◾Practical reference to managing pain in the adult rehabilitation patient
◾Covers common diagnoses and strategies to control pain and improve functional outcomes
◾Concise chapters feature key points and clinical pearls
Written in a succinct format, this book presents a variety of pain conditions seen in acute or sub-acute rehabilitation hospitals and in outpatient clinical settings. Bio-medical and bio-psychosocial perspectives, as well as theory, clinical practice, and practical aspects of managing pain are offered throughout this volume. Chapters are organized by sections, beginning with an introduction to pain as well use of the multi-disciplinary treatment approach. Additional sections cover headache management, pain diagnostics, medication management, rehabilitation, injections and procedures, behavioral management, complementary and alternative medicine, neuromoduation, neuroablation, surgical management of pain, and novel techniques. Business and legal perspectives of pain medicine are also addressed.
Comprehensive Pain Management in the Rehabilitation Patient is a handy resource for any medical, interventional, surgical, rehabilitative, behavioral, or allied health provider who treats pain across the rehabilitation continuum.
Alexios Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Director, Comprehensive Spine Center Division Director, Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine Department of Neurosurgery Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University Rhode Island Hospital Providence, RI, 02903 Alexios Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH, is an osteopathic physician who is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Medicine. He is the medical director of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center's Spine Center, which specializes in comprehensive spine care including surgical and non-surgical approaches. He completed his residency at Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Mass General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his fellowship in the Department of Anesthesia at Dartmouth Medical School and Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire. Additionally, Dr. Carayannopoulos is a Harvard trained medical acupuncturist and US Navy trained specialist in Diving and Undersea Medicine. He is a 12 year veteran of the US Navy Medical Corps. Dr. Carayannopoulos is proficient in Greek, French, Spanish, and Italian.