Publications Expanded

Peer-reviewed Articles

“Shared-decision making: Evaluating the evidence for access to MRI-conditional devices to allow patients and providers to make informed and collaborative choices in the 21st century.” Neuromod. 18.4 (2015):335-6.

“Thermal Distribution Profile During Intervertebral Disc Biacuplasty: A Modified Cool-radiofrequency Lesion Approach in a Human Cadaver Model.” Pain Physician. 18.1 (2015): E217-E223.

“Failed back surgery syndrome: What’s in a name? A proposal to replace ‘FBSS’ by ‘POPS.'”Neurochirugie.2015 61.1 (2015): S16-S21.

“Chronic Sacroiliac Joint and Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction in a 35 year old Nulliparous Woman Successfully Managed with Multimodal and Multidisciplinary Approach.” J Man Manip Ther. 23.1 (2015):20-26.

“The Rate of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Spinal Cord Stimulation.” Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 40.9 (2015): E531–E537.

“Failed back surgery syndrome: Who has failed?” Neurochirugie. 61.1 (2015): S6-S14.

“Optimal Medical, Rehabilitation and Behavioral Management of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome.”Neurochirugie. 2015 61.1 (2015): S66-S76.

“Rehabilitation Perspectives of Neuromodulation.” Curr Pain Headache Rep. 18.2 (2014): 393.

“Critical Appraisal for the Use of Botulinum Toxin in Cervico-Thoracic Myofascial Pain.” Pain Prac. 14.2 (2014): 185-95.

“Lumbar Zygapophysial Pain During Extension-based Stabilization Protocol Following Lumbar Transdiscal Biacuplasty.”Pain Prac. 14.2 (2014): 162-6.

“Perineural Hematoma Following Lumbar Transforaminal Steroid Injection Causing Acute on Chronic Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Case Report.”Pain Prac. 14.3 (2014): 271-7.

“Spinal cord stimulation for predominant low back pain in failed back surgery syndrome: Study protocol for an international multi-center randomized controlled trial (PROMISE Study).” Trials. 14 (2013):376.

“Predictors of Pain Relief Following Spinal Cord Stimulation in Chronic Back and Leg Pain and Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis. Pain Prac. Accepted 2013 Jul 8.

“Directional Preference Following Epidural Steroid Injection in Three Patients with Acute Cervical Radiculopathy: A Case Series.” Pain Prac. 13.7 (2013): 559-65.

“Myofascial Pain: A Treatment Review Pain and Therapy.” 2.1 (2013): 21-36.

“Myofascial Pain: A Review. Pain Management.” 2013 Jan:3(1):67-79.

“Epidural Contrast Flow Patterns of Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections Stratified by Final Needle-Tip Position.” Pain Med. 12.6 (2011): 864-70.

“Successful Peripheral Field Stimulation for Thoracic Radiculitis Following Brown-Sequard Syndrome.” Neuromod. 14.3 (2011): 249-252.

“3-Step Treadmill Test and McKenzie MDT to Establish Directional Preference in a Patient with Spinal Stenosis: A Case Report.” J Man Manip Ther. 19.1 (2011): 35-41.

“Atypical Presentation of a Spinal Schwannoma in a Young Adult: A Musculoskeletal Imaging Case.” J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 40.10 (2010):762.

“Delayed Radicular Pain Following Two Large Epidural Blood Patches for Post-Lumbar Puncture Headache.” Pain Physician. 13 (2010): 257-262.

“Acute Exacerbation of Hereditary Coproporphyria Mimics Early Surgical Infection Following Intrathecal Pump Implantation for Chronic Abdominal Pain: A Case Report.” Neuromodulation. 13 (2010): 296-298.

“Treatment of Pain in Dercum’s Disease with Lidoderm® (Lidocaine 5% Patch): A Case Report.” Pain Med. 2008.

“Biochemicals Associated with Pain and Inflammation are Elevated in Sites Near to and Remote from Active Myofascial Trigger Points.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 89.1 (2008):16-23.

“Optimizing Quality of Life Through Palliative Care.” J Am Osteopath Assoc. 107.12 (2007):ES9-14. Review.

Non Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Myofascial Pain Syndrome: An Etiological Discussion.” Pract Pain Management. 2012.