Update on Headache Pain and Treatment Options, by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD, a prominently recognized expert in the fields of headache, migraine, and pain treatment. A neurologist in Dallas, Texas, he serves as the head of his multidisciplinary clinic, the Anodyne Headache and PainCare Center.
Mechanisms and New Treatment of CRPS by Robert Schwartzman, MD, Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Neuropathic Pain Foundation. Schwartzman is internationally known for his work on Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), which he has researched for more than 30 years. A leading proponent of ketamine, an anesthetic, Schwartzman is currently involved in studying the use of high doses of ketamine to block abnormal pain NMDA receptors.
The American Academy of Pain Management is a non-profit organization that serves a broad range of clinicians who treat people with pain. Founded in 1988, the Academy has approximately 6,000 members and is the largest interdisciplinary pain organization in the United States. The Academy believes that effective pain management can be achieved through cooperation, shared knowledge, and the collective wisdom of healthcare professionals from many disciplines.
|SOURCE The American Academy of Pain Management|
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