print edition of the Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines 2nd Edition, 2008 Revision, which is currently in production. Orders are being accepted now for delivery in September of this comprehensive volume, which includes guidelines on a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Individual chapters from the print publication are also available at ACOEM's website.
ACOEM's online treatment guidelines are exclusively distributed by Reed Group. For more information, or to order UMK Professional or the ACOEM Guidelines Electronic version, visit http://www.reedgroup.com or call a product consultant at 866.889.4449.
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