Comparing “board certification” to eggs

The topic of “Board Certification” in pain management can seem to be about as confusing as trying to understand the label on a carton of eggs.  Your local grocery store has them all:  cage free, free range, vegetarian fed, no hormones, antibiotic free, and organic.  There are certainly differences in price for these types of…

Use of steroids in epidural injections

The use of steroids in epidural injections has been considered “off-label” for many years, but it shouldn’t detract from the fact that there have been several properly conducted randomized trials and systematic reviews (as well as guidelines), showing significant long-term effectiveness of using them. Hundreds of thousands of patients every year avoid potentially unnecessary spine…