Intra-Arterial Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block for Patients With Refractory Headache

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of intra-arterial (IA) delivery of Dexamethasone and Ketorolac into the arteries supplying the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) in patients with refracto...
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Targeting Neurotrophic Factors: Novel Approaches to Musculoskeletal Pain

Chronic pain represents a substantial unmet medical need globally. In recent years, the quest for a new generation of novel, safe, mechanism-based analgesic treatments has focused on neurotrophic factors, a large group o...
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Loss of Nucleus Accumbens Low-Frequency Fluctuations Is a Signature of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a highly prevalent disease with poorly understood pathophysiology. In particular, the brain mechanisms mediating the transition from acute to chronic pain remain largely unknown. The authors identify a su...
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Unmet Needs in the Acute Treatment of Migraine Attacks and the Emerging Role of Calcitonin Gene–Related Peptide Receptor Antagonists

Migraine is a prevalent and chronic disease associated with high rates of disability and significant financial and socioeconomic burden. Current acute treatments for migraine attacks include both migraine-specific a...
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Coding Services in the Wake of COVID-19 Webinar Recording Available

AAPM hosted a webinar on April 15, 2020 presented by coding and billing expert Emily Hill, PA. A recording of this webinar is now freely available in the AAPM Education Center. Watch to hear Emily discuss  the rapid...
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CMS Issues Recommendations to Re-Open Health Care Systems in Areas with Low Incidence of COVID-19

As the United States continues to face the unprecedented public health emergency from the COVID-19 pandemic, the tide is turning and some areas throughout the country are seeing a decline in cases. As states and localiti...
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AAPM Signs AMA Letter Urging Additional COVID-19 Legislative Steps

As the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic confronts the nation, the American Medical Association (AMA), AAPM, and other leading physician organizations and state medical societies today released a letter sent to con...
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Pain Management Best Practices during COVID-19 CME Course Available

The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine , has published a practice guidelines article titled "Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-...
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AAPM Signs Emergency Funding Letter to HHS

AAPM signed a joint letter that urges Congress to interpret eligibility for funding in the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to include all ...
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New DEA Buprenorphine Guidance

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued guidance to DEA-registered physicians providing new flexibility for physicians managing patients with opioid use disorder. The new guidance permits physicians and oth...
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